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A letter from ASUA president to new students

Associated Students of the University of Arizona President Tara Singleton welcomes new University of Arizona students to the university and gives an introduction to ASUA and its role on campus

ASUA President Tara Singleton. Courtesy Tara Singleton

Hello Wildcats! 

 I am so excited to welcome you to the University of Arizona! My name is Tara Singleton and I’m a senior at the UA. As an undergraduate, getting involved on campus has been just as impactful to my education as my courses. Over your time at the university, you will have access to so many opportunities and resources that can really build up your college experience. One of the resources that can help connect you to involvement and organizations across campus is our student government, ASUA. 

The Associated Students of the University of Arizona is home to essential student services, like Safe Ride, a free rideshare service for students, or Campus Pantry, who provide food to Wildcats in need, combatting food insecurity on our campus. We also house amazing programming and events through our Wildcats Events Board (W.E.B) and Spring Fling, the largest student run carnival in the nation. Groups like Students for Sustainability, Pride Alliance and F.O.R.C.E., advocate for the needs of students across campus and provide programming to help engage students in crucial conversations about our campus community. 

ASUA also recognizes over 600 clubs across campus, providing funding and guidance to a wide range of organizations. Clubs are a great way to get more involved with your major/academic interests, as well as being able to foster your other interests and passions. All of our recognized clubs and organizations are listed on our website with information on how to get involved. 

Regardless of all of the changes we are facing this year, your experiences at the UA will impact you in such a positive way. I can say that I would not be where I am today without my involvements and ASUA. In addition to this new student edition of the Daily Wildcat, check out our social media pages for updates and information of how you can get involved on campus. Whether this semester takes you virtual, on-campus or a mix of both, you will have access to so many great opportunities. I encourage you to take them! 

Bear Down, 

Tara Singleton 

Student Body President 2020-21 

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