Think Outside of the Box

The Involvement Generator was created as a co-curricular experience finder for students and the faculty and staff work advise and mentor them. Within the Involvement Generator, you will be able to filter, search and narrow down co-curricular experiences which meet your needs. Searches can be filtered by date, level of involvement, type of involvement, cost to student and by various tags.








International Peer Orientation Leader

 Introductory CommunityIntroductory Vocation

International Student and Scholar Services

International Festival

Introductory Diversity Introductory Community

International Student and Scholar Services

Bring students together for intercultural experiences where they have the opportunity to learn about and engage with students from various cultures.  

Buddy Program

Introductory Diversity

International Student and Scholar Services

Current U.S. and international students communicate via email with new, incoming international students to answer their questions and help them prepare for arrival in the U.S., and at UD

Faculty-led summer study abroad

Expanded ScholarshipExpanded Diversity Expanded Community

Education Abroad

Semester exchange programs

Advanced ScholarshipAdvanced Diversity

Education Abroad

Conversation Groups

Introductory Diversity

Intensive English Program

Connects American and IEP students through conversation while supporting IEP student learning

Student Employment

Introductory Diversity Expanded Community

Campus Recreation

Employing over 300 students annually, this high impact practice provides for the development of transferable job skills, progressive responsibility, customer service emphasis, and leadership development.  Student employees are provided opportunities to advance skill sets through provision of various on-going trainings and certifications to include CPR for the Professional Rescuer, ARC Lifeguard, various fitness and pt certs (ACE, AFFA, ACSM, NASM, etc.), and officiating certs.

Sport Club Officers

 Expanded Community

Campus Recreation

Sport Clubs provide a learning experience for their members through involvement in teamwork, fundraising, public relations, organization, administration, budgeting and scheduling, as well as through the development of skills in their particular sport.

Student Board Members to the University Hearing Procedures

 Advanced Community

Community Standards & Civility

Students participate in the adjudication of student conduct cases ranging from alcohol violations to sexual assault.  These students are able to put into practice the process of discerning and weighing evidence, appropriate verbal and nonverbal skills related to working with people in conflict, professional tone and demeanor as well as critical thinking skills and decision making that has a high impact on the community and the lives of their fellow students.

Story Circles

 Expanded Community

Community Standards & Civility

Through storytelling and open ended questions, students, faculty and staff share their understanding their beliefs concerning the UD community. This circle discussion is an exploration into how different people within the community view the celebrations and concerns within our daily interactions on campus. The circle includes topics such as how we support one another, how alcohol impacts our lives, the culture of the campus community and the student neighborhoods and more. To participate in a circle contact Community Standards at csc@udayton.edu with the title "Story Circle Volunteer."

Career Counseling

Expanded Vocation

Counseling Center

Trying to choose a major? Don't know what to do with the major you have? Make an appointment with one of our therapists, who can help you determine your interests and passions — and what major and career best relates to the

Relationship Group

 Expanded Community

Counseling Center

"Many times, a challenge you are facing is shared by other students and can be more effectively addressed in a group setting. These problems often include difficulties in interpersonal relationships, depression, anxiety, eating problems, low self-esteem, and difficulties with grief or loss. Groups typically consist of five to eight students with similar concerns and are led by one or two therapists who help facilitate communication between group members"

Mindfulness Group

Introductory Faith

Counseling Center

Many times, a challenge you are facing is shared by other students and can be more effectively addressed in a group setting. These problems often include difficulties in interpersonal relationships, depression, anxiety, eating problems, low self-esteem, and difficulties with grief or loss. Groups typically consist of five to eight students with similar concerns and are led by one or two therapists who help facilitate communication between group members

Resident Assistant

Expanded Diversity Advanced Community

Housing and Residence Life

The Resident Assistant (RA) assists students in their transition, integration, and progression through community living. The RA is responsible for cultivating an environment that is conducive to learning and living in community in the Catholic/Marianist tradition. The RAs reports to the Area Coordinator/Resident Director of their living area.

Desk Assistant

Expanded Diversity Expanded Community

Housing and Residence Life

The desk assistant is an hourly employee who assists the area coordinator/resident director with the daily operations of the front desks.  

Community Assistant

 Introductory Community

Housing and Residence Life

The Community Assistant is a student who lives in the resident assistant/neighborhood fellows’ floor/district who assists the resident assistant/neighborhood fellow in implementing the department’s community standards process.  As part of his/her responsibilities, the community assistant facilitates community standards, critical incident and accountability meetings.

Neighborhood Fellow

Expanded Diversity Advanced Community

Housing and Residence Life

The Neighborhood Fellow is an undergraduate staff member who is responsible for facilitating learning experiences for students who live in the north and south student neighborhoods. Given the nebulous structure of the student neighborhoods, the neighborhood fellows serve as an essential communication link between students and the administration. The neighborhood fellows report to the community coordinators for the north and south student neighborhoods.

Ethics in Action

 Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

Housing and Residence Life

An integrated classroom and residential learning experience that seeks to help you answer the question of how does one live ethically in community? Students will live together in a group of apartments in Gardens on E. Stewart Street and take two classes together over the course of the academic year. Service projects, retreats and programming opportunities will be offered to complement the experience.

