Although attending classes, studying and working toward your degree are the main reasons students go to college, they are by no means the only thing to do there. It is important for students to be involved in campus activities because that is how they get the full college experience. Not only are they meeting new people, they are gaining independence, learning to “adult,” hearing new viewpoints and creating their own community of support. Besides earning a degree, this is why people come to college!
At WOU specifically, students have the opportunity to be involved in every corner of campus, from Athletics to cultural events to the radio station. Here are just a few of the activities college students can experience at WOU:
Of course, there are dozens of activities and events that happen at a university every week, and this is just a small sample. You can check out the WOU calendar for a glimpse at other ways students get involved. In addition to activities that are mainly for fun and socialization, many students choose to get involved with organizations that have an academic side, such as:
You will find more information about what it’s like to be a college student in the next two tabs, Answers for Students and Answers for Parents. Click those links to continue learning.