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SU COMMITTEES & CLUBS AND ASSOCIATIONS

Learn more about our various committees, clubs, and associations on The Nest. A variety of clubs, associations, and SU committees will also be attending the Get Involved Fair in person! Clubs and associations will be on Alumni Field (map location #11) while Students' Union committees will be in the Quad (map location #7). Come say hi and learn about these great groups!

LAURIER DEPARTMENTS

Accessible Learning Centre

Get Involved Fair Location: Frank C. Peters Building (map location #1)

Website: students.wlu.ca/academics/support-and-advising/accessible-learning-centre/

Facebook: Accessible Learning Centre Laurier - Waterloo

Accessible Learning aims to provide students with temporary or permanent disabilities with access to accommodations that remove barriers and allow opportunities for equal participation. Support is provided in a way that aids students in completing the essential requirements of their courses and program without jeopardizing academic integrity.

The Association of Black Students (ABS)

Get Involved Fair Location: Quad Walkway (map location #8)

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/diversity-and-equity/black-students-associations.html

Instagram: @abs_laurier

The Association of Black Students (ABS) is a Waterloo campus-based student service that emphasizes empowerment, solidarity and progress within Laurier and the community. ABS encourages people to become more aware and involved with the movement to challenge social and racial inequalities. Our focus is to spread awareness about the experiences of Black students with the goal of ensuring all members of the Laurier community are well-informed and have a fulfilling university experience. Our activities include: discussion groups/forums, workshops, social activities, networking sessions, theBasement on Radio Laurier, awareness campaigns, and our Beating the Odds conference.

Athletics and Recreation

Get Involved Fair Location: Athletic Complex (map location #10)

Website: laurierathletics.com

Instagram: @wlurecreation, @wluathletics

Facebook: Laurier Golden Hawk RecreationWilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks

Twitter: @wlurecreation, @wluathletics

YouTube: laurierathletics

Athletics offers 22 varsity sport teams competing in the OUA. Students can tryout for varsity teams or attend games to cheer on their fellow Golden Hawks. Recreation offers a wide range of programming for all students to find what they love to do to stay active. Intramurals, sport clubs, group exercise classes, dance programs, lane swimming, personal training and the Fitness Centre for general working out options. Recreation has something for everyone.

Career Centre

Get Involved Fair Location: Career & Co-op Centre (map location #12)

Website: students.wlu.ca/work-leadership-and-volunteering/career-and-employment-support

Instagram: @lauriercareercentre

Facebook: Laurier Career Centre

Twitter: @WLUCareerCentre

LinkedIn Group: Laurier Career Centre Group

Connect with us to have conversations about your career development and register for certificates and workshops to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to find the position you want and plan a fulfilling career. We offer guidance around: career planning, employment preparation, and further education. We also host many events including employer recruiting sessions, career panels and career fairs for you to learn more about what you'd like to do after life at Laurier.

CSEDI (Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion)

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/diversity-and-equity

Instagram: @laurierwaterloocsedi

Facebook: Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - Laurier Waterloo

General Email: diversity@wlu.ca

The Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (CSEDI) works to cultivate a culture on campus that respects and promotes equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) and social justice in all aspects of Laurier from classrooms to residence communities. The Centre provides support, education and spaces for students to find community and engage in equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Dean of Students

Get Involved Fair Location: Fred Nichols Campus Centre (map location #6)

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/dean-of-students

Instagram: @wlu_dean_kate

We never get tired of hearing why you chose Laurier and would choose it again. In addition to high levels of student satisfaction resulting from attractive academic programs and meaningful learning and leadership experiences, we especially love hearing that you feel supported as part of a caring community where academic and personal success is a priority. The Dean of Students office includes a number of staff who are dedicated to delivering on what we call the “Laurier promise.” This includes understanding our students, and helping foster conditions that best support academic achievement, personal growth, student well-being, meaningful support and positive engagement.

Food Services

Get Involved Fair Location: Student Services Building (map location #5)

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/dining-on-campus

Instagram: @laurierfoodservices

Facebook: Laurier Food Services

Twitter: @wlufoodservices

Food services on campus (Dining Hall, Food Court, Starbucks).

Laurier Bookstore

Get Involved Fair Location: Fred Nichols Campus Centre (map location #6)

Website: wlubookstore.com

Instagram: @wlu_bookstore

Facebook: Laurier Bookstore

Twitter: @wlubookstore

Course materials, general merchandise, school supplies, tech shop and more!

Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS)

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: researchcentres.wlu.ca/centre-for-women-in-science/index.html

Instagram: @laurierwins

Facebook: Laurier Centre for Women in Science

Twitter: @LaurierWinS

Explore, Engage, Connect Launched in 2012, the Laurier Centre for Women in Science (WinS) is proud to champion women in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). We are building an inclusive scientific community through research, action and communication. WinS offers students the following benefits:
1. Networking opportunities and connections
2. Valuable research experience
3. Annual awards and funding
4. Safe space to practice presentation skills and public speaking
5. Platforming student accomplishments through our networks and social media
6. Knowledge of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) wise practices in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM)

Laurier International

Programs and services to support incoming international student transition and success, opportunities for Laurier students to participate in international exchange programs, and engagement in internationalization activities while at Laurier.

The Library

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: library.wlu.ca

Instagram: @laurierlibrary

Facebook: Laurier Library

Twitter: @LaurierLibrary

Check out your Library, its services & spaces! Start at library.wlu.ca to:

- access ALL your Course Readings (Reserves) from our website

- find THE BEST information through OMNI, our search tool

- borrow BOOKS from 14 University Libraries

- book an appointment with YOUR OWN Subject Librarian for great research help;

- CHAT with someone most weekends & evenings

- find a quiet place to STUDY

- and once fully open, RELAX & CAFFEINATE with friends or CREATE in our MakerSpace!

LOCUS (Off-Campus Initiatives)

Get Involved Fair Location: Quad Walkway (map location #8)

Website: students.wlu.ca/LOCUS

Instagram: @locuslaurier

LOCUS is a program designed to aid the transition into university for first-year students living off-campus. The program provides you with academic, social, and personal support to ensure that you will not miss Laurier's on-campus experience. Just like a residence floor has a don to guide and mentor their first-year students, an Off-Campus Advisor (OCA) supports an off-campus community. Your OCA does monthly programming and is there to answer any questions you may have on school, academics, the city, or just life in general. Your OCA can also help you navigate life at Laurier, find more opportunities for volunteering, leadership, and fun.

LSPIRG

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: lspirg.org

Instagram: @laurierstudentspirg
Facebook: LSPIRG Waterloo

Twitter: @lspirg

Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) is a registered non-profit organization that helps to develop advocacy tools and avenues for action. Our vision is to act as a reliable support to student and community members building and sustaining movements that tear down systems of violence and replace them with equitable and just communities. We stand for anti-oppression, community care and activism.

Mathematics & Statistics Learning Support

Get Involved Fair Location: Lazaridis Hall (map location #4)

Website: wlu.ca/mast

Twitter: @LaurierMaSt

We provide academic support to students taking introductory courses involving mathematics or statistics, through a variety of programming offered in both virtual and in person formats.

MSA (Muslim Students' Association)

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/diversity-and-equity/muslim-students-association.html

Instagram: @wlumsa

The Muslim Students' Association (MSA) is a student-run organization with an intention that is twofold: We wish to create a space where Muslim students can come together and strengthen their communal ties based upon their faith; and We wish to build a space where Muslims and non-Muslims can come together, learn from one another, and appreciate one another as human beings.

The Multi-Faith Resource Team

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/diversity-and-equity/multi-faith-support.html

The Multi-Faith Resource Team, which includes the university chaplains, is available to assist students, staff and faculty in their efforts to research or discuss ethical and theological issues. As Laurier is a place where students can enhance their own religious knowledge and be challenged by unfamiliar faith stances, the Resource Team is available to support people from all religious traditions.

Office of Human Rights and Conflict Management

Get Involved Fair Location: Arts C Wing (map location #2)

Website: students.wlu.ca/wellness-and-recreation/human-rights-and-conflict-management

The Human Rights and Conflict Management Office helps Laurier students who have experienced harassment, discrimination, bullying, a toxic work or learning environment, difficult interpersonal conflict, unfair or misapplication of university policy as well as gendered or sexual violence.

Radio Laurier

Get Involved Fair Location: Quad Walkway (map location #8)

Website: radiolaurier.com

Instagram: @radiolaurier

Radio Laurier features a wide range of programming, from weekly shows based on music, to talk radio that tackles complex issues and returning this year on-air sports commentary of WLU sports! We also have “behind-the-scenes” volunteer positions as well! These positions include music assistants, events/street team assistants, news assistants and PR assistants. Here at Radio Laurier we have it all!

