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Student Activities

Through the Office of Student Activities Hunter students have the opportunity to participate in clubs, student governance, and leadership development programming. By facilitating co-curricular involvement, the OSA aims to help students discover their passions, to strengthen the Hunter community, and to foster student leaders. Major events hosted by the OSA include Welcome Week, the annual Carnival/Club Fair, the pre-finals Stress Free Zone, and the Summer Event Series.

Welcome Week

Welcome Week Club Street Fair and Carnival is a kick off celebration held in conjunction with New Student Convocation.  Co-sponsored with the Undergraduate Student Government, this event is to welcome new and returning students to campus and introduce or reacquaint them with student life and co-curricular activities.  The street fair and carnival features over 60 student clubs and draws over 1000 students.  Students can enjoy assortment attractions including airbrush t-shirts, a caricaturist, glitter tattoos, popcorn, cotton candy and more.  This event is free for all currently registered students. 

Final Fever

Final Fever is a fun carnival filled with free food and activities, sponsored by the Office of Student Activities. It is a "last hoorah" for graduating students as well as for those finishing their spring semester classes.

Purple and Gold Spirit Squad

The Purple and Gold Spirit Squad is a dance team that promotes school spirit and performs at the Men's Basketball home games.  The Spirit Squad is open to all students through an audition process. 

All members of the Spirit Squad must be:

  • A currently enrolled student in good academic standing - g.p.a. of 2.5 and above with no disciplinary action or pending case.
  • Available to attend practice and perform at home athletic and special events.
  • Willing to demonstrate school spirit, positivie attitude, stamina and suitable dance background.

Students selected for the Spirit Squad must sign a Waiver of Liability, A Video/Photo Release form and be EverFi compliant.  Please contact the Spirit Squad Manager, Teneia Wooten at twooten@hunter.cuny.edu for more information.

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Stress Free Zone

A biannual event, the Stress Free Zone coincides with the periods before fall and spring semester finals. The purpose of Stress Free Zone is to promote relaxation and wellness as students head into the busy final weeks of the semester. In the past, the Stress Free Zone has offered free chair massages to students, do-it-yourself candle making, and manicures.

Summer Event Series

The Summer Event Series is designed to welcome first year and transfer students enrolled in summer classes to Hunter College. These summer events provide new students with an opportunity to connect with the Hunter College community while enjoying fun, off-campus activities. Previous trips include the High Line, the Whitney Museum, Central Park, and the Met Cloisters Museum.


Leadership Development

The Office of Student Activities forges inspiring, resilient, and ethical student leaders at Hunter College. The OSA has two major initiatives to further this end: the Student Leadership Colloquium event series and the Hunter Has Heart volunteer leadership cohort. The OSA also holds annual leadership retreats for the Undergraduate Student Government and for club leaders.

Student Leadership Colloquium (SLC)

SLC is designed to introduce students to new and different concepts and theories of leadership, and to offer them opportunities to enhance their leadership skills. It is designed as an information tool whereby students are exposed to, and have an opportunity to dialogue with, professionals representing a variety of educational and career fields.

Hunter Has Heart (Triple H)

Triple H is a social justice program designed to improve communities through volunteerism and advocacy. Participants must be currently registered, in good academic standing and have an interest in volunteerism and social justice. Triple H participants will have the opportunity to participate in various group and individual volunteer projects.

Student Activities Multicultural Exchange (SAME)

SAME is a series of programs that address issues of diversity and multiculturalism on campus.

Purpose:
To enhance a climate of mutual respect between and among members of the Hunter Community.
To increase students' awareness of their own culture and others.
To engage and support our cultural, religious and social justice clubs.
To inspire action and encourage students to address social injustice.

For more information or to apply to Student Activities please email Carissa Landes at cl2489@hunter.cuny.edu 

 

 

 

 

 

The Office of Student Activities Office Hours 

Mon-Tue: 9am-5pm
Wed-Thu: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-3pm

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