Get Involved

Student Involvement and Leadership

Campus life at Westminster College consists on more than just going to class and studying in the library. We believe that personal growth is also a fundamental part of college, and we want your experience in here to be the most enriching one possible. The learning you do outside of the classroom is just as integral as your academics.



Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid Courses

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Become American Red Cross CPR, AED, and First Aid certified for a job, personal knowledge, or to fulfill certain degree requirements/prerequisites.

Community Education Classes

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Learn to ski or snowboard, get lifeguard or scuba certified, learn how to shoot photography in the outdoors, and much more. All Community Education classes are open to the public.

Family Night at HWAC and Family and Friends Day

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Bring your children and/or friends to the Center for free. The climbing wall and Aquatic Center are available to anyone during Family Night or Family and Friends Day.

The Wellness Floor

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Surround yourself with like-minded individuals who are interested in working out, eating right and living an overall healthy lifestyle. 2nd Floor Carleson is a Wellness themed residential hall.

Wellness Fair

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Our annual Wellness Fair, held every September, is a fun opportunity for students to connect with local wellness resources.

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Student Employees

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

See what jobs are currently available in the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department as well as all the job descriptions from every job in the department.

Group Exercise Classes

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation

Over 30 Group Exercise classes are offered each week including weekend classes. Classes are included in your Eccles HWAC membership.

Intramural Sports

Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department

Intramural Sports provide fun and friendly competition in a variety of individual and team sports and activities.

Engagement Opportunities

Math Program

Katherine W. Dumke Center Center for Civic Engagement

Learning becomes an adventure when we share our knowledge with others. Practice your math skills while volunteering in local schools.

America Reads

Katherine W. Dumke Center Center for Civic Engagement

A chance to open up a child's imagination and share with them the adventures that come from reading during a tutoring session.

Walkways to Westminster

Katherine W. Dumke Center for Civic Engagement

Get out of your comfort zone and bring smiles to others faces while connecting with high school students and sharing your college experience with them.

Merritt Take Action Project

Katherine W. Dumke Center Center for Civic Engagement

Making a difference in your community is not always cheap. Apply for this funding to make that dream come true.

Community Engaged Griffins

Katherine W. Dumke Center Center for Civic Engagement

Need a job and love service? Get paid to work for a local non-profit.

SLICE (Student Leaders in Civic Engagement)

Katherine W. Dumke Center for Civic Engagement

Have an idea for a community project? Apply for a $500 grant to implement your project. Volunteering.

May Term Study Experiences

Office for Global Engagement

Explore the world next May with your favorite Westminster faculty. Short-term programs designed for a variety of budgets and majors.

Study Abroad

Office for Global Engagement

Learn beyond the classroom. Spend a summer, semester, or academic year living and studying in another country.

Environmental Center Student Employment

Environmental Center

Get paid to support and coordinate student environmental efforts across campus. Available jobs include work with campus beehives, the Bike Collective, the garden program, and assisting with other needs of the Environmental Center, as well as custom opportunities.

Campus Sustainability Fellows

Environmental Center

This student team works collaboratively to identify, implement, and assess at least 2 campus projects per year that promote widespread student learning about sustainability.

Earth Day Celebration

Environmental Center

Join the Environmental Center each April to learn about environmental groups and opportunities on and off campus.

Bicycle Collective

Environmental Center

The Bike Collective grew out of a desire from Westminster students to minimize campus traffic and reduce their carbon emissions. Expert mechanics can teach you how to maintain your bike or help you rent a bike for free.

Organic Garden Program

Environmental Center

Help grow healthy, organic food right on our campus. Volunteer and share in the harvest.

Residence Hall Eco-Representatives

Environmental Center

The Eco-reps are a team of students that promote sustainable living in the residence halls, educating and motivating others in their hall to live greener.

Outdoor Program

Outdoor Leadership Fellows

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Leadership Fellows lend their experience and knowledge back to the college in a post-bac role by assisting with field courses and mentoring newer leaders.

Step Out Coordinator

Outdoor Program

Step Out is the Outdoor Program’s partnership with Promise South Salt Lake dedicated to getting youth outside. Westminster students, along with PSSL staff lead trips during the summer.

