Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs

Interested in joining or starting a club? Students interested in clubs should stop by the "Student Affairs" office located in M-200. All students interested in starting a club should download the Club Recognition packet below for all the information. Club Recognition packets are due to the Office of Student Affairs by Wednesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.. For more information please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 619-388-3412 or visit us at M-200.

City College is home to a wide variety of students, faculty and staff. We pride ourselves on the diverse backgrounds, interests and cultures of our campus. City College has nearly 30 student clubs/organizations; each as diverse as the students we serve.

If you would like information on a specific club you can reach out to that club’s advisor referenced below. Should you have general questions about joining an existing club or creating a new club, please contact the office of Student Affairs at 619-388-3412.  ICC The Inter-club Council (ICC) is commonly referred to as the club of clubs. The ICC is the forum in which clubs collaborate to strengthen their efforts on campus.

ICC meets every Friday at 9:00 a.m. in the Associated Students Government Center located in the Student Affairs building, M-201-A. Your club should be sending at least one representative to each ICC meeting so we can promote your club and its activities.

Mandatory Club Orientation: All students interested in starting a new club are required to attend the Student Club Orientation. Advisors are also required to attend the Advisor Orientation. All orientations are held in M-201-A.

Student and Advisor Orientations:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 12:00 to 3:30 pm or

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm.

To learn more, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 619 388-3412. 

Click here to view our Club Orientation

Important Student Club Forms

  • Board Policy 3200 District Policy for operating a Student Club or Organization on campus
  • Club Recognition Packet Application packet for new clubs or re-registering an existing club
  • Procedures And Operating Guidelines Guidelines for operating a Student Club
  • Room Matrix and Major Events Used to reserve campus facilities and to notify Campus Administration of a major event on the campus
  • Vendor Agreement Packet Used to apply as a food vendor to major events on Campus

    Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Clubs:
  • Club & Organization NameFaculty Advisor(s) & E- Mail Address(es)PresidentClub Purpose
     Active Minds at SDCC
     Nadia Sayeh

     Active Minds is established to increase de San Diego City College students’, faculty’s and staff’s awareness of issues surrounding mental health. To reduce the stigma toward people living with mental illness. To promote a general awareness of comprehensive “self-health.” To provide students easy access to information related to mental health disorders. To serve as a liaison between the student body and the mental health community.

    Asian & Pacific Islander Student Alliance (APSA)Nora Hinsleynhinsley@sdccd.eduJheian

    The APSA club is established to promote and share our diverse cultural heritage and our differing historical experiences with our campus community. APSA will be sponsoring educational, cultural, civic, and social events that address the needs of our community and increases our visibility on campus.

    Associate Degree Student Nurses’ Association (ADSNA)Rhonna Porchrporch@sdccd.eduChris Halekhale@sdccd.eduEsther

    To assist student nurses to unite together to advance the profession of nursing and to strengthen the efforts of each individual in the pursuit of their goals; To support and work with the local Coordinating Council of the Student Nurses’ Association of California, and to be an active participant of the State Association at the personal discretion of each individual member; To encourage participation in the activities of the National Student Nurses’ Association; To maintain self-government in accordance with the policy of San Diego City College; To initiate interest and enthusiasm for membership in the American Nurses’ Association, the professional organization for Registered Nurses; To promote interest in the National League for Nursing.

    ASG Associated Students GovernmentMarciano Perez, Jr., M.A.mperez@sdccd.eduLori Oldham, Ignacio HernandezJanessa Forney

    As student leaders we are committed to serving and advocating for the student interests by promoting diversity, community, and academic success.

    Audubon Club Lisa Chaddocklchaddoc@sdccd.eduMaria

    Students will be a part of a campus environmental community, participating in organized activities to advance the knowledge of local birds, habitats and sustainability efforts that will begin them on a pathway to a profession in environmental sustainability.

     City College Running & Track Club  Ellen Turkel Barbara

     The purpose of the club is to provide all students at San Diego City College the opportunity to pursue health, recreation, and competition in the sports of running and track & field. In addition, students will be challenged to adhere to the values of the college and uphold honesty, integrity, and proper ethical conduct while members of the club. 

     City Unity Club Shane Danielle

     The purpose of this organization shall be to actively engage San Diego City College students in the fight for LGBTQ equality, through activism, education, and advocacy.

    French ClubPhilippe Pattoppatto@sdccd.eduElizabeth

    Organization to become politically continuous through community involvement and pride in who they are and where they come from.

