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Student Development & Activities

MCLA is committed to developing all aspects of our students. Beginning with orientation, we offer support services, opportunities for connecting with others both on and off campus, and the chance to find your voice in a broader community. Resources include:

First Days program
Commuter student opportunities
First Year reading
Intramural sports
Peer advisors 
Leadership conferences
Student Activities Council & Student Government

Clubs &  organizations

Various workshops to foster known talents and develop new ones

Painting crosswalkOur staff helps you meet the challenges not just of academic life, but of the world. We encourage engagement, critical thinking, activism, and leadership, and we celebrate enthusiasm, effort, and excellence. We partner with you to make your MCLA experience rich and fulfilling, providing knowledge and self confidence that lasts a lifetime. 

What's Happening: Get the latest info about events on campus and off by reading the What's Happening newsletter, sent to your First Class email every Friday. Also check out the posters and banners in the Campus Center, Rooms 309 and 310. And you can check the online events list anytime.


Resident Student Meeting & Welcome Dinner
Hoosac Hall Individual Floors

Centennial Room Open
Amsler Campus Center
For cash sales

Play Fair
Amsler Campus Center Gym

Resident Student Meeting & Welcome Dinner
Amsler Campus Center 324A

Orientation and Schedule Review
Murdock Hall 218
Required for students who did not attend Summer Orientation.