Organizations & Services
Kelley students are active in many of the hundreds of student organizations at Indiana University, including a number of business-related organizations that enable students to develop their interests in various fields. The faculty of the Kelley School recognizes that student organizations are a critical component of the Kelley School’s academic environment and educational programs, giving students valuable opportunities beyond the classroom to develop professional maturity and to strengthen leadership skills. In addition, through involvement in these organizations, students can practice Kelley values such as respect, responsibility, and ethical actions and decision-making. The Kelley School supports its undergraduate organizations and strongly urges students to participate.
Kelley Student Government (http://kelley.iu.edu/ksg/): The Kelley Student Government (KSG) represents the official voice of the Kelley School of Business undergraduate student body and works together with the faculty and staff of the Kelley School of Business Undergraduate Program to influence curriculum and policy changes, as well as implement various student-led initiatives. The KSG Student Ethics Committee encourages ethics within the Kelley School through programming, education, and policy initiatives. Through the participation of Kelley student organization presidents, KSG serves member organizations by promoting collaboration and information sharing.
Civic Leadership Development (www.kelley.iu.edu/isi): The flagship program of the Kelley Institute for Social Impact, was founded in 1988. CLD’s mission is to increase Kelley students' awareness of social challenges through direct community service to the IU Bloomington campus and Bloomington-area nonprofits, to offer students opportunities to engage in constructive dialogue with community and nonprofit leaders, and to develop students' leadership skills, business acumen, and professional networks. Led by a student board of directors under the guidance of a full-time professional staff member, CLD enhances Kelley students’ academic preparation through volunteer service and civic engagement opportunities, nonprofit internships, educational events, and fundraising experience.
The Alternative Break Program (www.kelley.iu.edu/isi): The ABP provides opportunities for students to travel domestically and abroad to address social challenges. These week long and weekend trips immerse students in a new environment, providing an experiential understanding of challenging social issues. Trips take place over Thanksgiving, Winter, and Spring Breaks, as well as weekends throughout the school year. Students return to campus with strong friendships and the skill set and experience to lead direct service efforts in their own communities. Further, Alternative Break trips prepare future business leaders to incorporate civic values into the culture of business.
Student Business Ambassadors (http://kelley.iu.edu/Ugrad/StudentLife/page39614.html): The Student Business Ambassadors (SBA) help us attract the best and brightest prospective students. Under the guidance of professional staff members, the SBAs present at daily information sessions for prospective students and families, act as hosts to visiting students, represent Kelley at various special events, and assist with recruitment initiatives.
Other Organizations (http://www.kelley.iu.edu/Ugrad/StudentLife/StudentOrgs/page39072.cfm): Each year, more than 60 additional organizations of interest to business students register as Kelley Student Organizations.