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Student Involvement

Ways to Get Involved at Agnes Scott

Do you have a cause that is close to your heart? Two? Three? You’re among friends. Students have endless opportunities to get involved while at Agnes Scott. Expand your leadership skills. Take part in the greater community through community engagement projects. Immerse yourself in experiences that promote an understanding of self, others, and the world.

The Center for Leadership, Engagement and Service encourages students to get actively and intentionally involved and serves as a primary resource for diversity, leadership, service and wellness programs and activities.

Find a quick list of all student organizations here.

Academic Organizations – From Mock Trial to Pre-Law Club to National Honor Societies in most academic subjects, Agnes Scott gives you an opportunity to pursue your academic interests outside of the classroom. Find your academic passion here.

Health-Related Organizations – Several groups on campus help promote healthy lifestyles and/or work to educate students about health issues. Learn more about health-related organizations here.

Multicultural and Sexual Orientation & Identity Organizations – Under the umbrella of the Coalition of Student Multicultural Organizations (COSMO), Agnes Scott celebrates the diversity of its students by offering opportunities to bring different groups of students together to promote a sense of community on campus. COSMO includes a representative from each of these student organizations and works closely with the Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion. As a result, COSMO comprises an amazing group of students from various backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, and age groups. We currently have 11 multicultural organizations that represent a multitude of cultures and interests. See what multicultural organization fits you best here.

Performing Arts Groups – When it comes to the arts, Agnes Scott students are a talented bunch. Students have the opportunity to perform in theatre, dance, music, singing and poetry – just to name a few. Check out all the performing arts groups here.

Religious and Spiritual Life Organizations – The Agnes Scott Interfaith Council oversees all student religious and spiritual organizations and helps to plan and organize activities on campus. There are also organizations that cater to religion in general as well as specific religions. Find out more about meeting your religious and spiritual needs here.

Student Publications – For those who like to express themselves through writing, Agnes Scott has a student-run newspaper, a literary magazine, and an online media forum. Black Cat radio also features student-produced content. Learn more about student publications here.

Service Organizations – More than 80% of Agnes Scott undergraduate students are actively involved in community service. Find out ways to get involved in our service organizations here.

Student Recreation Organizations – Swim, dance and cheerleading clubs are just some of the ways you can stay active and involved at Agnes Scott. Check out recreation opportunities here.

Social Organizations –Several groups give students an opportunity to socialize based on common interests. Check the social organizations here.

Finding Ways to Connect

The below organizations are involved in the governance and/or planning of many student activities. Their efforts help enhance the overall student experience. Membership into these groups is selective; students must meet certain qualifications and, in some cases, must apply or be invited to join. Not all students can join these groups, but everyone benefits from their work!

Mortar Board – The Honorary Order of Agnes Scott College, founded in 1931, is the oldest chapter of Mortar Board in the state of Georgia. This community of Agnes Scott’s top-tier students is dedicated to upholding our school’s cherished traditions over many years, including organizing Black Cat each year.

L.E.A.D. Team – By planning fun events like Trivia Night, Bingo, Scottie Welcome, Casino Night and Pancake Jam, the L.E.A.D. (Leadership through Event and Activity Development) Team provides something for everyone.

Programming Board – One of the largest student-run organizations on Agnes Scott's campus, this group's mission is to create, plan, organize and execute many of the social events on campus, including Black Cat Fall Formal and AgnesPalooza.

Student Government – Elected students of Agnes Scott College serve as a member of the Student Government Association (SGA). The SGA Governing Body is comprised of the SGA Executive Board as well as General Body Members. The student body elects members to the SGA each spring. First-Year Class officers and Senators are elected within the first two weeks of classes.

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