Looking for that perfect way to get involved and make the most of your time at Maryville?
Maryville offers an abundance of student clubs and organizations in a variety of categories including academic, general interest, honor societies, spiritual organizations, and departmental organizations. You are sure to find something that interests you!
The following is a highlight of some of the major campus organizations. To find a full list of campus organizations, visit the Student Involvement section of Maryville’s website, and be sure to visit the Involvement Fair during University Week of Welcome (UWOW) to gather even more information about organizations you are interested in joining.
Founded in 1999, the Campus Activity Board (CAB) was designed to provide programming opportunities for Maryville students. The Officer Board is made up of four executive officers and 7 committee chairs who plan events such as Fall Festival Week, on campus movies, Saturday night comedians, and so much more. They are overseen by Brian Gardner who is a staff member in the Student Involvement Office.
CAB events are conducted using the revenue collected from the student services fee paid by all students and every CAB event is open to Maryville students, with a majority of events being open to non-Maryville student guests as well. CAB has an office located in Donius University Center (DUC) 126 and can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 314-529-9205. For fall’s upcoming events visit CAB’s website. CAB is also on Facebook. Become a fan today to stay up to date on all the latest events!
Maryville Student Government, known as MSG, has been a part of Maryville culture since 1994. MSG’s goal is to improve campus life for all students and they have done so by bringing about free laundry, hammocks around campus, and recycling bins. MSG is divided into divisions including student concerns, financial affairs and student organizations, public relations and strategic planning and organizational development. For more information visit MSG’s website. MSG also has an office located in the DUC and can be reached at email@example.com or 314-529-9243.
Also known as Cru, Campus Crusade for Christ is an interdenominational Christian organization committed to helping to meet spiritual needs of college students. They accomplish their goal through weekly events such as the Source and Bible studies, conferences and retreats.
Keith Lovin Institute for Leadership and Values (KLILV)
KLILV is Maryville’s only comprehensive leadership development program. The goal of KLILV is to help you develop the leadership skills you will need in your future professional career. If you are one of the lucky 20 freshman inducted into the institute you will attend seminars and develop and practice skills in a safe environment with constructive feedback. Upon graduation you will have built your leadership skills, particpated in community service efforts, developed and practiced public speaking skills, interacted with university officials, built a strong network or contacts, and you just might have studied abroad!
Can’t Find What You’re Looking For Among Maryville’s 50+ Organizations?
Make your impact and start your own student organization! It’s simple! All you need is:
- At least four students total to be members of the organization.
- Including you, you must have four members to start your organization. Your organization must be open to all Maryville students and there is no maximum number of club participants that you can have.
- A Maryville staff or faculty member to be the advisor.
- A constitution for your organization.
- Every Maryville organization is required to have a current constitution on file in the Student Involvement Office, located in the DUC. If you need help writing a constitution, contact the Student Involvement Office.
- Submit your application for recognition.
- Every year organizations are required to submit an application for recognition which outlines the organization’s purpose, officers, advisor and members. This application is available in the Student Life section of the Maryville website.
- A student organization handbook.
- Available for download in the Student Life section of the Maryville website.
- Before a new organization can complete the recognition process all of the officers will need training on the student organization policies. To set up training stop by the Student Involvement Office or call 314-529-9480.