Servant Leadership LLC

 Expanded CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Housing and Residence Life

The Servant Leadership LLC is an environment located in 361 East Stewart Garden Apartments that nurtures and supports people who choose to serve 1st, and then lead as a way of expanding service and opportunities to individuals and institutions. Residents are encouraged to participate in service and cultural projects that range from immersion experiences and breakout trips to working with non-profit organizations, such as the Humane Society for Greater Dayton and the House of Bread. As a community, residents learn how to incorporate collaboration, trust, foresight, listening, and ethical use of power and empowerment into their work as servant leaders. Students will have an opportunity to develop their servant leadership skills in a community that appreciates and values each person's ability to make positive contributions to the larger world.

Learning Living Communities (FY)

Introductory Scholarship Introductory Community

Housing and Residence Life

Students share an intensive learning/living experience by living with students from cultures different from their own. Residents benefit from intercultural development, relationship development, and community engagement.

Special Interest Housing

Introductory Scholarship Expanded Community

Housing and Residence Life

Many units on campus partner with housing to host students in special interest housing.  STudents in these houses have experiences that can include service to the community, creating programs, living in a certain way (sustainably, Christian-based, etc), and/or take classes or workshops together.  Examples include honors, SEE, PCL, Global, Black Engineers, Marianist Communities, etc.

Student Coordinators

Expanded Diversity Advanced Community

New Student Programs

Assist New Student Programs with all aspects of planning, implementing, facilitating and evaluating orientation programs for fall and spring, Camp Blue leadership camp, and family weekend and student staff recruitment and training. The Student Coordinator position is a paid leadership role with year-round (November-October) responsibilities.

Orientation Team Leaders

Introductory Diversity Expanded Community

New Student Programs

Assists with specific NSO programs related to spiritual engagement, diversity, transfer student and parent programs.

Camp Blue Counselors

Expanded Diversity Advanced Community

New Student Programs

Assist with the planning and implementation of Camp Blue, facilitate sessions for FY students.

Orientation Leaders

Introductory Diversity Expanded Community

New Student Programs

Trained to facilitate small group discussions  and build relationships with FY students at NSO to assist with their transition to UD. Works with faculty volunteers.

Blue Crew

 Introductory Community

New Student Programs

Assist with the planning and implementation of Camp Blue, serve as a primary student leader for assigned team of 1st Year Students throughout Camp Blue,

Martin Luther King Day March and Rally participant

Introductory DiversityIntroductory CEOT

Office of Multicultural Affairs

OMA spearheads the coordination of the campus-wide Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.  OMA identifies students who can participate in the planning and execution of MLK events (e.g., Dayton Community March, passive and active educational programs) and assists in coordinating the contributions of other offices.

OMA Retreat

Expanded Diversity Expanded Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The OMA Retreat is intentionally offered at the halfway point in the academic year in order to encourage academic success, build community, and provide students with a brief respite from campus.  Sessions are facilitated by continuing students. The retreat is planned by a student committee and is chaired by the OMA Student Administrator.  The following major themes are explored:  stress management, academic success, relationship building, problem solving, physical wellness, recreation, discovering passionate purpose. The OMA retreat is free of charge.  

Intergroup Dialogue

Advanced Diversity Advanced Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Intergroup Dialogue program provides an opportunity for participants to gain a deeper understanding of their own and others’ social identities and statuses.  A credit-bearing Intergroup Dialogue mini-course focused on race/ethnicity is offered, which is taught by the Associate Director.  A faith-based Intergroup Dialogue will be offered in collaboration with Campus Ministry in Spring 2013.  The development of additional curricular and co-curricular Intergroup Dialogue experiences with other campus partners who participated in the training is desired.  The next Intergroup Dialogue experience may involve a focus on international and domestic student perspectives.

OMA Colors of Leadership Conference

Expanded Diversity Introductory Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The annual Colors of Leadership Conference (COLC) is a one-day event that brings students from diverse backgrounds together to grow as leaders.  Sessions are facilitated by members of the UD and Dayton community.  The sessions are designed to educate and empower students about leadership topics from a multicultural perspective.  In 2012, conference attendees primarily identified as students of color.  Program changes (e.g., presentation of leadership awards in conjunction with Student Life and the Student Government Association) were included which resulted in increased attendance by students from all racial/ethnic backgrounds.  The conference is in its 17th year.

Change Agents

Advanced Diversity Advanced Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Change Agents series is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in critical dialogue around difference and social justice.   The facilitators of this Brown Bag series conduct an ice breaker, team builder, and a dialogic experience around a different topic per session, and conclude with training participants on how to conduct the sessions in other settings.  Additional opportunities and resources are available to those who participate in all Change Agents sessions.

Kindred Presidents

Advanced Diversity Advanced Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Kindred Presidents (KP) student leaders meet collectively on a monthly basis to discuss programming initiatives and student organization concerns.  Monthly individual meetings are held between student organization leaders and the Associate Director of OMA in order to support and challenge students as they continue to grow as effective leaders on campus and beyond graduation.  Students and student organizations can request after-hours access to OMA via card swipe and can reserve programming space.

