Students on the Queens College quad

Each campus operates an office of student life that assists students in providing leadership and direction to their student government organizations and the numerous student organizations that exist on each campus.

The mission of campus offices of student activities, and the student affairs professionals who staff these offices, is to complement the learning that takes place in the classroom and enhance the overall educational experience of students through exposure to and participation in social, cultural, intellectual, recreational, and leadership programs.

Dolphin Cove Residence Hall at College of Statne Island

Residence Life

On-campus or campus-sponsored residence hall facilities are currently available at Baruch College, Brooklyn College, The City College, Hunter College, Lehman College and Queens College.

COSA banquet

Student Activities, clubs and organizations

Each campus helps students manage a diverse group of clubs, organizations and events. Have an interest in Art? Religion? Politics?
Find your campus’ Student Life Office here.

Malave Leadership Academy 2017 Retreat

Ernesto Malave Leadership Academy

The Malave Leadership Academy provides an advanced level of co-curricular opportunities for students who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership on their campuses and in their communities. Read More

Participants experience state of the art multicultural leadership education with an emphasis on service and advocacy. Through educational workshops and experiential opportunities delivered within the context of student leadership models, participants gain an understanding of collaborative and transformative leadership approaches as well as develop their leadership competencies and self-efficacy.

University Student Senate

University Student Senate

The University Student Senate (USS) is the official governance organization charged with representing the interests of the students of the City University of New York (CUNY). USS was founded in 1972.

CUNY LGBTQ students

CUNY LTBTQI

The CUNY LGBTQI Student Leadership Program brings together undergraduate students within the CUNY system for a year-long leadership training experience.  The purpose of the program is to cultivate the next generation of LGBTQI leaders.  Read More >>