Clubs & Organizations

Riverhawk MascotStudent clubs and organizations provide students an opportunity to combine various aspects of their academic and/or vocational learning into personal action. Through participation in a student club or organization, students apply the skills and responsibilities of leadership and become involved in the community. Clubs are a great way to meet other students with similar interests and have fun while developing lifelong skills.


Come debate at UCC.

UCC's debate club meets weekly to hone debate skills in a friendly and non-judgmental environment. Everyone is welcome to attend meetings, even if just to observe. This term, all of their debates will be focusing on Humans Rights issues. 


UCC Debate Club

Meets every Friday at noon in Snyder Hall, room 18.

Advisor: Paula Usrey - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4647


This club is focused on providing opportunities to members to travel and see productions across the Pacific Northwest. 

facebook-iconUCC Drama Club

Meets every Thursday 11:30 at Centerstage in the Fine Arts building.

Advisor: Stephanie Newman - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4694


Meet with other engineers and work on fun projects or get help on difficult homework problems. The club requires students to have at least a 2.0 grade point average, and while anyone may join, only members with engineering majors may vote.

facebook-iconUCC Engineering Club

Meets every other Friday at noon in Jackson Hall, room 15.

Advisor: Clay Baumgartner - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4683

Environmental Sustainability 

This club is dedicated to making the campus more environmentally friendly, working on the UCC Community Garden, participating in outdoor activities, and volunteering in the community.

Meets every Wednesday at 2:00 in Snyder, room 15.

Advisor: Ken Carloni - Contact
Phone: 541-440-7641

Mainstream Student Newspaper

You can write letters to the editor, write a guest column, or join The Mainstream staff (register for Journalism Production) for a term or more as a writer, editor, designer or photographer.

facebook-iconMainstream Student Newspaper

Meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in TC 103.

Advisor: Melinda Benton - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4645

National Student Nursing Association, UCC Chapter 

The Nursing club aims to support nursing and pre-nursing students at UCC by providing mentoring, volunteer and scholarship opportunities.

facebook-iconUCC Student Nurses Association

Meeting times to be announced. 

Advisor: Tamra Samson - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4684

Phi Theta Kappa / Honor Society

This club is for students with a 3.5 grade-point average or higher. According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, the club strives to recognize and encourage scholarships among two-year college students. The group hosts multiple events every term.

facebook-iconPhi Theta Kappa

Meets every Wednesday at noon in Lockwood 2.

Advisor: Marjan Coester - Contact
Phone: 541-440-7749

Skills USA

The SkillsUSA club at UCC recommends that students be in one of the technical or career programs but does not require it. SkillsUSA focuses on helping its members become world-class workers and responsible citizens. The SkillsUSA group hosts more than 80 competitions in the fields of leadership development, health occupations, occupationally related contests, and trade, industrial and technical contests.

facebook-iconSkillsUSA Oregon

Meets every third Wednesday at noon in Lockwood Hall, room 2.

Advisor: Kevin Mathweg - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4652

UCC Student Veterans Club

Calling all Veterans and supporters of Veterans! The Veterans Club's mission is to provide a support system for veterans at UCC. 

Meets every Friday at noon in the Veterans Center (ESB).

Advisor: Emery Smith - Contact
Phone: 541-440-4621

Creating a New Club

The process for starting a new club:

  1. Complete the Club Petition form. You will need 30 signatures from students who are currently enrolled in 3 or more credits. You will need to identify a student who will serve as the club representative (or contact).
  2. Identify a Club Advisor and have them review and sign the petition and the Club Advisor Agreement
  3. Develop a Constitution and/or Bylaws for your Club. You may use the template provided or review the handout on how to develop one of your own
  4. Submit (1) (2) and (3) to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  5. Attend the ASUCC Student Leadership Team meeting, where your Club Petition form will be reviewed. ASUCC Student Leadership Team meets every Monday at noon in the Administration Building Board Room.
  6. Once approved, you will need to meet with Marjan Coester, Director for Student Life, for a club orientation.