    Hip-Hop CityRobert Kostlanrkostlan@sdccd.eduCarlos Cervantes

    Hip-Hop City is a club and organization dedicated to the culture of Hip-Hop and the expansion of the art form. We are here to enrich the minds of the students and bring an exciting welcoming atmosphere during our performances. We are also here to assist and promote the growth and creativity of the student-performer. We are a group of students who truly think and believe that Hip-Hop music can truly change our communities and the world.

    (HUBU)Hermanos UnidosAndre Sanzasanz@sdccd.eduAntonio Torres

    Hermanos Unidos/Brothers United (HUBU) is committed to helping students to succeed by informing, motivating, and preparing them for success both academically and personally. The HUBU mission is to increase faculty and student interaction; promote community, cultural, and gender identity development, and encourage peer-to-peer interaction between students. The HUBU club is a student-led organization aimed at unifying and increasing academic achievement of people of color through campus involvement and community service

    Inter-Club Council (ICC)Marciano Perez, Jr., M.Amperez@sdccd.eduLori Oldham, Javier

    The Inter-Club Council serves to represent to the Associated Students at San Diego City College the interests of its member organizations. The ICC serves to facilitate communication and cooperation amongst campus clubs.

    International Socialist Organization Nadia Mandilawinmandila@sdccd.eduJeanine Santa

    To participate in the struggles for justice and liberation today.

    M.E.Ch.AEnrique Davalosedavalos@sdccd.eduKatia

    Organization to become politically continuous through community involvement and pride in who they are and where they come from.

    Music ClubRobert Kostlanrkostlan@sdccd.eduEmilio

    To foster a community for the musicians and lovers of music alike of City College to share opinions and tastes of music as well as educate our members on several aspects of the gamut of music and organize events on campus to showcase the talent of our students.

    Phi Theta KappaElizabeth Meehanemeehan@sdccd.eduNadia

    The purpose of Beta Iota Kappa Chapter shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among San Diego City College students. To achieve this purpose, we shall provide opportunities for development of leadership, service, an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas and ideals, lively fellowship for scholars, and the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.FacebookInstagram

    Psi Beta & Psychology ClubKim Sweeneyksweeney@sdccd.eduJacob

    Psi Beta’s mission is to encourage professional development and psychological literacy of all students at two-year colleges through promotion and recognition of excellence in scholarship, leadership, research, and community service. ~Psi Beta National Council, August 14, 2014

    PuenteLuis Perezlperez@sdccd.eduSalma

    The goal of the Puente Club is to build a strong sense of community while informing students about academic, social and community activities to current and former Puente members as well as other San Diego City College students that are interested in the development of our education and personal growth.

    Renewable Energy ClubKelly Mayhewkmayhew@sdccd.eduWaldo

    The Renewable Energy Club’s purpose is to become informed on the renewable energy technology in the world, and to expand on those ideas through discussion, design, and action.

    San Diego City College Film SocietyCy Kuckenbakerckuckenbsdccd.eduGarrett

    To expand cinematic scholarship for film aficionados and aspiring writers interested in analysis of the medium who currently attend City College, to allow them to exercise their skills and create a public space for films both topical and representative of the diversity of expression that this art offers.

    San Diego City College Robotics Engineering ClubRobert Pruittrpruitt@sdccd.eduDennis

    The purpose of the organization is to provide San Diego Community College District students with a real-world engineering experience through investigation of, and participation in, the field of robotics. The primary form of participation shall be the development of robots for use in established intercollegiate competitions.

    San Diego City College SACNASLorenza Levyllevy@sdccd.eduColton

    “SACNAS is an inclusive organization dedicated to fostering the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American scientists, from college student to professionals, in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.”

     San Diego City Photo Club David Eichinger Nicholas

     The mission of the City Photo Club is to promote, develop, and support all student activities that will benefit  the Photography Program at San Diego City College.

    Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Club (SHPE)Rafael Alvarezralvarez@sdccd.eduKen

    SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impacts the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

    UmojaEbony Tyreeetyree@sdccd.eduRomerlia

    Umoja is a club meant to support the Umoja Community; to motivate, inspire, lead by example, and be proactive at the community college level.

    Urban Scholars Union Cesar

    We are student advocates with lived experience committed to empowering all cultures transitioning from incarceration to education. To cut recidivism rates through empowerment, leadership development, and reconstruction of social and personal narratives.

     Visionary FeministsSarah  Andre De

     The Visionary Feminists Club is an autonomous organization that practices feminism as a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation and oppression.

    Zion Bible Study ClubPaul Greerpgreer@sdccd.eduMartin

    To encourage students at San Diego City College to study the Bible, to understand the will of God Elohim, and to advance to the Kingdom of God.

    Club Policy

    Attached is a copy of Board Policy 3200, the relevant policy in which clubs will need to comply with when a recognized club on campus.