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Find Where You Fit at Bowie State

Expand your horizons at Bowie State with community and campus involvement. Whether you’re a creative student ready to join our literary magazine, The Torch, or an athletic student looking for club sports, our campus overflows with activities and clubs. We also carry on important traditions, including convocation during Black History Month, Homecoming, and Torchfest.

Discover your next adventure right here on campus — find your people at Bowie State.

Signature Events

When you join us at Bowie State, you’re with friends you can call family. Among the great events we host each year, some of the most well-loved are Homecoming and the annual CIAA Tournament. Read on to discover our traditions and what it means to be a Bulldog.



    Come together with peers and alumni to celebrate Homecoming at Bowie State. Stay for the game, watch the crowning ceremony, and cheer on the Bowie State royal court.


    Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Basketball Tournament

    Each year, we host a packed week full of events leading up to the Men’s and Women’s CIAA Basketball Tournament. Take a break from studying to enjoy family-fun competitions, mingle with alumni, and show some love to the Bulldogs.

Clubs and Organizations

At Bowie State, you can take pride in your heritage in one of our student associations, flex your artistic flair in Bowie Couture, pledge a Greek organization, or get involved with our Circle K chapter. Campus clubs and organizations reflect our enterprising and community-centered student body.

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I am thankful to my community at Bowie State for pushing me to succeed. Shout out to Professor Danielle Brown who has gone out of her way to reach out and help me.

- Jaivien Kendricks


Civic Engagement

Building a better future is at the heart of Bowie State’s commitment to students. We are taking tomorrow boldly — which means that we create a lasting impact in the communities we serve. Explore our volunteering and mentorship opportunities to learn more about our efforts to give back to Black youth, protect our environment, and promote political activism.

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Leadership Opportunities

Students prepare for their bright futures ahead by taking on new responsibilities, advising each other as mentors, and embodying the visionaries they aspire to be. Become a leader in your community through these opportunities below. 


    Student Government

    Make a difference on campus and join our student government. Our SGA board includes talented, peer-elected students who come together to discuss and improve student life at Bowie State. 


    Greek Life

    Build lifelong friendships at one of our historic Greek organizations. With plenty of space to stroll, you can show off your letters and mentor other students. Join one of our Greek organizations and learn more about recruitment.


    Entrepreneurship at Bowie State

    Turn your ideas, sketches, and creative hobbies into a entrepreneurial project at Bowie State. We provide resources, advising, and support to help you launch your dreams into successful new ventures.

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