Leadership Opportunities at Geneseo
Join Student Organizations
Joining a student organization is not only a great way to get involved in activities you enjoy and causes you care about, they're also a great way to practice the skills and use the knowledge you've learned in GOLD.
Learn More: Student Organization Directory
Start a New Student Organization
Creating your own organization truly tests your qualities as a leader. You will have to develop an idea that appeals to a group of students, formulate a plan for how your organization will serve this interest, and recruit students to help you in your endeavor. But as a participant in the GOLD program, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary to complete this task. You can make it happen!
Learn More: Student Organization College Recognition
Become a GOLD Mentor
Being a GOLD mentor can be a great way to practice your leadership ability. As a mentor, you have the opportunity to teach teambuilding workshops, develop community engagement projects, provide support for GOLD programs, and serve as a guide for other students in the GOLD program.
Learn More: Expectations of Mentors
Learn More: GOLD Leader Mentor Application
Become a Resident Assistant
Serving as a resident assistant can be a great way to develop your skills as a relational leader. Resident assistants cultivate appreciation for differences and similarities and foster the mutual respect and emotional well-being of residents on-campus by providing cultural and social programming activities.
Learn More: Residence Life Site
Join Student Association
The Student Association (SA) is the one organization at Geneseo of which every full time undergraduate student is a member. Students become members of SA when they pay the mandatory student activity fee each semester, but can also serve on the board of director who work to determine policies that support student organizations, services, and programs which improve the quality of extracurricular life at Geneseo.
Learn More: Student Association Site
Join Activities Commission
Activities Commission is the largest student run programming organization on campus. Comprised of up to 18 students elected each year by the outgoing board, AC plans, organizes and executes dozens of events each year, attracting thousands of students every semester. But in addition to those elected, they also need help on a volunteer basis.
Learn More: Activities Commission Site
Join Inter-Residence Council
The Inter-Residence Council (IRC) is the nationally renowned standing committee of SUNY Geneseo's student government, the Student Association. The IRC is composed of students, run by students, for students. As the largest on-campus organization, the IRC is committed to providing a positive, approachable, and effective student forum. The IRC strives to be the aware and involved voice of Geneseo's residential community and seeks to create and support programs that develop a broader intellectual, social, and cultural on-campus environment.
Learn More: Inter-Residence Council Site