There will also be ClubsFest on campus on Sept 8th where you can sign up for any clubs you're interested in. There will also be the CVA volunteer fair on Sept 15 and 21 where you can sign up for volunteer opportunities in the community. For more info, here's the event description from the MSU site:
CVA Volunteer Fair
Sep 15, 2011 05:30PM to Aug 15, 2011 07:00PM
Interested in volunteering? Looking for an opportunity to work with at-risk children and youth, immigrant populations, people who are homeless, or adults living with disabilities? Community Volunteer Action’s weekly groups are in need of volunteers for the 2011-2012 school year, so consider helping out for a couple of hours each week and get all the benefits that volunteering has to offer.
Community Volunteer Action’s volunteer fair will take place Thursday, September 15th, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in MUSC 311 and Wednesday, September 21st from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in MUSC 311.
Attendees will be able to talk to facilitators, browse the programs, and sign up for a placement that fits their interests and schedule. You can browse the groups available and download the registration form and contract to bring with you to the Volunteer Fair at: www.opencircle.mcmast er.ca/volunteer