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Incoming Undergraduates & Families

Student Involvement

» Student Involvement

It's not too early to get involved! You can start making connections and plans for when you arrive on campus. Below are some ideas and areas to help you get a head start on your Chapman experience.

Join a club or organization

With many student groups and organizations, there are plenty of ways to find something that speaks to you — whether it’s a student organization related to your major, a club that helps you keep up with your hobbies, or anything else that you find fulfilling.

You can find a complete list of active student organizations here, or you can explore groups by category below.

Chapman Radio
Organization Highlight
Regularly ranked as one of the best college radio stations in the country, Chapman Radio provides opportunities for students to host their own show or take a leadership position in running the station.
The Panther Newspaper
Organization Highlight
The Panther is Chapman University's award-winning, student-run newspaper, which publishes every week of the fall and spring semesters. Visit their site to learn more and access their application for new positions.

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Find an on-campus job

Working on campus is a great way to get professional experience, make connections with staff and other students and get paid. For students receiving work-study, you will need to get a campus job to use that award.

Positions will be posted year-round, but there will often be more than 100 positions posted at the beginning of a semester.

Visit our Student Employment website for more information and to start your job search!

Visit Student Employment Page >>

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Chapman's Center for Undergraduate Excellence helps students of all majors find enriching opportunities in student-faculty mentored and collaborative research, scholarship and creative activities.

You can visit their website to review the many opportunities to join a research project or creative activity.

View research and creative activity opportunities >>

Meet our Student Scholar Ambassadors
Student Scholar Ambassadors are students who participated in academic research, a creative activity and/or applied to or received a prestigious fellowship/scholarship. Learn more about them and schedule an appointment to meet with one on their webpage!

Ask a student

Still have questions about the Chapman experience? Our student ambassadors are here to help. Feel free to reach out!

Questions about Getting Involved?


Contact our Student Engagement office and they will be happy to help you out.