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Activities & Engagement

If it looks like all kinds of fun, that’s because it is.

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"I chose CMU because it was the perfect balance between academics and athletics. I am able to train and compete at the national level while being able to focus on rigorous academics."
Matthew '23

Where dreamers and doers come together to create a community all their own.

Take a look at your future collaborators, busy creating a community that’s utterly and profoundly Carnegie Mellon.

Clubs and Organizations

Our heart is in the play, too.

At Carnegie Mellon, our heart is always in our work, but we also take our fun, games and activities seriously. See the activities and clubs that you can join and lead, and imagine the accomplishments and friendships you’ll make.

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Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

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Leadership Development

At Carnegie Mellon, leadership development isn't just a weekend seminar. It's an exploration of self to gain the skills to effectively navigate team dynamics and grow stronger connections to their community.

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Service & Civic Engagement

Get out in the community and give back with the Office of Student Leadership, Involvement, and Civic Engagement (SLICE). Focus on your growth through philanthropy, service, civic discourse, activism and social justice.

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Intramural Sports

How do you want to play?

Intramural sports are popular on campus, including leagues and one-day events throughout the academic year. You can participate in flag football, soccer, softball, inner-tube water polo, cross country and dodgeball — just to name a few. Whether you’re in it for the fierce competition or just for the friendly camaraderie, you’ll find a team to fit.

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Club Sports

Club sports offer you a chance to continue your interests from high school or to pick up a new one, while competing against other colleges and universities. There are 23 club sports organizations, including figure skating, crew (rowing), cricket, rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, cycling, fencing and martial arts.

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Varsity Sports

Carnegie Mellon sponsors 19 Division III varsity sports teams in the University Athletic Association (UAA). The Carnegie Mellon Tartans consistently compete on a high level, with teams and individual athletes routinely continuing on to post-season competition.

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Live the Greek Life

Every fraternity and sorority at Carnegie mellon shares a commitment to excellence — as people, for the community, in academics and for the well-being of every member. Yet, like the people who make our community great, no two organizations are the same, and each one is committed to equity and inclusion. See which fits you best.

Greek Life at CMU