Student Clubs

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 Friday, October 21, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.. For more information please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 619-388-3498 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 over 40 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 619-388-3498.  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 10:00 a.m. in the Associated Students Government center located in the Student Affairs building, M-201. 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. Student Orientations: Tuesday, September 20th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm or Wednesday, September 21st from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Advisor Orientations: Tuesday, September 20th from 12:00 to 12:30 pm or Wednesday, September 21st from 3:30 to 4:00 pm.

To learn more, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 619 388-3498. 

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

    Fall 2015/Spring 2016 Clubs:
  • Club/Organization NameFaculty Advisor(s) & E- Mail Address(es)President Club Purpose
    African American Progressives Alazar Tesfamariam atesfama@sdccd.eduAniekan EssienTo foster a forum for progressive discussion, shared learning and forging a new culture.
    American Medical Student Association

    Jennifer Chambers

    Jake Brashears

    Irving CeronAmerican Medical Student Association (AMSA) is for students interested in the field of medicine. Through AMSA you will have access to opportunities such as informative conferences, advice from accomplished professionals, and networking opportunities with other students.
    Animal Rights/Food Politics

    Dr. Keith Burke

     The Animal Rights/Food Politics club is created to provide students who are concerned about animal cruelty, the conditions of factory farms, the proliferation of processed foods, the treatment of farm workers, the influence of corporate interests n food politics and policy and organic plant-based food options with a support group to discuss, educate and advocate for these concerns.
    Anthropology Society Tori Randall trandall@sdccd.eduDimitri PriceTo educate students and the public on the importance of anthropology and its sub-field, and to assist anyone interested in the field professionally and academically.
    ASG Associated Students Government Marciano Perez, Jr., M.Ed Lori Oldham, M.Ed. Laura Benavidez Hani HusseinAs student leaders we; are committed to serving and advocating for the student interests by promoting diversity, community, and academic success.
    Audubon Club Lisa Chaddock Maria RobinsonStudents 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.
    Breaking the Stats Nora Hinsley nhinsley@sdccd.eduBrianna McCloryTo provide a support system, academic peer assistance and emotional assistance for former and current foster youth.
    ChessLisa Chaddock lchaddoc@sdccd.eduLaura Romero / Maria RobinsonTo provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to learn, teach and play chess.
    City Health & Fitness Jake Brashears jbrashea@sdccd.eduDiana MartocchioTo promote and expand fitness and health at City College and the surrounding community. 
    Clay ClubTerri Hughes-Oelrich thugheso@sdccd.eduA’Jonee MimsTo connect with other Ceramicists, collaborate on projects, learn from each other, and to find opportunities to showcase.
    Community of FriendsJulie Pludow jpludow@sdccd.eduViannett ChimalCommunity of Friends is a student organization that seeks to provide support to disabled students from San Diego City College and the community.
    Cosmetology ClubSylvia Leon sleon@sdccd.eduJade Pardyncrease understanding of the Cosmetology profession, and provide members with opportunities to develop bonds and network with other students and professionals within the field, while also giving back to surrounding communities through service.
    Creative Writing ClubPatricia McGhee pmcghee@sdccd.eduAndrew PowersTo serve as a community of support for writers and aspiring writers seeking to practice and showcase their craft in a welcoming environment. To provide members with information on local educational resources, including but not limited to: Writing and Publishing workshops, Local poetry and open mic nights, writing contests, writing scholarships.
    French ClubPhilippe Patto ppatto@sdccd.eduJeremy SmithTo embrace French language and culture, eliminate stereotypes and misconceptions through awareness, and encourage French as a major.
    Future Leaders ClubPatricia McGhee rkrauss@sdccd.eduVanessa VasquezThe purpose of the Future Leaders Club is to provide peer support and up-to-date information and educational opportunities to students planning to transfer to a four-year university. The club will sponsor activities that allow students to explore transfer options and to gain valuable information about the transfer process.
