Student Life » New Student Orientation » New Student Guide » Getting Involved Getting Involved During Orientation Check out Student Senate’s website to find clubs and organizations you may want to be involved with. Attend the Student Senate event during orientation to find out from upper class student leaders about the best ways to get involved. Ask questions! Attend the Pitzer Student Organizations Fair and join at least one of the 75 clubs and organizations available to Pitzer students. If there is not a club you are interested in, talk to the Senate reps about ways to start new clubs. Attend the evening and weekend social events where you will meet other new Pitzer students, 5C students and upper class student leaders. On your OA trip, ask the leaders what they do on campus and the best ways to get involved. Meet with the incredible Career Services staff about job opportunities on-campus or in the community. Have them help you perfect your resumé for summer fellowships and internship opportunities that they can help you find. Within the First Month Attend the 5C Turf Dinner & Activities Fair at Pitzer College and find out about all the great 5C clubs and organizations. Attend the open house events at the cultural centers of the Claremont Consortium: Office of Black Student Affairs, Chicano Latino Student Affairs, Center for Asian Pacific American Students, International Place, Queer Resource Center, McAlister Center/Office of the Chaplains. Make new friends by sitting with new people in the dining hall. Attend your residence hall council meetings and run for a leadership position. Attend social events on campus! There are always events going on at Pitzer and 5Cs: look on the Pitzer Events Board Calendar, check Student-Talk event announcements, and join Facebook groups of the major programming organizations (PAct, Grove House, Residence Life). Ongoing Attend the weekly Student Senate meetings and run for a senator position. Find consistent ways to volunteer in the community by visiting the Community Engagement Center. Look out for student leadership opportunities selection processes for Resident Assistant, New Student Mentor, Pitzer Activities Programming Board, Orientation Program Assistant. Get out and get active! Join intramural sports teams, go on a Pitzer Outdoor Adventure trip, attend classes at the Gold Student Health & Wellness Center, volunteer at the Green Bike Program and learn how to fix bicycles.