Brother to Brother/Sister to Sister

Expanded Diversity Expanded Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Brother to Brother and Sister to Sister are gender-based affinity groups that meet monthly to provide students with opportunities to connect and support each other.  These peer-led programs are coordinated by a OMA Student Engagement Assistant in consultation with the Associate Director.

P.E.E.R.S. Mentees

 Introductory Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

OMA is seeking 1st-year students who are enthusiastic and are deciated to ensuring they are successul as they navigate the college experience. We are asking that students take the 1st step in investing in their college career.

P.E.E.R.S. Mentors

 Expanded Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

A mentor is a trusted student who helps facilitate a student’s transition into college and the UD community. The mentor supports the mentee through providing advice, resources, caring, and sharing of their own personal experience. A positive mentor is one who challenges, is objective, follows through, celebrates mentee successes, inspires loyalty, institutional attachment, reassures, is optimistic, courageous, supportive, perceptive and empowers.

AYIL Leadership Academy

Expanded Diversity Advanced Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The academic year's springboard experience for student leaders, AYIL is a one and a half day leadership intensive that focuses on the development of student leaders. The mission of the AYIL Leadership Academy is to empower and equip students of color to be effective leaders in the University of Dayton community and beyond through implementing Marianist values in ethical and servant leadership. Students will participate in activities that further the formation of leadership skills, create a planning foundation for the academic year, and connect with community leaders. AYIL participants are able to move into their housing assignment early and assist with the Transitions pre-Orientation program.

Transitions Pre-Orientation Program

Introductory Scholarship Introductory Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

Transitions is a 1.5 day pre-orientation program for incoming 1st-year multicultural students.  Students (and family members) are introduced to integral support services and resources through a series of presentations and activities.  Students are also provided with an opportunity to network with fellow UD students, faculty, staff, and administrators.  Students who participate in Transitions are able to move into their housing assignment early.  Students were asked to establish academic and personal goals.  Students and OMA staff checked-in with each other throughout the semester regarding the goals that were established.  There is no cost to students to participate in the program.

Lead Mentors

Introductory Diversity Introductory Community

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Lead Mentor positions were created during Summer 2011, with the goal of influencing the retention and recruitment of students of color.   Lead Mentors assist with the planning and implementation of PEERS programming as well as with the recruitment of prospective students.  In the inaugural year of the program, the following criteria guided OMA’s decisions when selecting the nine Lead Mentors:  representation from the Schools/College, contributions to the multicultural community, academic achievement/promise, leadership potential, and need (financial or possible benefits as a result of becoming engaged).  The Assistant Director manages the Lead Mentor program.

Leadership Toolbox

 Expanded Community

Student Development

The Student Development Leadership Training Toolbox is provided to equip Student Development staff with fundamental materials to use in department trainings, workshops, conferences, and orientations. The purpose of the toolbox is to set a standard for understanding student leadership and provide a foundation that crosses functional areas for existing and new programs that have a training component. The Toolbox includes processes, instructions, best practices, tools, and templates that help departments introduce leadership skills and qualities from the University of Dayton’s perspective.

Fall Leadership Conference

 Expanded Community

Student Development

The Fall Leadership Conference provides sessions and programs dedicated towards leadership development and the advancement of students capacities.

Co-Curricular Transcript

 Expanded Community

Student Development

The Co-Curricular Transcript is a student self-reported document listing various kinds of developmental activities outside the traditional classroom.

CSI Student Manager

Introductory Diversity Advanced Community

Center for Student Involvement

CSI Student Managers are responsible for the supervision of their peers.  Supervisors are responsible for all aspects of our student worker positions, and also create schedules for their staff. Supervisors must confront peers on issues of attendance, dress, and professionalism and are expected to model excellent leadership.

Unnamed

Center for Student Involvement

CSI Student Worker

Introductory Diversity Expanded Community

Center for Student Involvement

CSI student workers execute a number of physical tasks (setting up tables and equipment), interact with customers in person and on the phone, and are responsible for troubleshooting problems as they arise.  Students are expected to act in a professional manner at all times, and are encouraged to reflect upon ways in which their campus employment relates to their major field of study and potential future careers.

Student Organization Officer

Introductory Diversity Advanced Community

Center for Student Involvement

Student Organization officers lead their organizations and are responsible for upholding the mission and vision of their organization in connection with the values of the University of Dayton.  Working in collaboration with their adviser, student organization officers meet University deadlines for recognition and event registration, plan and execute events, consider and manage risk, delegate tasks, raise money for the organization and charity, manage a budget, work with the Student Government to secure funding, and work with outside vendors.

Student Organization Member

 Introductory Community

Center for Student Involvement

Student organization members are expected to uphold the mission and vision of their organizations in connection with the values of the University of Dayton. Under the direction of their officers, members of student organizations must display critical thinking through their involvement in the planning and execution of events and the raising of money for their organizations and charities.

Values-Based Greek Member

 Introductory Community

Center for Student Involvement

Individual student members explore many experiential learning opportunities through active engagement with their peers, faculty, staff, administrators, community members, vendors, and other agencies.  They are often members of planning committees and execute small and large scale programming efforts in the name of the organization.  They are actively engaged in connecting to resources, including their own peers, in furthering a community effort.

