programs are an important part of the educational process that
provide a means for students to enter into extra and co-curricular
experiences. The wide variety of student clubs and organizations
offer additional opportunities for learning in which intellectual,
leadership, social and emotional growth can evolve. Student participation
within the wide variety of organizational offerings provides a
valuable educational laboratory where commitments and a progression
of new skills, knowledge, and friendships can take place.
students pay a student activity fee (SAF) every semester. These funds
are used to support organization
events as well as provide educational, cultural and recreational
activities. A Club Day is held each semester in order to introduce students to college organizations. Students
are encouraged to join and participate in any of the recognized
clubs and organizations.
Student Activities Office (Room BH-317) serves
as a clearinghouse for social, cultural, educational, volunteer and recreational
for registered students at Housatonic. For information about
upcoming student activities, email
the Student Activities Office, or call (203) 332-5094.
The Housatonic website displays
list of student clubs and organizations.
students at Housatonic are governed by an elected group of
student representatives called the Student Senate. Student
Senators act as the official liaisons between the student body
administration and they also manage the allocation of the student
During the academic year, the student government meets every
other week to conduct business. If you have questions, visit
the Student Activities Office.