Develop yourself beyond classroom walls.
Whether you are attending university to prepare yourself for the holistic Career Outcomes needed by top employers or to grow on a more personal level, Cal Lutheran gives you a unique advantage to get involved and gain real-life experience.
Participating in experiential opportunities helps you boost your résumé with in-demand skills and high-impact roles by the time that you graduate. See a sneak preview of the types of opportunities available to you outside of the classroom during your time at Cal Lutheran, right here on campus.
From iCLU Radio to Knights Hockey to various professional societies, a wide range of interests, passions, and communities are represented by our 100+ student groups. Browse our directory to find your niche with like-minded students on campus.
- Arts & Entertainment
- Business & Marketing
- Civic / Leadership
- Honor Societies
- Religious / Spiritual
- Sports & Recreation
- Other Clubs
Cal Lu Hikes
Involvement with Cal Lu Hikes means finding purpose in the paths we hike, through the beauty of nature, dialogue with people, and growth through physical and mental challenges.Aaron Aragones, Co-President
Criminal Justice Student Association
To be in CJSA means understanding respect and how brilliantly-minded CLU students can address highly controversial topics. CJSA also means working on building relationships with those with similar interests, enjoying academic conversations, and finding ways to serve the community.Shelby Scholle, Vice President
Being involved in FILO means I am able to build community with other Filipino students and be able to share my culture and experiences with others as well. Members will be learning about the Filipino culture, learn more about the language, try different Filipino foods, and many more!Terehna Soriano, President
Are you someone who likes to have a seat at the planning table?
Consider a role in one of our Student Government bodies to represent the voices and needs of your fellow peers.
Elected in the spring, ASCLUG officers lead the undergraduate student government to help implement programs and policies, and to formally represent the interests of all students.
The Graduate and Professionals Student Council (GPSC) aims at providing a platform to voice the expectations and represent the Graduate and Bachelor’s Degree for Professionals student body.
Our commitment to serving our neighbors is equally enduring as our search for inward truths through interfaith perspectives. We welcome all members of our campus community to take part in this process together.
Civic Engagement & Leadership
We can help you brainstorm and coordinate service projects, connect with local orgs, and spread the word about your campaigns. Participate in Spring Break service trips and volunteer in the SEEd (Sustainable Edible Education) Project Garden.
There are many ways for you to connect to the spiritual life here—worship, retreats, service, and more. We welcome everyone in our community, no matter your belief or non-belief. Be sure to check out our Community Cupboard, too!
Vocation & Purpose
Has anybody ever prompted you to consider not just WHAT you want to do with your life, but the meaning of what you do with it? Access tools and resources to embark on your journey of deeper discernment.
In our tightly knit community at Cal Lutheran, you have a wide range of opportunities to stand out as a leader of your peers. Attain a leadership role or access preparation programs that give you the tools and confidence to you reach your next level.
These awards recognize those who demonstrate outstanding contributions to the community, such as advocating for diversity or exemplifying school spirit. Award winners are selected based of of nomination submissions and the Leadership Awards committee.
One of the best ways that you can develop yourself toward your professional goals is to attend a conference within your targeted field or industry. Our funding program covers a portion of conference fees to help you gain greater access to opportunities that call out to you.
Senior Sendoff Celebrations
All graduating students are invited celebrate their academic accomplishments with their friends and families in this pre-commencement event! This event is open to graduating students in undergraduate and graduate programs who purchase a cultural stole.
Highlighted Leadership Roles
To learn about applying to specific roles, contact Student Employment.