Outdoor Program Student Trip Leaders

Outdoor Program

Most Outdoor Program trips are student-led. Students can gain valuable leadership and outdoor skills through the trip leader process, and many have even designed their own trips!

Outdoor Experience

Outdoor Program

Outdoor Experience is a pre-orientation program that complements the first-year student orientation. Begin your Westminster experience by learning outdoor skills and meeting fellow first-year students while exploring Utah's landscape.

Residence Life

Connection Communities

Office of Residence Life

Connection Communities give you the opportunity to start building your own Westminster community by placing you on a floor with people who are inspired by the same things you are.

Mx. Westminster

Office of Residence Life

Participate in a campus-wide pageant in which we crown Mx. Westminster on campus. Activities included are formal wear, talent show, and interview. Contestants will be judged on creativity and poise.

RHA Talent Show

Office of Residence Life

Have an amazing talent? Come showcase your skills in front of your peers at our campus-wide talent show.

Residence Hall Association (RHA)

Office of Residence Life

The Westminster College RHA acts as the voice for students living on campus. Getting involved in RHA is a great way to immerse yourself in the community and support fellow residents. Every floor in each residence hall selects a representative to the RHA council.

Hall Monitor

Office of Residence Life

Want a job as a first-year student? Apply to sit and protect the residence halls while working on homework.

Resident Advisor (RA)

Office of Residence Life

Resident advisors (RA) oversee students who live in their residence halls, working hard to help students transition to college life and have a successful experience.

Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life Retreats

Spiritual Life

Learn about different beliefs, be inspired, and serve with others.

Interfaith and Faith Specific Devotionals and Study Classes

Spiritual Life

Gain spiritual understandings and uplift their spirits, and help give inspiration for the work they will do in and out of the classroom.

Coexist Cafe

Spiritual Life

Coexist cafés happen at least once every semester, allowing members get a chance to share their beliefs and cultures through panels and conversation.

World Citizen's Mentoring Program

Spiritual Life

Mentorship training and practice with 11–14 year olds in after school programs to increase their power of expression and ability to create sustainable service minded adults.

Student Life

Campus Employment

Career Center

Make some money between classes by working on campus. Westminster College hires hundreds of students each year to work in a variety of different offices and departments that provide flexible schedules and great work environments. Open positions are posted to the student job board.

ASW Events

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

The ASW fills each week with a variety of events to make sure you have the opportunity to have fun with your Westminster community.

ASW Clubs

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

Join one of over 60 ASW clubs and organizations that encompass broad areas of interest. I you don’t see the club that you want, you can work with the ASW to build your own.

Griffin GearUp

First-Year Student Orientation

Griffin GearUp is a unique pre-orientation program. Come to campus to meet with your academic advisor, get valuable information, meet some of your peers, and sooth your pre-college jitters. You also have the option for an overnight experience in the Wasatch mountains.

Explore SLC

First-Year Student Orientation

New Students get to tour Sugarhouse area as part of this orientation experience. Groups will explore different areas of Sugarhouse and Salt Lake like the Leonardo Museum, Rio Tinto Stadium, and Smith’s Ballpark, Coffee Roasters and more.

Business Buy-Outs

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

Explore some of our Sugarhouse Shops on us! ASW Events will provide a time and place, you just head over with some friends for free coffee, ice cream, or other snacks of your choice.

School Dances

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

ASW hosts several dances each year in venues around Salt Lake City. Foam, light show, Great Gatsby, and other themes provide a fun event to dance the night away with friends. Stay tuned to the list of ASW events to see what is happening next.

Capture the Flag

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

Capture the flag is one of the biggest traditions to start the Fall Semester! Glow sticks light up the night as hundreds of students join the first-year students on a campus-wide capture the flag competition.

ASW Block Party

Associated Students of Westminster (ASW)

The annual ASW Block Party is the culminating event of New Student Orientation, with food trucks, games, music, and more.

Transfer Student Orientation

First-Year Student Orientation

Transfer Student Orientation is a condensed orientation program geared toward transfer and returning students. Westminster College may be very different from your previous institution and it is important that you to feel comfortable as you transition to this new experience.

First-Year Student Orientation

First-Year Student Orientation

To help you adjust to college life, First-Year Student Orientation is a three-day orientation program designed to help you with your academic, personal, social, and cultural transition into the community.