Student Activities & Leadership


Gateway's Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs is a student-centered organization that enhances the academic experience through an extensive array of cultural, education, recreation, social and leadership programs. By offering these programs and services, we create an environment for individuals to interact and learn from one another. Through service to the campus community, we foster interactive and developmental experiences in leadership and service. The office, along with our student organizations, coordinates a wide variety of social, cultural, recreational, leadership and special activities that enrich the college and community. Most activities are for students, but some are open to the public.

Organizations and Activities

Gateway aims to make each student's experience culturally, as well as academically, rewarding. Throughout the year, the College's student organizations, along with the Student Government Association, sponsor a variety of cultural programs covering a wide range of the performing arts. Nationally renowned authors, artists, speakers, and performers have appeared on campus. Student activity fees fund the student activities program within the framework of a yearly budget approved and administered by the Student Government Association. To see a complete list of student organizations, click here.

Leadership Development

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs presents a variety of programs designed to enhance the leadership development of our student leaders. Through a formal leadership series, national leadership conference participation, a Certified Student Leadership Series, an academic course in leadership  and a variety of other means, students will have the opportunity to develop and augment their own personal leadership skills.

New Student Orientation

Research demonstrates that students who are properly oriented to the college achieve a higher level of academic success than those who are not. The Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs provides a comprehensive New Student Orientation program for incoming students and their parents or spouses. The program fosters a sense of community and identifies key areas of the college that all new students should become familiar with. Each student who participates will be assigned a New Student Orientation Leader who will serve as a mentor for his or her new students.

Community Outreach Programs

Special philanthropic events are held throughout the year to benefit the community. These include Red Cross blood drives, free blood pressure screenings, food drives, wellness expositions, seasonal events, and more.

Employment Opportunities

There are many Student Labor positions available in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership. To fill out an employment application, please click here.