Clubs and Organizations


The Student Government Association and the Office of Campus Activities, Service & Leadership recognizes clubs and organizations at William Paterson University. The SGA encompasses many student academic, social, cultural, sports clubs and media groups. As stated in the Student Government Association Constitution, every student of William Paterson University who has paid the student activity fee shall be a member of the Student Government Association. Students are encouraged to join any active club and if no club exists to serve their interest, they are encouraged to start a new club on campus. For more information, contact a staff member in the Office of Campus Activities, Service & Leadership or The Student Government Office.

Each semester the Campus Activities, Service & Leadership office hosts a Club Fair (Check Out the Highlights of Club Fair 2016). This event provides an opportunity for recognized student organizations and clubs to recruit new members and for students to learn about the many recognized clubs and organizations that they can join. Contact a staff memberthe Office of Campus Activities, Service & Leadership or visit the Campus Events Calendar to find out when the next Club Fair is scheduled.

For a list of all of the active clubs and organizations that are currently recognized by the Student Government Association click here. You can join a club or communicate with each club's leadership through the Pioneer Life portal. 

For more information about clubs & organizations contact the
SGA office at (973) 720-2157
The Office of Campus Activities, Service & Leadership at (973) 720-2518 or

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  • 33rd Annual Best Bench Competition
    Apr 25, 2019 @ 12:00 PM
    Location: Sports & Recreation Center

    The quest to find the strongest woman and man on campus!
    Preliminaries are April 5 - 19, 2019 at the Sports & Recreation Center
    All participants in the finals will receive a T-Shirt!


  • Commuter Breakfast
    May 01, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

    Commuter Breakfast


    University Commons 171 * Enjoy breakfast! 


  • Friday Night at the Rec
    May 03, 2019 @ 10:00 PM
    Location: Sports & Recreation Center

    De-Stress Night

    Chair Massages, Open Rec Basketball, Card, Board & Video Games, Free Food & More


  • Sunday Tea at Hobart Manor: Silk City Artists and Musicians
    May 05, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

    Join us on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. for Sunday Tea at Hobart Manor- Silk City Artists and Musicians

    $45 per person

    This event is sponsored by the Hobart Manor Revitalization Committee and presented by Vincent N.Parrillo, Professor and Graduate Director of WP Sociology Department and Director of Paterson Metropolitan Region Research Center. 

    Vincent Parrillo will be showing film highlights from his PBS documentary, Parrillo will discuss his portrayal of Paterson's thriving arts community, including interviews with Bucky Pizzarelli, legendary guitarist; Frederico Castelluccio, an artist and actor best known for his role as Furio on The Sopranos;and other artists and musicians discussing the influence of Paterson on their work.

    For more information and to register for this ->


  • Senior Send-Off 2019
    May 14, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

    Join us Tuesday, May 14 at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the University Commons Ballroom to celebrate the Class of 2019!

    The Senior Send-Off Celebration is hosted by the William Paterson University Alumni Association for all WP bachelor's candidates graduating in 2019.

    Music, dancing, cash bar, refreshments and desserts, photo booths, and a pinning ceremony.

    Each Graduating senior is admitted free of charge, and is allowed to bring one guest.

    Guest tickets are $35, payable by cash or check at the door, or credit card in advance.

    For more information and to register visit ->

    Must register by May 10th.