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Getting Involved on Campus

University Calendar of Events

With a campus of over 19,000 students and over 200 student organizations there are always fun and engaging things taking place.  Luckily the university maintains a digital calendar that keeps track of all the events taking place and the details for those events.  Visit their calendar by clicking above and plan explore what ways you can get involved at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 

Welcome Week

Welcome Week involves a number of special events planned to make the first week of each Fall Semester special for incoming freshmen!  We encourage you to get out and about your first week of school and find out what it means to be a Ragin' Cajun!

Freshmen Red Run

Start your college experience off right by running out onto Cajun Field at the first home football game of the season.  Get the unique chance to lead Coach Mark Hudspeth and the Ragin' Cajun football team out onto Cajun Field and long side university president Dr. Savoie and the UL athletic director!

Family Weekend

Family Weekend starts on a Friday, it consists of fun events at the Student Union  planned for both students and parents and culminates with southern tailgating and discounted tickets to a UL Lafayette football game!

Campus Traditions

What would a top-tier university be without an abundance of unique traditions?  Find out what colorful events make UL Lafayette the "Belle of the Bayou"

Homecoming Week

Homecoming takes place every Fall in late October!  It's the chance for UL Lafayette alumni to return home and not only celebrate their college experience but teach future alumni how to represent their alma mater with class and distinction.  Make plans to atttend not only the game but the numerous events planned for Homecoming Week! 

Community Service Opportunities

Join fellow Ragin' Cajuns in giving back to the Lafayette and Acadiana community, which has given so much to our university!  Opportunities to give back range from service learning, to AmeriCorps, to The Big Event! 

University Program Council

Ever hear about all the fun you're supposed to have in college?  Reach out to UPC for all the entertainment you could ever need, including such events as: Ragin' Roar, SplatterBeat, Pajama Blowing, Lagniappe Week, and many more! 

Getting Involved at UL Lafayette

The Office of Student Engagement & Leadership is responsible for all student clubs, including academic, religious, political, and Greek organizations.  If you're interested in joining a student organization, or maybe want to start a student organization, each out to Student Engagement & Leadership

Student Government Association

Want a say in how your university is run?  Get involved in SGA and make a difference for your department, college, and campus!

Study Abroad

Lafayette isn't the only place to learn; take your education global!  Broaden your horizons by seeing the world while taking classes in cities such as London, Paris, Florence, and San José!