Welcome to CDU – a place that provides you the opportunity to connect your academic experience with your purpose and passion in life. Your time at CDU is enriched when you are able to combine classroom experiences with opportunities of leadership and service. Don’t just go to college . . . experience college and contribute to CDU’s legacy by getting involved on campus. I encourage you to let your learning transcend the classroom walls and challenge you to take full advantage of service and leadership opportunities. Get involved and make the most of your CDU experience!
~ Rita Gloria Sawyer, PhD
Chief Student Services Officer
How can you get involved?
- Join a club or organization
- Take part in networking and leadership opportunities
- Work on campus
- Participate in lecture series, health fairs and other events
- Become a Student Ambassador and reach out to prospective students
Why should you get involved?
- Support CDU’s mission of commitment to diverse and underserved communities
- Fulfill community service requirements
- Personal growth and development
- Develop leadership and communication skills
- Develop lifelong friendships
- Networking opportunities
- Get more out of your college experience
- Have fun!
Student support services are also available at each of the colleges/schools.
College of Medicine
The Office of Medical Student Affairs in the College of Medicine provides academic, matriculation and personal support services to students in the Charles Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program. These services include: academic counseling and scheduling and support and referrals for academic and personal needs. Student organizations and activities are also supported by the Office of Medical Student Affairs. Some of the highlights of the activities and programs administered by Medical Student Affairs include: Pre-matriculation Program for first year medical students, career and residency application advisement, medical multi-specialty conference, college dinner seminars, senior graduation banquet and commencement.
College of Science and Health
The Office of Student Education Services in the College of Science and Health sponsors and cosponsors a number of events, activities and services throughout the school year. The purpose of these activities is to provide the students with an opportunity to develop leadership skills, special interests and cultural competency. A typical list of programs for the year might include Student Government Activities, Cinco de Mayo events, Night on the Nile Awards Dinner, Allied Health Week events, Program Awareness Day, Career Day and the Oaths & Honors ceremony.
School of Nursing
The Office of Student Affairs in the Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing (MMDSON) provides academic and matriculation support services to students in the MSN program – Entry Level Track and Family Nurse Practitioner Track – including student government activities, community service and other events.