The Center for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation (CSELO)

Students at the University of New Haven have the best of both worlds, an active on campus community, and access to the city of New Haven. Whether students are interested in cultural, intellectual, or social pursuits, they have a wealth of opportunities from which to choose.

The Center for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation (CSELO) fosters campus community through programs, resources, and opportunities for involvement that advance student learning and prepare students for success in the global community.

Engagement: Facilitates opportunities for practical student learning experiences

Leadership: Encourages students to identify values, serve as responsible citizens, and inspire others

Orientation: Provides collaborative programs that facilitate the transition and engagement of new students and their families to the University of New Haven

What CSELO Does

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Recognized Student Organizations

The University of New Haven has more than 160 Recognized Student Organizations overseen by two student-run governing bodies: Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA), and the Graduate Student Council (GSC).

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New Student Orientation

Orientation is just the beginning of your college experience! You will have fun while learning about housing, campus resources, things to do on or around campus, plus you get to interact with other students for an experience you won’t forget.

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Charger Leadership Experience

The Charger Leadership Experience focuses on creating unified and transformative leadership pathways for students to develop the skills and competencies employers have indicated they look for in college graduates.

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Greek Life

There are currently 13 Greek organizations on campus which are made up of local, national and multicultural organizations. Greek Life cultivates a community based upon academic and personal success, culture, friendship, history and tradition.

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Programs and Events

The Center assists in the planning and implementation of numerous campus wide events each academic year. More information on each event is available for current students on Charger Connection, a dedicated website and app for our students.

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Experiential Education

Experiential Education opportunities allow students to apply what they are leaning in the classroom to their co-curricular involvements. Students will become competent in skills such as communication, leadership, teamwork, resiliency, global awareness, and critical thinking.

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Co-Curricular Transcript

Keep track of everything you are involved in during your time here at the University of New Haven. A co-curricular transcript is a copy of your campus related involvement including RSO organizations, internships, experiential education, campus employment, honors, awards and recognitions.