Mission Statement

Student Involvement and Development fosters opportunities for student success, supporting retention and graduation through co-curricular experiences that encourage: Campus Involvement, Collaboration & Inclusivity, Student Learning, and Leadership Development ensuring students are prepared to be productive and responsible global citizens.

Office of Student Involvement and Development

The Office of Student Involvement and Development wants to help you not only get involved on campus, but feel a part of the Washburn family.

Weeks of Welcome

Every fall kicks off with our Weeks of Welcome, an event that stretches multiple weeks and is filled with activities to help you meet new friends and explore all of the resources Washburn has to offer.

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Student Involvement at Washburn

A college education does not begin or end at the classroom door, our opportunities to learn occur in all aspects of the Washburn experience. With over 125 student organizations at Washburn, students and members of the university community enjoy infinite opportunities to build friendships and rewarding experiences through co-curricular involvement in student organizations. 

Stay up date with opportunities to get involved on campus by following WU Involved on social media!

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Bods Connect

Becoming involved in a student organization is exciting and fun, while providing you the skills that you need to become successful after college. Joining a student organization is easy, feel free to stop by the office or contact us any time.

Want to join or register a student org? Everything you need for your student organization can be found here.

Opportunities for Student Involvement

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Campus Activities Board

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Bods Connect

Bowtie logo that says a showcase of different student organizations, majors and study abroad opportunities


  • Are you interested in getting Involved at Washburn? BOWTIE is a student Involvement fair where Washburn comes to you. Located at the Memorial Union.
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GET IN TOUCH WITH Student Involvement & Development

Office of Student Involvement & Development
Main Level, Memorial Union
1820 SW Jewell Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Office Hours
Office Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
(after 5 p.m. by appointment)
Staff Info

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