Values-Based Greek Officer

Introductory Diversity Advanced Community

Center for Student Involvement

Officers of Values-Based Greek organizations serve as executive officers, liaising with advisers, campus administrators, inter/national headquarters staff, alumni, parents, and the full body of student membership.  Students learn valuable skills in event planning, public speaking, conversations with others holding diverse opinions, time management and other balancing of human and financial resources, and values congruence.  These leaders work actively in the community to share their stories with others and recruit new members, while remaining accountable to university and organizational policies.

Greek 101 Facilitator

Introductory Diversity Expanded Community

Center for Student Involvement

Students who serve as Greek 101 peer facilitators build community through their work with incoming Values-Based Greek members. Specific responsibilities of Greek 101 facilitators include: development and presentation of information of interest to new members, facilitation of small group discussions, and role modeling the expectations of Values-Based Greek students.

Student Government Leader

Introductory Diversity Advanced Community

Center for Student Involvement

SGA Officers are responsible for understanding the needs and concerns of the student body and must accurately represent the student body to one another and the administration.  SGA leaders, in addition to the tasks of a Student Organization Officer, work with a  budget of student activities fees, and are responsible for distributing money to student organizations fairly.

Campus Activities Board Leader

 Advanced Community

Center for Student Involvement

Officers of high-impact campus organizations are responsible for the same tasks as other student organization officers, but must plan large-scale campus events (CAB events, concerts, large-scale fundraisers, COC, etc.). In doing so, students become more familiar with elements of delegation, risk management, and must work more closely with vendors on and off campus.

Greek 101

Introductory Diversity Introductory Community

Center for Student Involvement

Students will learn about the Greek community at-large.

Liturgical Ministry participation (Eucharistic Minister, Lector, etc.)

Expanded Faith

Campus Ministry

Lay ministers help with the distribution of Holy Communion at Mass. All "EMs" are commissioned for service to the UD community for the duration of their studies here. A short training session is held at the beginning of each semester.Lectors proclaim the Word of God to the gathered community. Through preparation and study of scripture, lectors help facilitate "active listening" to the Word. Training takes place at the beginning of each semester.

Leadership team for interfaith prayer service

Advanced FaithExpanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

Campus Ministry

Retreat Team Member

Advanced Faith Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical WisdomIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Liturgical Ministry leadership (Mass Coordinator)

Advanced Faith Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical WisdomIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Service club member

Introductory Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOTIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

SERVICE Saturday participant

Introductory Diversity

Campus Ministry

SERVICE Saturdays are social, enriching, rewarding, valuable, inspiring, community-oriented and effective. They are a way to make a difference in our local community while engaging with our Dayton neighbors and with other UD students and reflecting on the positive difference you are making in the world. There is something for everyone to get involved – the activities range from preparing and serving lunches at area shelters to building a house, from cleaning up a local park to sorting clothes at various clothing centers. Transportation is provided. Sign up yourself or a group.

Domestic BreakOut trip (other than Chicago, Erie, Native American or Appalachian)

Introductory DiversityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOTIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Are you looking for a way to expand your knowledge on different domestic or international issues while helping others? A BreakOut trip is a fulfilling experience that helps the community through services that include: rehabilitating low-income housing, working in soup kitchens, tutoring and mentoring at-risk children, cultural immersion and appreciation, and many other opportunities while also expanding your own perspectives

REAL Dayton participant

Introductory Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOTIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Fall BreakOut trip in Dayton with reflections on civic learning, personal growth, etc. Includes community service, cultural tours, and community building.

International, Native American or Appalachian BreakOut trip

Expanded Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

Spend part of your winter break helping communities in locations around the globe, such as Belize, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico or Panama. These experiences strive for a greater sense of global solidarity and understanding in the hearts, minds, and actions of all participants.

Service club leader

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomExpanded CEOTIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Martin Luther King Retreat

Expanded Diversity Introductory CommunityExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

UD’s MLK retreat is a program sponsored and planned by the Center for Social Concern, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and Campus Ministry Retreats. Occurring the weekend of MLK day, the “MLK Retreat: Inspiring Justice Oriented Citizens” provides 20 participants with an experience to further develop their servant leadership, advocacy, and inclusion/diversity skills and to build community with other students on campus who have aspirations of creating positive change in our world. Participants will learn how to become better social change agents and to better promote human dignity for all.

UD Summer Appalachia Program participant

Advanced Diversity Advanced CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomExpanded CEOTExpanded Vocation

Campus Ministry

Student participate in a 9 week immersion in Appalachia to serve a small community.

PORCH group member

Expanded Faith Expanded CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

These are faith sharing student communities that are faciliated by students. “Training” and resources are provided by campus ministry. The group decides their committment to each other and the theme of their group and/or of their meetings. Many of these communities form from a retreat or program of campus ministry.

