Beyond the Classroom
There are so many ways you can get involved on campus. Butler has over 150 student organizations, a strong Greek system, around 30 intramural and club sports to choose from, volunteer opportunities on and off-campus, to name a few. You will not have a problem filling your time; however, you might have a problem finding enough time to do all the activities you want to do!
You do not have to be a superstar athlete to be on an athletic team at Butler. Whether you only want to play tennis for fun or be a little competitive on the soccer field, Butler has several club and intramural sports to choose from.
Greek life is very popular on Butler's campus, and is a good way to meet people with similar interests.
Greek life is a social organization that fosters friendship, community service and leadership. A Fraternity is the male Greek organization and a Sorority is the female counterpart. Most fraternities and sororities have houses on campus that the members are able to live in; however some fraternities do not have houses and are more like clubs. You are usually required to fulfill service hours and participate in events hosted by the fraternity or sorority, so be prepared to dedicate some time to the organization.
The volunteer center will help you find volunteer opportunities on campus and in the Indianapolis community. The center is affiliated with the PuLSE office and is student run.
The center is in charge of coordinating Fall Alternative Break (FAB) and Spring Alternative Break (SAB), two volunteer opportunities during your fall and Spring break where you travel outside of Indianapolis and help a community in need.
You can also get involved in Books for Peace, College Mentors for Kids!, Juntos and many more volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
For more information, visit the Volunteer Center (Atherton Union, Room 100).
There are several spiritual organizations on Butler's campus including (but not limited to):
- Muslim Student Association
- Campus Crusade
- Young Life
If you cannot find your religious community on campus, visit the Center for Faith and Vocation located on Sunset Avenue, for religious communities in Indianapolis.