MCLA Logo 125
Students hiking to Mount Greylock

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 

Community reading


Intramural sports 

Peer advisors


Leadership conferences

Student Activities Council & Student Government


Clubs &  organizations

Various workshops to foster known talents and develop new ones 

Our 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 Monday. Also check out the posters and banners in the Campus Center, Rooms 309 and 310.