Callings Leader

Introductory ScholarshipExpanded FaithIntroductory Diversity Advanced CommunityExpanded Practical WisdomAdvanced Vocation

Campus Ministry

SOA Vigil

Introductory ScholarshipIntroductory DiversityExpanded Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

March for Life participant

Expanded Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

Domestic BreakOut leader

 Expanded CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced CEOTExpanded Vocation

Campus Ministry

REAL Dayton leader

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced CEOT

Campus Ministry

Beyond UD Fair participant

Introductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Vocation Discernment Group member

Introductory Faith Introductory CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Beyond UD mini-course participant

Introductory ScholarshipIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOTAdvanced Vocation

Campus Ministry

Vocation Retreat

Expanded Faith Introductory CommunityAdvanced Vocation

Campus Ministry

Faith, Vocation and Leadership House

Introductory ScholarshipExpanded Faith Advanced CommunityExpanded Vocation

Campus Ministry

The Faith, Vocation and Leadership House is a 7 person Special Interest House as well as an upper level Learning Living Community located at 421 College Park. The FVL experience is for students interested in exploring vocation with the support of a community. Students interested must be committed to building and being an intentional Christian community in the Student Neighborhood with guidance and support with a staff member/mentor from the Program for Christian Leadership.

PORCH group leader

Advanced Faith Advanced CommunityExpanded Practical WisdomIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

These are faith sharing student communities that are faciliated by students. “Training” and resources are provided by campus ministry. The group decides their committment to each other and the theme of their group and/or of their meetings. Many of these communities form from a retreat or program of campus ministry.

"Living Simply" mini-course

Expanded ScholarshipExpanded Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

Summer Cross-cultural Immersion trip to India

Expanded ScholarshipExpanded FaithExpanded Diversity Expanded Community

Campus Ministry

Participating in a Cross-Cultural Summer Immersion through the Center for Social Concern is a unique way to expand your education beyond the classroom, into a new culture, a new lifestyle, and a new way of thinking. Each trip offers a distinctive experience for students, involving elements of cultural immersion, study of government, social services, religion, family life, economics and everyday life in the host country. Participants travel in a group with a reflection leader to help guide the group through the joys and struggles of encountering life outside your normal experience and to come to a better understanding of Global Solidarity as God’s children.

Summer Cross-cultural Immersion trip to Guatemala

Advanced ScholarshipExpanded DiversityExpanded Practical Wisdom

Campus Ministry

Participating in a Cross-Cultural Summer Immersion through the Center for Social Concern is a unique way to expand your education beyond the classroom, into a new culture, a new lifestyle, and a new way of thinking. Each trip offers a distinctive experience for students, involving elements of cultural immersion, study of government, social services, religion, family life, economics and everyday life in the host country. Participants travel in a group with a reflection leader to help guide the group through the joys and struggles of encountering life outside your normal experience and to come to a better understanding of Global Solidarity as God’s children.

Summer Cross-cultural Immersion trip to Cameroon

Expanded ScholarshipExpanded DiversityExpanded Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

Participating in a Cross-Cultural Summer Immersion through the Center for Social Concern is a unique way to expand your education beyond the classroom, into a new culture, a new lifestyle, and a new way of thinking. Each trip offers a distinctive experience for students, involving elements of cultural immersion, study of government, social services, religion, family life, economics and everyday life in the host country. Participants travel in a group with a reflection leader to help guide the group through the joys and struggles of encountering life outside your normal experience and to come to a better understanding of Global Solidarity as God’s children.

Involvement in UD Interdenomenational Worship, Student Religious Organization or Residence Life Campus Ministry

Introductory FaithIntroductory Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

We are called "Interdenominational Ministry" because we are composed of various denominations and backgrounds. While we do not identify as any one denomination, we commit to worshiping together from whatever denominational identity we hold. We are not in the business of creating new denominations, but rather we seek to honor the background and perspective of all who wish to worship Christ.

Summer Cross-cultural Immersion trip to Zambia

Expanded ScholarshipExpanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical WisdomExpanded CEOT

Campus Ministry

Participating in a Cross-Cultural Summer Immersion through the Center for Social Concern is a unique way to expand your education beyond the classroom, into a new culture, a new lifestyle, and a new way of thinking. Each trip offers a distinctive experience for students, involving elements of cultural immersion, study of government, social services, religion, family life, economics and everyday life in the host country. Participants travel in a group with a reflection leader to help guide the group through the joys and struggles of encountering life outside your normal experience and to come to a better understanding of Global Solidarity as God’s children.

Participation in Callings Week

Introductory Faith Introductory CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Students attend the Callings progam before coming to UD. Introduction to Marianist charism, our connection to the Dayton community, realizing your vocational calling, etc. Students stay involved with this community throughout their time here and many go on to be leaders for the next PCL program.

Campus Ministry Retreat Participant

Expanded Faith Introductory CommunityIntroductory Vocation

Campus Ministry

Faith-based experiences for students at all different developmental levels.  There are many different retreats, each with its own focus/theme to guide students in their spiritual/faith development.  Students leave UD for 1-2 days to reflect, learn, build community, etc.

BreakOut Trip to Chicago (with mini-course)

Expanded ScholarshipAdvanced Diversity Expanded CommunityAdvanced CEOT

Campus Ministry

Students travel to various places around the world to learn about different cultures, to learn from people, to grow in their cross-cultural competency, and to serve where there are true needs.

