Student Activities and Leadership


The Office of Student Activities and Leadership (OSAL) is committed to offering a broad range of co-curricular and extracurricular events, activities, and programs that encourage leadership, celebrate our diverse student body, inspire friendships, and develop connection to the University. In the spirit of our Marianist Characteristics of Education for Adaptation and Change and Education for Service, Justice, and Peace, OSAL seeks to provide transformative programming that challenges and supports students, while assisting the over 30 registered Student Clubs and Organizations in their programming, member recruitment, and community service they perform each semester. If you are interested in becoming one of the visible student leaders that have an immeasurable impact on our campus community, please contact the office at 808-739- 8556.

Student Clubs and Organizations
Clubs and Organizations offer Chaminade University students the opportunity to pursue their interests and extend their learning beyond the classroom. There are over 30 active student clubs for you to get involved with at Chaminade. The clubs and organizations range from academic and educational to cultural and special interests. If you are looking for a group to celebrate your cultural heritage, share your passion for different hobbies, or just looking to meet new people, it’s easy to find a community that will become your ‘Ohana while at Chaminade. We find that clubs and organization are laboratories of innovation and leadership development and provide real-life opportunities to translate concepts learned in the classroom into practice. To view a list of Chaminade student clubs and organizations visit online at https://osal.chaminade.edu/studentclubs/ or https://chaminade.presence.io.

Student Government
The Chaminade Student Government Association (CSGA) serves the student community in multiple ways. CSGA is the voice of the students and operates in the best interest of the general student body. CSGA is responsible for expanding and coordinating student involvement and advocacy. CSGA aims to develop interest and support for educational, social, cultural, and recreational programs, and facilitate communication within the Chaminade community. CSGA consists of the Executive Board and the Legislature, which includes two chambers; the elected Student Senate and the House of Representatives. CSGA also includes two main functional boards, the Programming Board (CSPB) and Allocations Board (CSAB). If you are interested in getting involved, please contact the CSGA office by phone at 808-739-8378 or email csga@chaminade.edu or visit the office located just outside the Vi & Paul Loo Student Center.