Participation of Selected Regular Students in the Activities of Organization and its Relationship in their Academic Performance in Southern Luzon State University

Maria Roxanne S. dela Cruz & Laurice L. Mandaing
Bachelor in Public Administration


Opportunities for learning exist both in the classroom and through student involvement on modern university campuses. As students’ decisions to join campus organizations activities change over time, so do the effects on educational outcomes. In view of this, the researchers estimated the level of involvement in student organizations activities and the possible relationship this involvement may have on a student’s academic performance at Southern Luzon State University. Analysis of data was made through the use of weighted mean and mean Pearson’s r to determine if there is a significant correlation between the organizations’ activities and academic performance of students. Findings revealed that students’ participation on both academic and nonacademic activities have a low correlation with their academic performance with the computed r of .251 and .219 for 1st semester and 2nd semester respectively. It is recommended that students limit the number of organizations to be engaged in, where activities could enhance their overall development. Similar studies may be conducted to further evaluate the relationship of membership to more or limited number of organization with the academic achievement of members.

Keywords: student organizations, academic performance

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