BreakOut Trip to Erie, PA (with Benedictine mini-course)

Expanded ScholarshipAdvanced Faith Advanced CommunityIntroductory CEOTExpanded Vocation

Campus Ministry

Students travel to various places around the world to learn about different cultures, to learn from people, to grow in their cross-cultural competency, and to serve where there are true needs.

Undergraduate Music Minister (with required mini-course)

Expanded ScholarshipAdvanced FaithExpanded Practical WisdomAdvanced Vocation

Campus Ministry

Good music makes a profound difference in the vibrant celebration of liturgy! Please consider sharing your gifts of voice or instrument with the UD worshipping community.

Beyond UD Panel Supper participant

Expanded Vocation

Campus Ministry

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Other

Film Series

Introductory ScholarshipIntroductory FaithIntroductory DiversityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOT

ArtStreet

Explore contemporary issues through film. Films will be screened at 8pm with refreshments, guest hosts and brief post-film discussions.

UDI 371 (also known as IAN I): Innovative Perspectives through Artist Change

Expanded ScholarshipIntroductory FaithAdvanced Diversity Advanced CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced CEOTExpanded Vocation

ArtStreet

In conjunction with the narratives of ArtStreet's gallery exhibitions, this course will investigate and challenge societal issues of humanity through a creative lens that can and will culminate creative theories into creative creative practices.

Exchanges

Introductory ScholarshipIntroductory FaithIntroductory DiversityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOTIntroductory Vocation

ArtStreet

Through the classic format of discussion and debate, Dayton and the UD campus come together to exchange creative thought on current artistic and social challenges.

Experiences

Introductory Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOT

ArtStreet

Immersive city and regional trips coordinated by students for students that explore contemporary issues in social practice and radical creativity.

Exhibitions

Introductory ScholarshipIntroductory FaithIntroductory Diversity Introductory CommunityIntroductory Practical WisdomIntroductory CEOT

ArtStreet

With exhibitions presenting work from students as well as local and national visiting artists, our white box gallery puts art in the heart of the South Student Neighborhood.

IAN II: Social Practice and the Creative Community

Expanded ScholarshipIntroductory FaithAdvanced Diversity Advanced CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced CEOTExpanded Vocation

ArtStreet

As a community of not only learners but also educators, students in this course use radical creativity as an artistic change agent. This agency brings questions of justice to the consciousness of self and others via new forms of art as the class both espouses and enacts practices of social change. (ArtStreet Residents Only)

SAC (Student Advisory Council)

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

University Honors Program

The Honors Student Advisory Committee (SAC) was initiated by Director Patricia Hart in 2008. This committee consists of Honors Program members who volunteer to participate and collaborate with the University Honors Program director and staff to implement activities for development and enhancement of all Honors students’ academic and intellectual opportunities. In addition, the committee will assist the Honors leadership in setting vision and perspectives for the Program

BSTI (Berry Summer Thesis Institute)

Advanced Scholarship Advanced CommunityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced Vocation

University Honors Program

The College funds housing for approximately 40-50 students who live on campus during the summer to work with faculty members on grant-funded research projects that involve some of the students’ own research. In 2012, this program was supplemented by funding from the Berry Summer Thesis Institute.

Fellowship Applications

Advanced DiversityAdvanced Practical WisdomAdvanced Vocation

University Honors Program

Special Interest Housing

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

University Honors Program

Many units on campus partner with housing to host students in special interest housing. STudents in these houses have experiences that can include service to the community, creating programs, living in a certain way (sustainably, Christian-based, etc), and/or take classes or workshops together. Examples include honors, SEE, PCL, Global, Black Engineers, Marianist Communities, etc.

Local Cultural Enrichment Events

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

University Honors Program

Art Exhibit

Expanded Diversity Expanded CommunityExpanded Practical Wisdom

University Honors Program

Honors students are invited and encouraged to submit creative works for the annual Honors Art Exhibition. As part of the exhibition, students from all majors can engage in self-expression while highlighting the visual arts.

Major-Associated Honors Courses

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University Honors Program

Honors Study Abroad/Cultural Immersion Programs

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University Honors Program

Hull Fellowship

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University Honors Program

The Cordell Hull fellowships, administered by the University Honors Program, are awarded each year to support transformative international learning, leadership and service experiences for Honors students as part of their educational opportunities at the University of Dayton

Writing and the Arts LLC

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University Honors Program

Mix the arts into your life. Welcoming students from majors across the University, this community offers specially designed courses with a focus on the visual and performing arts. Courses are taught at ArtStreet, so you can pick up a sandwich and smoothie before class. You'll also attend performances and exhibits in the Dayton area, including music, dance, art and theatre. Develop your senses and imagination through readings, research and writing.

Palermo Fellowship

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University Honors Program

The Palermo Founders Fund was established in 2004 and provides annual support in perpetuity for Honors students undertaking Honors Thesis projects that involve international research, service and leadership in the community, or which advance the realization of a just society. All of these are characteristics of the University’s distinctive approach to enhanced higher education in the Catholic and Marianist tradition. The endowed Dr. Patrick F. Palermo Honors Program Founders Fund is an example of the generosity of our alumni.

