Student Involvement

Get Involved at NDSU

With more than 300 student organizations, you have endless ways to connect with other students and gain leadership experience. Organizations include:

  • Student government
  • Greek life
  • Academic and honor societies
  • Musical and theatrical performance groups
  • Community service networks
  • Cultural affiliations

And that’s just the start. For a list of all organizations, or to get more information on a group you’re interested in, check out the Student Activities Office or visit myNDSU.

MVSU versus NDSU


NDSU competes in Division I athletics, with a long-winning tradition as members of the Summit League, the Missouri Valley Conference and the Western Wrestling Conference. 


Men’s Teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Track and field
  • Wrestling

Women's Teams

  • Basketball 
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball


Support the teams

Career Center Fashion Show

Fine Arts

The Division of Performing Arts provides musical and theatrical performance opportunities for all students. Many events are free for NDSU students.


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Study Abroad

Study abroad opportunities allow you to experience another culture while earning credit at NDSU. You can study abroad with every major, in over 70 different countries across the world for spring/winter break, summer, semester or year-long. There are also opportunities to study within the U.S. and our territories through National Student Exchange.

Another option is exchange programs, where you pay NDSU tuition while attending partner institutions. Here is a list of countries where you can participate in these programs:

  • Denmark
  • France
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • ISEP Exchange (many options)
  • Italy
  • Korea 
  • Mexico
  • The Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Sweden

For more information on the different types of study abroad opportunities, visit the International Student and Study Abroad Services Office.


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