Clubs & Organizations

Student 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.

Scroll down for some information regarding current, active clubs! At the bottom on this page, you can see information about how to start your own club.

Contact student engagement if you have questions about these organizations or if you would like to start a new club.

ACM Programming Club

The purpose of the club is to introduce and refine members’ programming skills; members will work on problem-solving using a variety of programming languages.

Advisor: Vincent Yip


Computer Club

The purpose of the club is to Investigate topics and activities related to all areas of computing. Promote computing on campus and in the community and to exchange ideas.

Advisor: John Blackwood


Engineering Club

The purpose of this club is to ensure that every student in our area is informed on the possibilities and opportunities that a career in the engineering field can offer. Promote valuable skills used in engineering such as critical thinking, leadership, and teamwork.

Student Representative: Hector Cardenas

Advisor: Wayne Fischer


Geology Club

The purpose of this club is to explore and experience the geology of the Pacific Northwest and beyond while introducing it to those without prior experience; to raise awareness concerning ongoing geological hazards in the surrounding vicinity.

Advisor: Janine Roza


Healthy Minds

The purpose of this club is to bring awareness to mental health on UCC campus and in the community.


Mainstream Student Newspaper

You can write letters to the editor, write a guest column, or join The Mainstream staff (register for Journalism Production (J215) for a term or more as a writer, editor, designer or photographer.

Student Representative: Rachel Arceo

Advisor: Melinda Benton


National Student Nursing Association, UCC Chapter

The purpose of this club is to mentor and support nursing students and students interested in nursing.

Phi Theta Kappa

The purpose of this organization is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students at Umpqua Community College. The organization provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

Student Representative: Amanda Stoker

Advisor: Marjan Coester

Meetings: Please contact [email protected] for the day/time for the Alpha Sigma Upsilon chapter meeting.


Pre-Health Professionals Club

The purpose of this club is to promote the understanding and exploration of various health professions by UCC students.

Student Representative:

Advisor: Joanne Richards


Queer Students Advocacy

The purpose of QSA is to bring awareness and support to the LGBTQ+ community.

Student Representative: Luis Tincher

Advisor: Stevy Scarbrough


Riverhawk Wrenches

The purpose of the club is to expand the students interest in Automotive Technology outside of the classroom environment and enhance retention in the Automotive program.


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.

Advisor: John Blakely


Spanish Club

The purpose of this club is to promote a campus environment that embraces and values the culture(s) of our Latinx students and of the Spanish-speaking world as a whole.

Student Representative: Valen Rodriguez

Advisor: Nicholas Tratz

Meetings: TBD


UCC Forestry Club

The purpose of this club is to act as a support group for the students of the UCC Forestry and Natural Resources program and serve as a learning tool for forestry students that will aid in the development of good problem solving skills.

Student Representative: Brenner Williams


UCC Veteran Students Club

The purpose of this club is to serve the veteran community of UCC in an effort to maximize each Veteran’s experience academically, socially, and professionally.

Advisor and Veterans Certifying Official: Ann Abel

Creating a New Club

The process for starting a new club:

  1. Complete the Club Petition form. You will need 15 signatures from students who are currently enrolled. You 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 ASUCC President
  5. Attend the ASUCC Leadership Board meeting, where your Club Petition form will be reviewed.
  6. Once approved, meet with the Director for Student Engagement, for a club orientation.

Download the Club Petition or use the online form

Download the Club Re-certification Agreement or use the online form

Download the Club Advisor Agreement or use the online form

Download the Club Constitution & Bylaws handout and a Club Constitution Template [.DOC]


Former Clubs

Business and Entrepreneurship Club

Campus Interfaith Coalition

The purpose of this club is to foster and encourage tolerance, acceptance and open communication across all avenues of faith.

Debate Club

The purpose of the club is to gain experience, explore, engage, and enjoy debate. Engage the student body in discussions of current affairs of civic and personal worth.

Drama Club

This purpose of this club is to stimulate creativity and serve the campus with cultural and recreational offerings.

Environmental Sustainability

The purpose of the club is to explore, create, and improve sustainability opportunities on and off campus in the pursuit of maintaining and improving environmental health.

Nerd Herd

Non-Trads in the Trades

UCC Social Justice League

The purpose of this club is to effect positive change, grounded in equality and equity in order to make better world and a better society for self and others on behalf of others and society.

Umpqua University League of Legends

The purpose of this club is to promote stress relief and competition in a healthy environment.

Learn About Clubs & Organizations

Student Engagement