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Here you will find information about campus services, clubs and organizations, and postings at Chapman University.

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How do I schedule a meeting with Dean Price or DeAnn Yocum Gaffney?

studentsYou may contact the Dean of Students office to schedule a meeting with either Dean Price or DeAnn Yocum Gaffney by emailing Aruni Wijewardene or Elise Cimino

What services does the campus offer for students with disabilities?

Chapman University strives to provide the best service to students with disabilities. Each student is assessed on an individual basis, thus each accommodation varies. Examples of accommodations include sign language interpretation, designated tables and chairs in classrooms, volunteer peer note takers and more. Visit the Disability Services website for more information. 

How can I find out about all of the clubs that Chapman University offers?

students signing posterVisit the OrgSync website  where every club and organization at Chapman has a description and contact information.

How do I find a club that pertains to my specific interests?

Student Organizations are categories into eight areas:

  • Academic/ Professional
  • Civic Engagement
  • Diversity/ Cultural
  • Greek
  • Honor Societies
  • Leisure
  • Recreational
  • Religious Spiritual

For more information about the various clubs on campus please visit our Orgsync page.

I’m interested in starting a club on campus. How do I find more information on this?

For more information about starting a club visit the following link and then contact the Student Organization Assistants at to find out more about the recognition process.

Where can I go to learn more about Greek Life?

Visit the Greek Life website or contact Jaclyn Dreschler at

What are my options for fitness around Chapman?

The innovative 4,000 square foot Julianne Argyros Fitness Center creates a welcoming environment for the Chapman community. The Center's mission is to promote wellness and healthy lifestyles by providing a space to host a variety of exercise activities and physical education classes.

Fall and Spring Hours

Monday - Friday
5 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Saturday - Sunday
8 a.m. - 12 a.m.

The Student Union offers free fitness sessions 6 times a week during Fall and Spring semester! Check out the Student Union Website for the updated schedule.

What entertainment and services does the Student Union have to offer?

Our state-of-the-art facility provides students with accessible entertainment and services that help increase productivity and enhances their experience outside of the classroom such as:

  • Argyros Amazon Locker
  • Laptops-to-Go
  • Union Fit
  • TV Programming
  • Community Supported Agriculture
  • Argyros Forum Collaboration Cubes
  • Sports in the Union
  • Request a Space - Event space for student organizations

Tell me more about the Cross- Cultural Center

Chapman University is proud to announce the inauguration of a Cross-Cultural Center opening Spring 2017.  For more information visit the Cross-Cultural Initiatives web page.

How do I get involved with the Student Government Association? and University Program Board?

Where do I find information about athletic team try-outs?

Contact the head coach of the team you are interested in. Visit Chapman Athletics to find the contact information for all of the athletic staff.

I’m a transfer student and I commute and want to find a sense of community on campus. What do you suggest I get involved in?

Transfer students are welcome to explore Chapman's 100+ Student Organizations by visiting our OrgSync page.

Where do I go to make the painted posters, signs, etc like the ones I see all over campus?

students Visit the Student Union Information Desk. Large butcher paper is available, and paint supplies are provided upon request. The Information Desk is open M-F 7am-12 a.m. and Sat-Sun 8 a.m.-12 a.m.. Hours vary during Interterm and Summer.

I have a club I would like to advertise with flyers. Where can I get them approved and where can they be hung?

Postings on community bulletin boards do not require approval; please see Chapman's student policy website for more information on posting policies

How can I get involved in the local community or meet students who are passionate about community service, politics, or social justice?

Visit the Civic Engagement website for more information about involvement opportunities and programs designed to support students' development as active and informed citizens of their communities.

Contact Us

Have a question that isn’t answered here? Contact the Dean of Students Office.


Phone: (714) 997-6721