The Campus Activities office within Student Affairs and Academic Support oversees a variety of student organizations including student government, student media, fraternities and sororities, and other organizations of students with similar interests or backgrounds.
A complete list of active organizations is provided online at www.gallaudet.edu/Campus_Activities/Student_Organizations/Clubs_and_Organizations.html
Student Body Government (SBG)
Ely Center, Room 222
The Student Body Government (SBG) is the major organization through which the students govern themselves, plan activities for the campus, and work with the faculty and administration on matters of general interest to the student body. Full-time students automatically become members of the SBG when they enroll at the University. SBG's executive officers are chosen annually in a campus-wide election. The SBG has an executive, a legislative, and a judicial branch. The SBG president, with approval of the Student Congress, appoints directors for different departments within the executive Branch of the SBG. Through SBG's efforts, students serve as active members with full voting privileges on several faculty committees.
Graduate Student Association (GSA)
Ely Center 216
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student organization representing all graduate students at Gallaudet University. Their purpose is to promote academic excellence, provide a forum for the expression of opinion by graduate students, facilitate communications and joint activities within the various departments of Graduate School, and to promote the graduate school culture.
Fraternities and Sororities
Ely Center, Third Floor
There are seven registered Greek organizations on campus. Each stresses the importance of scholarship, leadership, and fellowship in selecting new members. All the Greek organizations endorse and must be in compliance with the University's Hazing Policy which prohibits hazing. All Greek organizations presidents serve as members of the Greek President Council. In order of date founded on campus, the Greek organizations are:
- Phi Kappa Zeta Sorority, 1892
- Kappa Gamma Fraternity, 1901
- Alpha Sigma Pi Fraternity, 1947
- Delta Epsilon Sorority, 1953
- Kappa Sigma Fraternity, 1982
- Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity, 1989
- Delta Zeta Sorority, 1993