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Campus Life

Special Interest Student Organizations

Special Interest Student Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board (CAB)

    CAB provides programs of a cultural, recreational, social and educational nature to the Otterbein University community and provides students and staff with opportunities to shape their environment through the selection, production, and evaluation of those events. Additionally, CAB actively encourages multicultural understanding, acceptance and appreciation through programming and co-sponsorship with other organizations. For more information on CAB, including dates of events, check out their website! Contact CAB for more information.
  • Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life

    American Cancer Society Colleges Against Cancer is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by initiating and supporting programs of the American Cancer Society in college communities. Contact for more information.
  • Gamers Guild

    This group brings gamers together to meet others who like the same games. They also sponsor tournaments and other events to encourage community and camaraderie. Contact Sarah Meisner for more information.
  • Otterbein St. Jude

    Otterbein St. Jude works to unite the Otterbein campus in an effort to educate the campus and community about the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and raise money for their efforts. Contact Kerigan Mcnamara for more information.
  • Resident Student Association

    The primary function of RSA is to provide a voice for students in residence life decision-making processes and to provide feedback on all aspects of residential student living environments. A secondary function of RSA is to plan events and activities for students, that allow them to experience life on campus, have fun, develop community and make Otterbein feel like the best home away from home. Contact Alexis Bowman for more information.
  • Students for Education Reform

    Students for Education Reform works to close the achievement gap and ensure an excellent education for all children by mobilizing the next generation of leaders in education and education reform. This organization is new and in pending status. Contact Jeremy Paul for more information.
  • Students For Life

    Our mission is to create a culture where every human life is respected and valued from conception to death, and to foster an atmosphere that is open to discussion about human rights issues. This organization is new and in pending status. Contact Rachel Bell for more information.
  • Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE)

    URGE stands for spreading awareness about reproductive justice issues, sexual health, and creating a safe sexual environment in general. We want students to have access to information about sex and reproductive issues in a safe, informed, environment. This organization is new and in pending status. Contact Marissa Gould for more information.
For more information about these organizations please contact the Center for Student Involvement at CSI@otterbein.edu

More Special Interest Involvement Opportunities

Commuter Student Association
The Commuter Student Association works to provide activities specifically for Otterbein's commuting population. The group works to promote issues effecting commuters. This organization works out o fthe Commuter Lounge. Contact James Prysock for more information.

/ Center for Student Involvement

The Center for Student Involvement is located in the Campus Center.

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

Jennifer Bechtold
e/ jbechtold@otterbein.edu
p/ 614.823.3202