Academic Catalog

Department of Student Involvement

About Student Involvement

The Department of Student Involvement provides opportunities for all students to engage in student-led programs and organizations that educate, entertain, and encourage ownership of their university experience.  Through Department of Student Involvement, you can:

  • Meet new people that share similar interests
  • Try something new
  • Build your resume
  • Enhance your leadership skills
  • Make a difference in the community
  • Share school spirit
  • Have fun in a safe and inclusive environment.

Student Organizations

Over 55 recognized student organizations provide a variety of opportunities for student involvement and leadership. For a current listing of recognized student organizations or for information on forming a new student organization, see the Student Organizations webpage.

'JacketFest: Student Involvement and Job Fair

'Jacket Fest is held at the beginning of the fall semester and provides an opportunity for students to engage with a number of student organizations, part-time employers, and local non-profit agencies.

Yellowjacket Activities Crew (YAC)

The Yellowjacket Activities Crew (YAC) is a staff of students that plan social and recreational programs for the campus community and the Yellowjacket Union. Free entertainment events include:

  • Musicians and Bands
  • Comedians
  • Dances
  • Bingos
  • Craft Nights
  • Trivia
  • Movie Nights

Keep an eye out for events that are advertised as family-friendly!

Yellowjacket Mascot Team

The Mascot Team is a paid employment opportunity for students interested in promoting campus pride. The mascot makes regular appearances at campus, community, and athletic events throughout the year.

The Buzz 75

Your campus experience should be an adventure! Explore all that UW-Superior and the Twin Ports have to offer, from campus life to local favorites.  Prizes are available when you complete 5, 10, 20, 40, or all 75 activities! Sample activities include:

  • Cheer on the Yellowjackets at any home athletic event
  • Tour or volunteer at the Bentleyville “Tour of Lights”
  • Explore the Lake Superior Estuarium on Barker’s Island
  • Nap in a sleep pod – located in the Yellowjacket Union
  • View the student art exhibit in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center

And so much more; what will you check off first?! Learn more at Buzz 75.

Follow Us On Social Media!


  • UWS Student Involvement
  • Yellowjacket Activities Crew


  • @uwsinvolvement
  • @yacatuws

Contact Information

Student Involvement
University of Wisconsin - Superior
Yellowjacket Union 155
Belknap and Catlin Ave.
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Phone: 715-394-8444