Campus Fun: 10 Great Activities Colleges are Providing for Their Students to Destress During Finals Week!

Campus Fun: 10 Great Activities Colleges are Providing for Their Students to Destress During Finals Week!

Stress Less for Success

We've all been there. Finals week is by far the most stressful time on campus. And no one has a better eye for recognizing and responding to students in distress than the folks in Student Affairs. Fortunately, many creative SA professionals have come up with fun and clever ideas to help their harried students to destress and release some tension through rewarding and engaging activities.

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CG Team Member's Marathon For a Cause

CG Team Member's Marathon For a Cause

Putting meaning into miles

After training for many months and completing 5Ks, 10Ks and half marathon races in all 5 boroughs (plus Les 20 Kilometres de Paris), CampusGroups team member since 2011, Laura Lafond, will be running the iconic NYC Marathon on November 4, 2018. This race, however, will be different from the others (and not just because it’s longer).

Not only will Laura be running her first marathon, but she has dedicated her hard work and efforts to helping raise funds for the New York Road Runners (NYRR) Team for Kids.

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12 Fun Fall Activities for College Students

12 Fun Fall Activities for College Students

Happy Fall! 🍂☕🎃🦃

It's one of our favorite times of the year. The leaves are transitioning into beautiful fall colors, folks are feeling festive, and the fresh cool air is perfect for getting outside with friends and exploring both on and off campus.

Make sure to take advantage of this beautiful and vibrant season's fun and enriching activities for college students!  Here are 12 of our favorites ideas for campus events that are ideal for fall:

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7 Benefits of Co-hosting Your Event with Other Student Groups

7 Benefits of Co-hosting Your Event with Other Student Groups

When Groups Co-host an Event, Everyone Wins

Co-hosting events is a great way to introduce more potential members to student clubs, boost event attendance, share resources and save money. Collaboration between clubs means more allowances and organizational help and increased student engagement as students work together to create the best event possible.

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Get To Know CampusGroups

Get To Know CampusGroups

Bring Your Whole Campus Together on One Platform

CampusGroups lets you create a private community platform to manage all your student life, groups, events and communications in one place. Our mission is to enrich the campus experience and help students continually discover opportunities for involvement and leadership!

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When Attendance is Critical: How to Prevent Cancellations & Promote RSVP Responsibility

When Attendance is Critical: How to Prevent Cancellations & Promote RSVP Responsibility

For some of your events, cancellations are not an option. You have invested a lot into your event. Your team has organized the venue, facilities, AV needs, supplies, food, drinks, scheduling, invitations, flyers and other promotional materials. You've locked down a VIP speaker, great event sponsors and wonderful giveaways.

And, naturally, you have asked that students RSVP responsibly with the firm intention to attend.

Good news: We have created an option to prevent cancelation for specific Registration Options in your events.

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Catch Up with the CampusGroups User Group [Free Download!]

Catch Up with the CampusGroups User Group [Free Download!]

When we launched the CampusGroups User Group more than three months ago, we envisioned a community of educators and administrators sharing ideas, advice, questions, and suggestions for the future of student engagement. Now that we've held our first three meetings, we're thrilled to see that so many others around the country share that vision.

Our last meeting saw as many as 30 attendees joining our conference call, with more than a dozen of today's top universities and graduate schools represented. Download a summary of what we discussed.

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