Virtual Activities Fair

Choose Your Own Adventure

The Office of Student Engagement is a hub for student activities, leadership and involvement on campus. We work with more than 600 student organizations that range from community service to academic to fraternities and sororities to identity-based ones and many more.

Now that you are in, find out how to get involved. Recordings of past events are in the Details tabs below.

  • Academic/Pre-professional Student Organizations

    Academic and pre-professional groups typically focus on internal community building and academic and professional resources. There are several groups that support underrepresented identities in different academic and professional fields. Some of these groups host conferences, networking events, and speakers related to their field. These groups often receive advising and support through related academic departments, and some groups are associated with national organizations.

    The panelists included:

    • Panos Vandris (he/him) – President, Stanford Undergraduate Neuroscience Society and Co-President, Stanford Undergraduate Research Association
    • Elizabeth Nguyen (she/her) – President, Stanford XR
    • Julia Thompson (she/her) – Co-President, Stanford Student Space Initiative
    • Omar Fidawi (he/him) – President, Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students
  • Athletic/Recreational Student Organizations

    Athletics groups include club sports, martial arts, outdoor activities, and other recreational activities (juggling!). Club sports and martial arts are also supported through Stanford Athletics. Outdoors groups receive support through the Stanford Adventure Program under Recreation & Wellness. Club sports and martial arts groups are approved to compete.

    The panelists included:

    • Vincent Busque – Captain, Club Swimming
    • Clara Kelley – President, Club Archery
    • Anna Park – President, Women’s Club Rugby
    • Alyssa Martinez – President, Stanford Taekwondo
  • Arts - Dance Student Organizations

    There are 30+ dance groups ranging from cultural dancing to hip-hop to classical and everything in between. These groups put on performances, host workshops and events. Some groups tour and travel to participate in shows and competitions. Some of these groups receive advising and support through related departments. There are also some art groups that receive support through the community centers.

    The panelists included:

    • Grace Dong – President, Urban Styles and Jam Pac’d
    • Brianna Peet – Show Artistic Director, Dv8
    • Ysabel Ojoylan (she/her) – Co-Chair, Kayumanggi
    • Richard Lin – Artistic Director, Stanford Swingtime
  • Arts - Music Student Organizations

    There are 20+ music organizations ranging from orchestras and bands to acapella groups. Many represent a variety of cultural backgrounds. These groups put on performances, host workshops and events. Some groups tour and travel to participate in shows and competitions. Some of these groups receive advising and support through related departments.

    The panelists included:

    • Yanal Qushair – Drum Major, Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band
    • Eric Sosa-Lesso – President, Mariachi Cardenal
    • Bryant Huang – President, Stanford Symphony Orchestra
    • Gita Krishna – President, Raagapella
  • Arts - Theater/Media/ Other Arts Student Organizations

    There are several ways to get involved with drama organizations, representing different ethnic, cultural backgrounds, and styles of theatre. Or with organizations from a variety of media such as newspapers, journals, and broadcasting. There are also groups that focus on film or poetry. Many of these organizations contribute to the creative expression on campus.

    The panelists included:

    • Holden Foreman – Editor in Chief, Stanford Daily
    • Suvir Mirchandani (he/him) – President, Stanford Speakers Bureau, President
    • Diana Khong – President, Asian American Theatre Project and Restorative Film Collective
    • Maxwell Meyer- Executive Editor, Stanford Review
    • Khuyen Le – President, Stanford Shakespeare Society
  • Ethnic/Cultural/International Student Organizations

    Ethnic, cultural, and international groups facilitate community within different identities, and they welcome others to learn and engage with different cultures and perspectives. Many of these groups host small trips and events for their members related to their respective culture or country. Some groups put on cultural shows and events, celebrate holidays, host and attend conferences, and participate in community outreach and activism. These groups receive advising from The Center for Equity, Leadership and Community or the Bechtel International Center.

    The panelists included:

    • Tenzin Wangdak (she/any) – Co-President, Asian American Students’ Association
    • Cami Tussie (she/her) – Vice President Jewish Student Association and Co-President, Stanford Israel Association
    • Yasmin Eltawil (she/her) – President, Arab Students Association at Stanford
    • Omar Gomez (he/him) – Keynote Committee Head, First Generation and/or Low-Income Partnership and Social & Community Chair, Comunidad for Health Equity
    • John Okhiulu (he/they) – Political Action Committee, Black Student Union and Co-President, Stanford Nigerian Students Association
  • Greek Life

    All recently admitted students and families are invited to learn about the fraternity and sorority community at Stanford University. This virtual open house will be a chance to hear directly from chapter members and learn about recruitment, housing, and the Greek experience.

    The panelists included:

    • Aracely Valencia (she/her) – Diversity and Inclusion Chair, Alpha Phi
    • Evan Miller (she/her) – President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
    • Emily Kaperst (she/her) – President, Kappa Alpha Theta
    • Kavita Selva (she/her) – President, Sigma Psi Zeta Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
    • Panos Vandris (he/him) – Vice President, Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Religious Student Organizations

    These organizations provide students space to practice religion & spirituality with their peers. They have worship services and may host larger community events to celebrate religious holidays. These groups are also advised by the Office of Religious Life, and together form a consortium called Stanford Associated Religions.

    The panelists included:

    • Jonathan Borja – International Student Christian Outreach
    •  Hassan Fahmy – Muslim Student Union
    •  Sophie Regan – Undergrad Catholic Student Association
    •  Tara Rajagopal – Hindu Student Association
    •  Julian Butterfield – Buddhist Community at Stanford
    •  Keona Banks – Bahai Student Association
  • Community Service/ Wellness Student Organizations

    These organizations focus on giving back to the community, both in helping Stanford students and with community partners and agencies outside of campus. Many perform hours of community service in the Bay Area and raise awareness about different causes. Public service groups are also advised by the Haas Center for Public Service.

    The panelists included:

    • Kim Ngo, President, Alternative Spring Break
    • Komal Kumar, President, United Students for Veterans Health
    • Freya Forstall, President, Flying Treehouse
    • Natalie Adams-Menendez, President, Habla
  • Social Awareness/ Political Student Organizations

    These organizations focus on social and political ideas and issues and look for ways to better the world. They discuss and debate, raise awareness about different causes and bring speakers to campus. Many are also advised by the Haas Center for Public Service.

    The panelists included:

    • Sasankh Munukutla – Vice-President, CS+Social Good
    • Jillian Rogers – Co-President, Stanford Planned Parenthood
    • Natasha Mooji – President, Stanford in Government
    • Kuhan Jeyapragasan – President of Stanford Effective Altruism