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Office of Student Activities and Orientation

HomecomingThe Office of Student Activities and Orientation is responsible for advising student organizations, planning campus events, providing leadership opportunities, and coordinating new student orientation.

  • Need information on orientation? Visit our orientation page for information on how to register for your Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) session.
  • Want to get involved on campus? Check out our list of student organizations on Connect (details below) and read the descriptions to see which organizations interest you.
  • Looking for something fun to do? Browse our Connect calendarfor a full list of campus events happening each week!

Interested in campus leadership opportunities?

Here are positions to consider:

Student Government Association Executive Board*
Applications are due and elections are held each spring semester.
Contact: Candace Luebbehusen 

Orientation Leader*
Applications open November 1 and close December 22. Interviews are held during the spring semester. Get more information here.
Contact: Tyler Paul

Resident Assistant*
Applications are due and interviews are held each spring semester.
Contact: Karen Candlish

Campus Activities Board Executive Board
Applications are due and interviews take place during the spring semester.
Contact: Candace Luebbehusen 

Presidential Ambassador*
Applications are due and interviews are held during the spring semester.
Contact: Katie Smith

New Student Day of Service and Leadership Site Leader
Applications are accepted and due during the spring and summer semesters.
Contact: Jennifer Plumlee

MLK Day of Service Site Leader
Applications are due during the fall semester.
Contact: Jeanne Hidalgo

Alternative Break Site Leader
Applications are due during the fall semester.
Contact: Jeanne Hidalgo

* = paid positions

Get connected at Marian University!

  • Find all currently registered student organizations and an up-to-date event calendar on Connect.
  • Use your student login credentials to create your profile.
Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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Marian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, age or disabilities in the selection of administrative personnel, faculty and staff, and students.
*Placement rates are gathered from data collected from graduates within six months of graduation.