Campus and Community

New England charm. World-class opportunity.

Graduate students come to Clark from across the globe, including more than 50 countries and dozens of U.S. states. In this culturally rich, diverse community, students are both warmly welcomed and fully supported, allowing them to grow both personally and intellectually. At Clark, you’ll forge friendships with a variety of classmates as you hone your academic and professional skills. Through community-wide events and student organizations you’ll explore your interests and develop new skills. Exceptional campus amenities – from cafes and libraries to computer labs and a fitness and athletic center – ensure you’re equipped for success.

Worcester provides an ideal setting for this journey. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant arts and culture scene. Clark’s many connections with local businesses, nonprofits, and universities create additional opportunities to fuel your passion – and expand your knowledge. And when you’re looking for a change of pace, both Boston and New York City are readily accessible from nearby Union Station.

Student Life

There are almost limitless opportunities for you to enhance your graduate educational experience as part of our diverse, lively community. At Clark, there are dozens of student organizations that enable our students to become involved in campus life, step outside their comfort zones, and gain valuable experience. You can experience a broad range of activities including plays, lectures, panels, presentations, workshops, concerts, barbeques, and movies.

Student organizations

GSOM students are encouraged to seize the opportunity to dive in, whether through multicultural associations, intramural athletics, or the GSOM student organizations listed here.

GSOM Student Council (GSOMSC)

The Graduate School of Management Student Council promotes an active and engaging student community, represents GSOM on university-wide graduate committees, and functions as a unified voice for GSOM student concerns. Each spring, the GSOMSC holds a formal banquet for all students, faculty, and staff of the Graduate School of Management, bringing our community together to connect on a personal level and celebrate the year’s successes. 

Student Council Page

GSOM Finance Association (GSOM-FA)

The Graduate School of Management Finance Association is committed to educating and preparing graduate students for finance-related careers through a combination of educational opportunities, events, and social activities. 

Finance Association Page

Clark Women in Business (CWIB)

Clark Women in Business encourages and supports female students as they develop into professional leaders. The group, which is part of the National Association of Women MBAs, promotes individual growth and goal achievement, and helps women work together to create strong support networks.

Women in Business Page

Clark University Net Impact Chapter

Clark University's Net Impact chapter provides undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities to become involved in the activities related to CSR (corporate social responsibility), social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development, and environmental sustainability. Our chapter is part of the international nonprofit Net Impact, whose mission is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

Business Analytics Association

Clark’s Business Analytics Association is dedicated to engaging students with the data analytics field, promoting awareness of career opportunities in the analytics industry, facilitating interaction among Clark students and alumni, enhancing student networking skills, and preserving the University’s tradition of excellence in education and services.

Business Analytics Association

Annual Events

Graduate Student Multidisciplinary Conference

Each April, the Graduate Student Council and the Graduate School sponsor Clark University's Graduate Multidisciplinary Conference, designed to highlight the important scholarship produced by our talented graduate community. The event also gives graduate students an opportunity to hone their presentation skills before presenting their work at national and international conferences.

Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Induction

Each spring, GSOM hosts a special awards and induction event for Beta Gamma Sigma, the prestigious international honor society exclusively for business programs accredited by AACSB International. Membership is the highest recognition a business student can receive in a program accredited by AACSB International. To be considered for admittance to this society, students must have completed their degree requirements for an M.B.A., M.S.A., M.S.F., M.S.B.A., or M.S.M. be in good financial and academic standing, and have a GPA within the top 20% of their program.

Each spring, an annual Gala is hosted by the Clark University International Students Association. Through dance, music, and a variety of performances, the popular event represents and celebrates the diversity of Clark.

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