Build your leadership skills at UB

Whether helping news students get accustomed to campus as an Orientation Leader, or helping communities on Alternative Spring Break, the University of Bridgeport offers a variety of unique opportunities for leadership. Scroll down to learn about how you can become involved in the following roles and organizations:

Residential Life Representative
Orientation Leader
Student Ambassador
Alternative Spring Break
TLC Tutor
ExCEL Peer Mentor
Student Programming Board
Student Government Association
Greek Life
Clubs and Organizations

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Residential Life Representative

The Office of Residential life and Student Conduct provides more than 125 positions to students in a variety of roles – including Resident Assistant, Guest Relations Associate, and more. Through these leadership positions within the department, students gain valuable professional experience, grow as individuals as part of a diverse community, and make personal/professional connections that will last a lifetime.

Get in touch!

To learn more about the different opportunities offered, contact the Office of Residential Life, Housing, and Community Standards at reslife@bridgeport.edu.

Orientation Leader

For those students interested in sharing their knowledge with incoming students as they assist them in the transition to campus, the Orientation Leader may be a great fit! Orientation Leaders interact with and serve as a resource for new students and their families, assist in providing a welcoming campus experience for students and their families, facilitate student group discussions, assist with student and parent programs and initiate and maintain contact with students via email throughout the summer and fall semester.

Get in touch!

To learn more about the Orientation Leader position, contact the Office of the Dean of Students.

Student Ambassador

Each semester, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions hires Student Ambassadors to become the public faces of UB. Student Ambassadors showcase the University of Bridgeport to potential students and their families during campus tours, open house events, and more. Student Ambassadors build school pride, practice outstanding communication, and help to grow UB’s bright future.

Get in touch!

For more information on how to become a Student Ambassador, please contact Miguel Arroyo at  marroyo@bridgeport.edu.

Extracurricular Outreach

Alternative Spring Break

Part of leadership is to serve! This group of students have traveled both domestically and abroad to lend a hand to communities in need.

Apply now!

For application information, please contact Jennifer Turner at  jenniftu@bridgeport.edu.

Tutoring and Mentoring Opportunities

TLC Tutor

The Tutoring and Learning Center (TLC) Peer Tutors assist fellow students with a variety of courses by facilitating one-on-one and group tutoring sessions.

Get in touch!

For more information on how to become a Peer Tutor, please contact Roxie Ray at roxieray@bridgeport.edu.

ExCEL Peer Mentor

The Student Support Services ExCEL Peer Mentor Program is a great opportunity for sophomores and upperclassmen to offer support and encouragement to first year students through social and academically-oriented meetings and activities.

Get in touch!

For more information and application, please email Chrystie Cruz at chcruz@bridgeport.edu.

Campus Associations and Organizations

Student Programming Board

The Student Programming Board (SPB) is the primary event planning organization at UB. The purpose of SPB is to program co-curricular activities that are relevant to and satisfy the needs of the diverse UB student populations; to collaborate with other clubs and organizations; and to create and implement a comprehensive calendar of events.

Get in touch!

To learn more about how you can become involved, please email Kelli Meyer at kmeyer@bridgeport.edu.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official representative body of the student population at the University of Bridgeport. The Student Government Association seeks to promote good citizenship and democratic fellowship. By giving individual students the experience of active participation in governmental procedures, Student Government Association strives to develop in students a sense of personal responsibility for the welfare of the entire UB community.

Find out more

Visit the Student Government Association page to learn how you can get involved.

Greek Life

The University of Bridgeport is proud to offer Greek Letter Organizations as part of student life on campus. Choosing membership in a fraternity or sorority not only enriches your collegiate experience and helps you connect to campus, but it is also a bond which lasts a lifetime. Greek organizations, while each unique, all have similar core values including academic excellence, leadership, personal growth, service to others, as well as brotherhood and sisterhood.

Find out more

Visit the Greek Life page to learn more about the fraternities and sororities at UB.

Clubs and Organizations

Students actively create a vibrant student life outside the classroom and provide educational, social, cultural, spiritual and recreational opportunities for the entire UB community. We encourage you to get involved to get active, get social, get in shape or simply have fun!

Join up!

Check out our listing of registered clubs for the 2015-16 academic year. If you do not see a club or organization that appeals to you, or you have an idea for starting a new club not currently offered, please  contact the Office for Campus Activities and Civic Engagement.