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Student Development with Campus Recreation & Wellness

Student Development is at the core of everything the Campus Recreation & Wellness Department does. Our mission is to provide quality programs, services, and facilities that enhance each individual’s opportunity for leisure, recreation, fitness, and wellness in relation to his or her overall personal development. We cannot carry this mission out, without developing our student workers and participants into excellent leaders ready to impact the world in which they live.


Employee of the Month Program
Do you see one of our department's student employees do something exceptional?  This is your shot to nominate one of our student employees.
Nominate an outstanding student employee.
Student Employee Board
The SEB's goal is to unify the departments within Campus Rec & Wellness by providing professional development resources, leadership opportunities through student-led activities, and acting as a voice for the student employees.
Semesterly Student Development Trainings
Each semester we provide multiple trainings for our student employees. Training topics range from customer service, time managements, diversity, equity and inclusion, risk management, leadership skills, and transferable skills for the their future careers.
Professional Development Opportunities

Campus Rec & Wellness also provides our students with opportunities for development away from WKU. Members of our staff have had the opportunity to attend the NIRSA Annual Conference, as well as state and regional workshops. They have also attended conferences with multiple other associations such as AORE and ACHA. We have also provided support for certifications to further their careers such as CPO (certified pool operator),and various ACE & ACSM fitness certifications.

Student Employment Manual


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 Last Modified 8/14/22