University of North Florida - Student Life - Activities


UNF's Greek life is the largest student entity on campus with approximately 1,300 students and 22 Greek-lettered groups. Fraternities include Kappa Sigma, Alpha Phi Alpha, Chi Phi, Delta Upsilon, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Alpha Psi, Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Beta Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Omega Psi Phi, and Sigma Lambda Beta. Sororities include Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Gamma, Delta Sigma Theta, Gamma Eta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, Zeta Phi Beta, Zeta Tau Alpha, Sigma Lambda Gamma and Sigma Gamma Rho.

UNF has over 200 clubs and organizations for students. Intercollegiate club sports such as rugby, lacrosse, and ice hockey team are available. Students also participate in intramural sports on campus like soccer, ultimate frisbee, and sand volleyball on campus. The UNF Alumni Association organizes the UNF Presidential Envoys, a group of UNF students that serve as ambassadors for President Delaney and the university on campus and in the community.

The Game Room is a popular place on campus for students to spend time and play pool, table tennis, board games, and video games. The game room also offers weekly activities such as game tournaments, trivia night, and capture the flag. Athletic recreation on campus includes basketball and racquetball at UNF Arena, the Student Wellness Complex, the UNF skate park, two beach volleyball courts, and golf at the Hayt Golf Learning Center.

Osprey Productions an Agency of Student Government, is UNF's entertainment agency that puts on free events for students. These include concerts, comedy shows, movies, games, karaoke, and open mic nights.They operate using a staff of 10 students and one staff advisor. Osprey Productions is open to all students to join and assist in events on campus. All of the events Osprey Productions has are free for students and their friends at UNF.

The UNF Eco-Adventure Program allows students to use the miles of nature trails and multiple lakes on campus. The lakes are open to canoeing, kayaking, and catch-and-release, non-live-bait fishing. Students can also check out free outdoor equipment from the Eco-Adventure check out center.

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