Campus Involvement Opportunities
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Campus Involvement Opportunities

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Off-Campus Involvement Opportunities

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association serves as the voice for all the students at Utica College by listening to the students’ issues and concerns. It is made up of two sectors, the Student Senate and the House of Organizations. Student Government Association sectors meet every other Wednesday to discuss topics ranging from funding proposals to organization recognition.

Inter Greek Council (IGC)

The Inter-Greek Council of Utica College is the governing body of all Greek organizations recognized by the college.  It supports constructive educational and inspirational recruitment programs, and asserts its opposition ti mental or physical abuse connected to initiation activities.  The IGC welcomes all incoming students and encourages students to join one of the ten recognized organizations in a right tradition of philanthropy, service, and socialization.

Fran Lucia

Utica College Programming Board (UCPB)

UCPB is the driving force behind entertainment on campus.  We book the FUN!  From bringing concerts, comedians, and magicians, to planning dances, pub nights, trivia nights, and much more!

Orientation Mentor
Mentors work together to help ensure incoming students have a smooth, enjoyable, and enriching transition to Utica College.  Mentors will develop skills in problem solving, group facilitation, conflict resolution, multicultural understanding and team building. Additionally, being an Orientation Mentor provides you with the unique experience of mentoring first-year students. The skills you gain will serve you well as you begin your journey beyond Utica College.
Lauryn Davis

UC Ambassador Program (UCAP)
The UCAP Program is a great way for enthusiastic students to share their love of the campus with prospective students that visit UC.  Ambassadors give tours and share the history of US as well as the daily operations and important features that students will need to know to help them choose if UC is right for them!

Alexis Cooper

Peer Tutor Mentor (PTM)
The PTMs live on campus in the summer and work with the 5 week long Summer Institute program that is hosted bu the Office of Opportunity Programs.  PTMs also hold study sessions and serve as the RAs for the Summer Institute program.  Typically, PTMs have high grades in the basic math, science, and writing courses so they can also tutor the incoming summer students in these areas.

Kim Etman

Resident Advisor (RA)

What is a Resident Advisor?  RAs are peer leaders who live in the halls with other residential students and act as a liaison between students and the Residence Life staff members.  RAs go though vigorous summer and spring trainings to learn the proper procedures for emergencies, crises, documentation while also carrying the responsibility to develop a sense of community on the floors they manage by holding events throughout the year, being a resource for new students at the institution, and acting in an exemplary fashion for others.
Derek Pooley

Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Residence Hall Association is the governing board for the residential community.  The RHA works to make improvements to the campus community and provide programming that brings each of the residence halls together.
Jeff Percacciante

Leadership Weekend

Leadership Weekend is a weekend retreat at Camp Huntington on Raquette Lake where students interact with fellow student leaders from a variety of organizations to improve individual leadership skills through experiential workshops, team building games, and low and high ropes adventure activities.  They also brainstorm ways in which student leaders can work with UC administrators, faculty and staff to improve campus life, and present their ideas to campus administrators, working together to bring projects to successful completion upon returning to campus.

Bethany VanBenschoten

The National Society of Leadership and Success

The NSLS is an organization that helps Utica College Students discover and achieve their goals.  The national society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed.  NSLS builds leaders who make a better world.  We are dream supporters, we encourage people to achieve their goals, we ask what could be done if failure wasn't possible, then help them accomplish those goals and continue to create new ones.

Bethany VanBenschoten

Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Utica College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. The SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations, and policies that affect student-athletes' lives on NCAA member institution campuses.

Eileen Blumenauer

Emergency Medical Response Team (forthcoming)
Julie Murawski 

Bookstore Action Committee

Jerry Gallup

Dining Services Committee
Damian Boehlert

Campus Theme Committee

UC's "Campus Theme" is a year long opportunity for all members of our community to explore issues of social importance.  The committee reviews proposals for theme sponsored events and contributes to the funding of events that foster the campus theme.

Ahmed Radwan

Space Committee
Kim Lambert klamber

Diversity Committee
Representative group addressing issues of diversity on the UC campus for students, staff and faculty.  Provides programming support, recognizes outstanding students and staff, and is involved with a variety of diversity initiatives.

Alane Varga

Campus Safety Committee
Wayne Sullivan


Bethany A. VanBenschoten
Assistant Director for College Engagement
205 Strebel Student Center

(315) 792-5294
(315) 792-3126 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502