Department of Student Involvement

About Student Involvement Top of Page

About Student Involvement

The Department of Student Involvement provides a wide array of learning opportunities that intentionally engage students in the campus community. All UW-Superior students are highly encouraged to enhance their liberal arts experience by becoming involved in co-curricular activities. There's a lot of learning that goes on outside the classroom too! Through Department of Student Involvement, you can:

  • Meet new people that share similar interests
  • Try something new
  • Build your resume
  • Enhance your leadership skills
  • Make a difference in the community
  • Entertain and be entertained
  • Share school spirit
  • Have fun in a safe and inclusive environment.

Student Organizations Top of Page

Over 50 recognized student organizations provide a variety of opportunities for student involvement and leadership. For a current listing of recognized student organizations or for information on forming a new student organization, see the Student Organizations.

Leadership Top of Page

Leadership resources are accessible to all UW-Superior students at any skill level. Student Involvement offers many ways to strengthen your leadership skills - attend a workshop, participate in Launching Leaders, or work one-on-one with the Student Involvement staff.

Launching Leaders is a self-paced leadership certificate program that offers all students an introduction to campus and community involvement while providing pathways to personal growth and development.

Campus Wide Events Top of Page

UW-Superior hosts a number of annual campus events including:

'JacketFest: Student Involvement and Job Fair

'Jacket Fest is held at the beginning of the fall semester and provides an opportunity for students to engage with a number of student organizations, part-time employers, and local non-profit agencies.

Friends and Family Weekend

Friends and Family Weekend is an annual fall festival planned especially for UW-Superior students, friends, and their families. The weekend is filled with fun campus activities for all ages and a great way to experience campus life at UW-Superior.

'Jacket Racket Weekend

UW-Superior's homecoming weekend is dedicated to honoring Yellowjacket pride. The weekend brings together students for activities such as Yellowjacket Hockey, Union Bash, and the Spirit Board Competition.

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Yellowjacket Activities Crew (YAC) Top of Page

The Yellowjacket Activities Crew (YAC) is an organization of students that plan social and recreational programs for the campus community and the Yellowjacket Union. Free entertainment events include:

  • Musicians and Bands
  • Comedians
  • Dances
  • Grocery Bingos
  • Craft Nights

Keep an eye out for events that are advertised as family-friendly!

Yellowjacket Mascot Team Top of Page

The Mascot Team is a paid employment opportunity for students interested in promoting campus pride. The mascot makes regular appearances at campus, community, and athletic events throughout the year.

The Buzz 75 Top of Page

Your campus experience should be an adventure! Explore all that UW-Superior and the Twin Ports have to offer, from campus life to local favorites. Accomplish 40? Earn an exclusive "Buzz 75" t-shirt! What will you check off first?! Learn more at Buzz 75.

Student Involvement Contact Information Top of Page

Student Involvement
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Yellowjacket Union 155
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8444