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Housing, Residence Life & Dining Services - (931) 221-7444
The Housing, Residence Life & Dining Services office provides a quality living and learning environment for students housed in the University residence hall and apartment system. Housing staff are responsible for the oversight and management of residence services, campus food services, residence hall facilities and educational programming. The staff provides many opportunities for the development and enhancement of human relation skills, personal value systems and leadership skills. Living on campus includes academic and personal support, convenient location, Public Safety patrol 24/7 and live-in residence hall staff.

Resident students may also reside and participate in Living and Learning Communities, which are designed to bridge academics and campus living. Students should check the website to see available communities for the 2020-21 academic year. For more information, call (931) 221-7444 or visit www.apsu.edu/housing.

The University Residency Policy requires all single freshmen students younger than 21 years old not residing with their parents or legal guardians must reside in University housing and participate in a University meal plan. All freshmen younger than 21 who choose to live off campus will need to complete a Freshman Residency Webform and return it to Housing/Residence Life and Dining Services no later than move-in day.

Student Life & Engagement - (931) 221-7431
The Office of Student Life & Engagement (SLE) strives to connect academic and out-of-class experiences through programming and leadership development creating a diverse and interactive learning community. The department sponsors a multitude of programs such as Family Weekend, Homecoming, Peaynk Week, Unity Celebration, Student Organization and Leader Awards, as well as diversity and awareness programs. Leadership programs are offered to meet the needs of every student. Students gain resume worthy experiences through involvement and leadership experience. Applications, information, and dates are on PeayLink, the engagement platform students use to connect to student organizations, involvement opportunities and events. The office is in the Morgan University Center, Room 211.

SLE provides leadership development programs for students at all levels of experience and interest. Leadership skills are in demand from employers and contribute to the overall development of successful students. SLE staff work with students, departments and organizations all over campus on leadership skill building, communication skills, teamwork and personal development, and offer numerous opportunities to get students involved. For information, visit www.apsu.edu/student-life.

Leadership opportunities include:

SLE involvement opportunities include:

Fraternity & Sorority Affairs - (931) 221-6840
Fraternity & Sorority Affairs oversees and supports the social fraternities and sororities on campus and promotes an experience focused on academic achievement, student involvement, community service and lifelong friendships. Individual chapters elect officers to manage the day-to-day operations of the organization, and these officers are assisted by alumni whose organization offers support, advice and direction through paid professional staff and regional volunteers. Each fraternity or sorority is also held accountable by one of three governing councils: Interfraternity Council (IFC), National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and College Panhellenic Council (Panhellenic). Financial obligations differ among individual chapters. Financial information is shared during the recruitment process.

APSU has a zero-tolerance hazing policy that is consistent with Tennessee laws regarding hazing. If you have concerns about hazing, please contact the Fraternity & Sorority Affairs office at (931) 221-6840 to make a confidential report.

Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the voice for all students and is the liaison between students and the faculty, staff and University administration. The SGA is composed of the executive board, senate and Student Tribunal (judicial board). Additionally, students are recommended by the SGA Executive Board to serve on numerous standing University committees.

SGA Senate designates five freshmen to be elected each fall semester. Applications will be available the first day of class at www.apsu.edu/sga. SGA meets weekly at 4 p.m., Wednesday, in the Morgan University Center, room 307. The first 10 minutes of every senate meeting are open to any/all students who have concerns or want to ask SGA to act on a concern.

SGA also sponsors a variety of programs and events held annually. Some of these include:

NCAA Athletics

Let’s Go Peay! Austin Peay Athletics is a huge part of campus life. An NCAA Division I program and member of the Ohio Valley Conference since 1963, Austin Peay fields 16 varsity programs which have compiled 43 regular-season championships and 24 tournament titles. Admission is free for all Clarksville Campus students to all regular-season home events with a valid Govs ID. Families are encouraged to follow the Austin Peay Athletics social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (@LetsGoPeay) for the latest information.