Internships

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University Honors Program

Students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning in the classroom to employment opportunities. 40 - 70% of engineering students coop

Co-ops

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University Honors Program

Students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning in the classroom to employment opportunities. 40 - 70% of engineering students coop

Honors Thesis

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University Honors Program

Chaminade Scholars

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University Honors Program

The Chaminade Scholars Program is an opportunity for interested Honors students to explore a call to leadership and service through the lens of their Christian faith. All Chaminade Scholars experience a common set of specifically designed programs, leadership experiences and academic seminars that earn Honors credits towards their University Honors Program diploma.

State House Internship Program

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University Honors Program

UD's Statehouse Civic Scholars Program is a residential academic experience which requires interns to live in Columbus for eight weeks on the campus of Capital University. This opportunity is open to students interested in a career in public service.

CORE

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University Honors Program

Many interdisciplinary programs (majors, minors, and tracks through General Education/CAP) include special experiential programming to draw cross-disciplinary connections. This programming would range, for instance, from SEE special interest houses to the Chaminade Scholars’ trip to Italy or co-curricular programming for Core students or WGS students.

Called to Question LLC

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University Honors Program

Global Crossroads LLC

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University Honors Program

SEE LLC

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University Honors Program

The Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment ILLC is for honors students of any major. You’re invited to think critically about the myriad approaches to sustainability, energy, and the environment by integrating material from several different disciplines throughout two semesters. Humanities Commons courses will share readings and attend events together, and students and faculty in all of the courses will interact and integrate activities. The 1st-year seminar features guest lecturers from across the University and also includes community leaders, giving you the opportunity to explore sustainability, energy, and environmental themes from different points of view and to contribute your own ideas through projects and student-initiated events. The SEE ILLC is part of UD’s Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment Initiative.

River Stewards

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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

River Stewards is a three year, co-curricular program focused on leadership development and civic engagement around rivers. Through experiential and sustainability education, River Stewards gain an interdisciplinary understanding of how Dayton and communities around the world interact with rivers and water resources. Applications are open to first year students, and 15-20 students are selected to begin the program their sophomore year.

Dayton Civic Scholars

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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

This three year co-curricular program develops students into civic leaders through service, academics, and professional development opportunities. Applications are open to 1st-year students, and fifteen are accepted to begin the program at the beginning of their sophomore year. Dayton Civic Scholars engage in internships, community engagement opportunities and a group capstone project.

Neighborhood School Center Volunteering

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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

Volunteer at the Neighborhood School Centers (5 in Dayton - k-8th grades) to tutor, be a classroom assistant, help in afterschool programming, help with English language learners, assist with school sports, or help at one time social events. Most volunteer opportunities are weekly positions, with the expectation that volunteers commit to their weekly time and make it a high priority to be there for the semester. A semester commitment is fine, but the schools also love students that can volunteer for the whole academic year! Having access to transportation is not necessary, but is helpful. Register to be a weekly volunteer or volunteer at a one-time event in the schools at go.udayton.edu/nscvolunteer Please email nsc@udayton.edu if you have any questions about volunteering in the Neighborhood School Centers.

Semester of Service

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Fitz Center for Leadership in Community

Semester of Service is a program in the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community that offers students an in-depth semester long service experience with an opportunity to strengthen the Dayton community, build supportive relationships, and accomplish goals while discerning future paths of service and civic engagement. Semester of Service students also participate in a weekly 3-hour social justice community service internship mini-course (UDI 393) and have the opportunity to develop a coordinating independent study project if desired. A living stipend will be given to cover housing + $1,000.00 in discretionary funds.

Tutor & Supplemental Instructor

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Office of Learning Resources

LFs work with other students to help them understand course material. In many cases (though not all), LFs receive training in teaching and learning that also aids their own learning.

Tutor & Supplemental Instruction Leader

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Office of Learning Resources

LFs work with other students to help them understand course material. In many cases (though not all), LFs receive training in teaching and learning that also aids their own learning.

Tutor & Suplemental Instruction Mentor

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Office of Learning Resources

LFs work with other students to help them understand course material. In many cases (though not all), LFs receive training in teaching and learning that also aids their own learning.

Porch Reads

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University Libraries

Porch Reads is a book club exclusively for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton. Benefits include free books, free food, lively discussions, and a chance at a $50 bookstore voucher.

DocuSpot Film Screenings

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University Libraries

Sponsored by the University Libraries Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Internships

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Career Services

Students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning in the classroom to employment opportunities. 40 - 70% of engineering students coop

Cooperative Education

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Career Services

Students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning in the classroom to employment opportunities. 40 - 70% of engineering students coop.

Job Shadowing

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Career Services

Students can see 1sthand what they might expect in a given career path

Alumni Mentoring Program

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Career Services

Students can be coached and mentored by alums.

