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At Ross, there’s no shortage of ways to get involved outside the classroom. Challenge yourself to take on a leadership position, pursue your passion in a student club, or take on the thrill of case competitions — and build meaningful connections along the way. Your time here is what you make it, so make it count!
A great business without a great leader? Doesn’t happen. Leadership is at the heart of building a better world through business, which is why you’ll find many ways to sharpen your leadership skills while in the BBA program.
Be the voice of your classmates. This peer-elected council acts on behalf of the student body to partner with Ross leadership and promote positive change within the school.
Ross Undergraduate Student Advisory Board (RUSAB)
Have an opinion about what courses should be offered at Ross? Advocate for the future of Ross academics by joining this representative body of the BBA class.
Town halls are a great way to share your input directly with deans, faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as your fellow classmates. Look for town halls at least once a semester.
Explore emerging technologies in Michigan FinTech, be of service through groups like Maize and Blue Cupboard, hit the rink with Ice Hockey Club, or check out a variety of other social, sport, community, identity, or career-based groups.
We are the club for people with an interest in the energy industry at the Ross School of Business. Our focus is on strategy, trading, finance, project development, and entrepreneurship- in the traditional and renewable energy sectors. The Energy Club seeks to draw together talented students who are interested in the field of energy. In addition to providing a forum for discussion and education, the club provides services to both recruiting companies and students to promote career development and employment. Energy Club Mission: Our mission is to provide for education and employment opportunities within the energy industry at Ross. We break this down into three primary objectives: 1. To incite interest in energy among students and faculty at the Ross School of Business 2. To provide a forum for students to learn more about opportunities in the energy industry and discuss energy-related topics 3. To facilitate career development in the traditional and renewable energy sectors by mentoring students and by reaching out to recruiters to connect them with available talent at Ross and the greater University of Michigan
GCA is dedicated to helping members in their career and academic pursuits at Ross and increasing awareness of China culture and business perspectives.
Green Wolverine is a Ross student organization centered on acquiring knowledge related to fully legal business opportunities in the cannabis industry.
The Ice Hockey Club is a group of hockey enthusiasts of varying skill levels who play ice hockey, go to tournaments, and attend other hockey related events. We want to welcome all enthusiasts, regardless of ability to play the sport.
Based on the philosophy of Sheryl Sandberg’s book ‘Lean In’, we aim to facilitate open dialogues about pertinent issues facing men and women. Using an intersectional framework, we bring together people from diverse backgrounds who are all united by the same vested interest in gender equality. We envision a global revolution that embraces women’s capabilities, starting here, with the University of Michigan.
Case competitions are your chance to represent Ross and compete against the best and brightest from other B-schools. Put your leadership and academic knowledge to the test by working with a team to propose solutions for common business challenges. Case competitions are hosted around the country throughout the year. And did we mention? The winners don’t just get glory; they can earn prize money, too.
National Diversity Case Competition
This case competition brings together diverse talent who identify dynamic solutions to real-world problems. The case competition, held annually over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, also gives students the chance to network with corporate partners in attendance.
Women’s Case Competition
Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin, all-female teams in this case competition present solutions to a variety of current challenges facing participating businesses. Women’s Case Competition is a chance for students to connect, learn, and show off their skills.
UBSLC Case Competition
The Undergraduate Business School Leadership Conference case competition, hosted by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, gives students a platform to address real world issues while testing their analytical skills and their ability to work under pressure.