Rainbow Centre

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: students.wlu.ca/student-life/diversity-and-equity/lgbtq-associations.html

Instagram: @wlurainbow

The Rainbow Centre in Waterloo is a safer space on campus available to all students, faculty, staff, administrators and visitors who are 2SLGBTQ+ identified, queer-friendly or allies. We provide awareness training, programming, research, education, advocacy and support through group events, speaker series, open forums, and a resource library. Our hope is to transform the community starting with ourselves. We offer a space to house resources, hold meetings, and, most importantly, provide the opportunity to engage in discourse in an open and positive environment.

Special Constable Service

Get Involved Fair Location: virtual guide only, connect with them below.

Website: students.wlu.ca/wellness-and-recreation/safety/special-constable-service

Instagram: @wluscs

Twitter: @WLUSCS

The Special Constable Service is staffed by special constables, communications operators and administrative personnel. The Communications Centre is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to your needs, concerns and emergencies. Special Constables are first responders to all campus emergencies and are the liaison between other emergency services and the university. Full-time special constables are employed at Kitchener-Waterloo and Brantford campuses.

Student Success

Get Involved Fair Location: Frank C. Peters Building (map location #1)

Website: students.wlu.ca/academics/support-and-advising

Instagram: @laurierstudentsuccess

Enhance your academic experience at Laurier through professional one-on-one, online and peer-to-peer resources. Student success programs include assistance with mathematics, study skills and writing development. Most of these services are delivered in small groups or in individual consultation settings, and are designed to encourage the sharing of ideas and peer learning.

Student Wellness Centre

Get Involved Fair Location: Student Services Building (map location #5)

Website: students.wlu.ca/wellness-and-recreation/health-and-wellness

Instagram: @laurierwellness

Facebook: Laurier Wellness - Waterloo Campus

Twitter: @laurierwellness

Laurier's Student Wellness Centre is the home of all physical, emotional and mental health services for students on our Waterloo campus. We are a multidisciplinary team offering comprehensive, collaborative service to help you get the best support in the most seamless and coordinated manner possible.  We welcome and support diverse communities. Stop by our booth outside the Student Wellness Centre to learn about the services and programming we offer, how to book appointments, and pick up some free swag and snacks!

OTHER STUDENT GROUPS

Alpha Omega Sorority

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Website: alphaomegasorority.com

Instagram: @alphaomegasorority

Alpha Omega is a local sorority proudly founded at Wilfrid Laurier University 25 years ago. We are comprised of a diverse group of vibrant young women. Alpha Omega sisters are actively involved on campus, within Greek Life and their communities. Alpha Omega Sorority hosts philanthropic events and fundraisers to support Anselma House, a women's shelter for those dealing with domestic violence and abuse, which is run by Women's Crisis Services of Waterloo Region.

Delta Phi Nu Waterloo

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Website: deltaphinucanada.com

Instagram: @deltaphinuwaterloo

Delta Phi Nu is a Canadian Greek Organization with Chapters across Ontario. We accept all women and non-binary identifying people that are attending or have attended a post secondary institution. We value loyalty, knowledge and perseverance. We also prioritize philanthropy and community involvement for all our members.

Pi Kappa Alpha

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Website: kappamupikes.com

Instagram: @wlupikes

Fraternity.

Sigma Chi Laurier

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Website: sigmachilaurier.ca

Instagram: @sigmachilaurier

Fraternity based at Laurier, though is not affiliated with the school.

WLU Greeklife

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Instagram: @wlu_greeklife

WLU Greek life is an organization that binds fraternities and sororities on the Laurier campus. In addition to social and philanthropy events, we offer mental health resources for active participants of organizations, rushes, and pledges.

Wilfrid Laurier University Students' Union Board of Directors

Get Involved Fair Location: The Quad (map location #7)

Website: yourstudentsunion.ca/board-of-directors

Instagram: @wlusubod

Your Students' Union Board of Directors oversees the operations of the president to ensure that their offices stay within their ends. In addition, we ensure that the president and operations have a budget which is within reason.

Zeta Psi

Get Involved Fair Location: Residence Walkway (map location #9)

Website: zetapsi.org

Instagram: @alphathetazetapsi

Fraternity.