Choosing a Major Mini-Course

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Career Services

This course is designed for the freshman and sophomore student who has yet to decide on an academic major or career path. We will investigate personality type, interests, values and skills, and help the student develop a more specific focus on their future career choices

Employment Readiness Mini-Course

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Career Services

Conducting your job search can be a daunting task, but breaking it down into manageable steps will help you be successful. You will acquire professionalism with ease and become more self assured in business interactions. You will also learn how to become a highly desirable employee by understanding career leadership skills most desired by employers, such as professionalism, problem solving, respecting workplace boundaries and diversity.

Campus to Career

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Career Services

Program organized in conjunction with the Women's Center and General Electric. Also known as Sweats to Suits.

Career Fairs

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Career Services

Scheduled each semester for all majors, these events provide an opportunity for employers, students and alumni to meet and discuss job opportunities. Companies in attendance typically are looking for internship, co-op and full-time employees. Career Fair Training workshops and Resumé Critiques with employers are available prior to the Career Fairs.

Professional Networking

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Career Services

Networking is a system of connecting and building relationships by exchanging information, ideas, resources, or services. Job networking often goes beyond your immediate network and involves tapping into other peoples’ networks for job ideas, advice, and referrals. Successful networking is when both parties benefit in some way and is an on-going process throughout life that extends far beyond landing the next job interview. Networking with professional contacts, colleagues, alumni, professors, friends and family is one of the most successful ways to identify open positions and change jobs/careers.

Career Workshop Series

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Career Services

Career-related workshops held weekly in Career Services in the Alumni House.

Global LLC

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

Students share an intensive learning/living experience by living with students from cultures different from their own. Residents benefit from intercultural development, relationship development, and community engagement.

Cross Cultural LLC

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

The Cross Cultural ILLC offers both international and American students the opportunity to experience interculturalism in both your English class and with a globally-populated residence hall. We provide an inclusive community for diverse students from across the world to live and learn together as they transition into college. Experiencing your 1st year of college with students from other cultures, you will develop greater intercultural literacy and competency to help prepare for your future, which may include traveling, studying, or even working in a different country. The Cross Cultural ILLC will strengthen your intercultural skills and help you learn about other cultures beyond the classroom. The course students take in in the CC ILLC is ENG 100-L, Writing Seminar I.

World Associate

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

Undergraduate and graduate students gain real world experience working in the field of international higher education through employment and job responsibilities in the Center for International Programs.

Global Engagement Leader

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

The Global Engagement Leaders program cultivates intercultural competence among U.S. and Chinese University of Dayton students, and develops these students as leaders on campus for bringing together U.S. and international students in dialogue and community.

Friends of...Reception Series

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

Bring students together for intercultural experiences where they have the opportunity to learn about and engage with students from various cultures.  

CultureFest

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Center for International Programs (CIP)

Bring students together for intercultural experiences where they have the opportunity to learn about and engage with students from various cultures.  

Green Dot Training

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Prevention Education

A green dot is anything you do to make our community safer. Green Dot training is an energetic and interactive afternoon that focuses on the power that each of us has to end violence at UD. As a group, we consider the warning signs to violence, the obstacles we must overcome to stop violence in front of us, and we practice doing green dots and stopping violence in it's tracks. We all have the power to keep our friends safe from sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence. Green Dot training is an opportunity to practice and perfect the skills needed in order to do so. This free training includes breakfast, lunch, a t-shirt, and Certificate of Completion. To participate or to learn more about Green Dot training, please register online at http://go.udayton.edu/greendot. Email greendot@udayton.edu with any questions.

Peers Advocating for Violence Education (PAVE)

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Prevention Education

Peers Advocating for Violence Education (PAVE) PAVEs are peer educators who work toward ending power based personal violence at the University of Dayton through presentations, campus wide programs, and leadership amongst the student population. PAVEs serve from January to December, and provide sexual violence prevention education to the University of Dayton community in fun, effective, and creative ways. In addition, PAVEs promote an atmosphere conducive to educating and empowering incoming students to become active bystanders and allies to survivors at the University of Dayton through the “Red Zone” presentations in September, and work to conduct the "Escalation Workshops" throughout the year. PAVEs assist with programs put on by the Sexual Violence Prevention Education office, attend one weekly meeting, and go through a required training at the beginning of each semester. Applications tend to be live in the Fall semesters. Please contact Kristen Keen for an application or with any questions, at kkeen1@udayton.edu. We look forward to reviewing your application!

LGBTQ Student Advisory Council

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Student Development

The LGBTQ+ Student Advisory Council meets approximately monthly to have intentional and focused conversation about the needs of students who identify as LGBTQ+, as well as ways in which the campus community can meet those needs. Members of the Advisory Council commit to attending these monthly meetings and to participating in ongoing dialogue. To volunteer to be a part of the LGBTQ+ Student Advisory Council, please fill out this form: http://goo.gl/forms/4pVigxbf5w

Ally Training

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Student Development

Ally is a one-time workshop that trains individuals who are interested in joining a campus network of allies to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, and Questioning community. Ally training includes experiential activities and guided discussions designed to provide knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will help you be an effective LGBTQ+ ally. It is free and open to all University of Dayton students, faculty, and staff. Sign up through Org Sync in the Center for Student Involvement Portal.