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Student Involvement: Connections Beyond Classes

Your education includes so much more than going to class. At UWA, there are countless opportunities to be a part of something great — from service organizations and Greek Life to clubs and organizations. You can also choose to lead your fellow students, cheer the Tigers along, make music, sing, dance and more. The more involved you become, the richer and more rewarding your college experience will be.

Student Involvement

Get involved with student communications, cheer for our Tigers, lend your voice to our choir, prepare to become an officer in the United States Air Force and more. Student Involvement gives you the chance make your UWA education even more well-rounded.

Student Involvement Highlights

The UWA Bands program is dedicated to creating rewarding musical performances at concerts and athletic events through our numerous ensembles. Additionally, every member receives a band scholarship.

The choral program at UWA is an exciting opportunity for those who enjoy music, especially singing. With frequent opportunities to perform and sing in public, each singer contributes to the success of each performance.
Tiger mascot LUie posing with Cheerleader
UWA Cheerleading squad members support UWA Athletics at appearances for the University and the Livingston community. They promote spirit at pre-game pep rallies, Tiger football and basketball games and much more!
The AFROTC is a nationwide college program offered at more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the U.S. It prepares students to become an officer in the United States Air Force (USAF) while simultaneously earning a college degree.
Student Communications is the home of Tiger TV, our Facebook and Instagram pages and more. If you have an event or post-event pictures you want to share, this is the place to do it.

Campus Activities

UWA Campus Recreation strives to provide meaningful experiences through programs and services for our campus community. From group fitness classes to outdoor adventures and aquatics; and from intramural sports to open recreation there’s something for you no matter your level of ability or expertise.

Campus Activity Highlights

Whether working out on your own or as part of a group, UWA Fitness Center has a fit for you. From group fitness and aquatic classes to free weights, cardio, and more, this is the place to push yourself.

UWA Intramurals offer students, faculty, and staff the chance to compete and have fun in a range of sports, tournaments, events, and more. Everyone is welcome regardless of skill level—it’s a fun-first activity!

Livingston is close to some of the state’s most beautiful parks and outdoor attractions. Hike the beautiful Sumter County Nature Trails and raft on the Sucarnoochee River and Lake LU, right on the UWA campus, and much more.

Our 90-seat cinema is owned by UWA and staffed by our students. Located about three blocks from campus, it’s a public theater open to anyone, offering our Livingston community and our students a great experience.

Clubs & Organizations

At the University of West Alabama, student clubs and organizations provide opportunities for students of every interest. A college education starts in the classroom, but the opportunities you seek out in your spare time can balance your academics, serve as a means for connecting with other students, provide leadership development and opportunities, encourage civic engagement and enhance your college experience.

Clubs & Organizations Highlights

Membership in a fraternity or sorority offers students a unique opportunity to have a balanced college life with a focus on academic excellence, brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership development, service and responsible social interaction. Greek life also gives students the opportunity to make lasting friendships with those who have similar ideals, passions and common purposes.

The University of West Alabama Student Government Association strives to actively represent the needs and concerns of the UWA student body by committing to excel in leadership, citizenship and fostering unity among its students. The mission of the SGA is to facilitate a better relationship and understanding between the administration, faculty, staff and student body.
These clubs are designed to help students expand their college experiences based on their educational and professional pursuits and passions.
This encompasses a wide range of campus-related activities, such as the Equality Alliance, which exists to preserve and defend the rights and privileges of equality, the Chinese Student Association, Black Student Union, Inspired Expressions’ (IE) networking group and more.

For those seeking to maximize their academic experience, Honor Societies exist for several different pursuits.

These organizations exist to help students serve both UWA and the surrounding community.

UWA Club Sports are student organizations designed to serve student interests in different sports at the non-NCAA level.
These organizations are for those wishing to follow religious pursuits.

Join Tiger Club

Tiger Club membership is open to reserved or general admission football season ticket holders. Season ticket purchasers will receive an invitation and access to join Tiger Club upon confirmation of purchase.

Student Conduct

The University of West Alabama expects students and organizations to adhere to the Code of Student Conduct, which governs behavior and responsibilities. They are required to comply with local, state and federal laws and regulations and contribute to a safe and conducive learning environment, with the Code prohibiting any interference or harm to individuals or the University.

Health Services

University Medical Center Livingston, offers direct, basic health care for UWA undergraduate students, faculty, and staff. The University Medical Center- Livingston has partnered with the University of West Alabama to provide medical services to students away from their local medical provider.
UWA Counseling Services range from individual and group therapy and academic counseling to enrichment workshops and more. Each consultation is confidential and available on your schedule.

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Your UWA education is so much more than going to class. Learn more about the countless opportunities to be a part of something great, from service organizations and Greek Life to clubs and much more.

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