University extra-curricular, under the constitutional principle of inseparability between teaching, research and extension, is an interdisciplinary educational, cultural, scientific and political process that promotes transformative interaction between the university and other sectors of society. FORPROEX, Fortaleza, July 2010.

Extra-curricular actions are those that involve the public outside UFRN, as well as their students, teachers, technical-administrative staff and are developed in an interdisciplinary and / or multidisciplinary way , guided by the citizenship formation of the students, by the dialogical interaction with other sectors of society and by the effective contribution of the University in overcoming social problems.