     Hip-Hop NationRobert Kostlan  rkostlan@sdccd.eduCarlos Cervantes JrTo promote intellectual growth by studying the history and roots of hip-hop to provide a better understanding of the musical genre and its significance in American and world culture.
    Honors ClubKelly Mayhew kmayhew@sdccd.eduElvin LantiguaThe City College Honors Club seeks to provide San Diego City College Honors students with a sense of community and shared purpose. The Honors Club will promote the formation of learning communities and study groups in order to support the academic success of its members. We seek to significantly increase
    Inter-Club Council (ICC) Marciano Perez, Jr., M.Ed. Lori Oldham, M.Ed. Gregory BarbaThe 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 ClubEdwin Hiel ehiel@sdccd.eduZack DeFazio-FarrellThe International Club seeks to provide support to current and future international students as well as any other student looking to obtain international experience.
    Jammin InternationalPatricia McGhee mailto:pmcghee@sdccd.eduJesimarie RodriguezThe purpose of our club is to provide a diverse environment and community for students of all majors interested in learning the different aspects of live show production.
    Kinesiology ClubKathy McGinnis kmcginni@sdccd.eduCrystalmar MarquezThe purpose of this organization is to promote understanding and interest in the Kinesiology major by attending events of interest to us, and to create networking opportunities amongst students and with faculty at San Diego City College.
    Lean Six Sigma Club (LSSC)Fred Julian fjulian@sdccd.eduLiza PorterfieldThe primary goal of the Lean Six Sigma Club of San Diego City College is to serve as a catalyst for change where each and every registered member will promote the ideas and values of LSSC creating a culture of teamwork and continuous process improvement on every aspect of the organization while serving as agents for change.
    M.E.Ch.AEnrique Davalos edavalos@sdccd.eduJuanita Y Lopez-AyalaOrganization to become politically continuous through community involvement and pride in who they are and where they come from.
    Model United NationsMasahiro Omae momae@sdccd.eduIsaac NolanModel United Nations is to stimulate real-world situations where students have the opportunity to improve their abilities in debate, public speaking, diplomacy, leadership, voicing their opinions, and articulating strong arguments.
    National Association of Hispanic Journalists-SD ChapterChris Acedo cacedo@sdccd.eduJudah HosannaTo promote and advocate for multicultural diversity in the media, encourage and support the study and practice of multicultural diversity in the media, to foster and promote fair treatment of minorities in the media and to network with students and media professionals to foster a greater understanding of Hispanic and other minority professionals' cultural identities, interests and concerns.
    Phi Theta Kappa Elizabeth Meehan emeehan@sdccd.eduRudy RiveraPhi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society. As the honor society of San Diego City College, we work together to recognize the academic effort of the students as well as to brainstorm ideas to give back to the community.
    Pillars of the Community Scholar Society Darius Spearman dspearma@sdccd.eduMaria Elona MoralesTo advocate for students who been formerly incarcerated or have been affected by the prison system. Inform and educate the larger student body issues related to criminal justice.
    Psi Beta & Psychology ClubKim Sweeney ksweeney@sdccd.eduIssanna LoughmanOpen to all students and all majors who are interested in psychology. We participate in research and community service, go on field trips, host guest speakers, and offer workshops! Psi Beta is a national honor society that requires at least a 3.25 GPA to register, however if your GPA is lower you can join psychology club!
    PuenteLuis Perez lperez@sdccd.eduManuel Acosta MezaThe 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.
    Quidditch Club Chris Brown cbrown@sdccd.eduCarla BurgosTo support Quidditch's development throughout San Diego, improve gender education across the community, promote equality and diversity, foster a love of reading and promote youth engagement, leadership and physical activity.
    RotoractDavid Eichinger Kevin Pratte Ethan BonelliThe purpose of Rotoract is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
    San Diego City College Speech ClubErin Engstrom eengstro@sdccd.eduAlthea RoyTo serve as a support organization for students that have a passion for public speaking so they can expand their knowledge and skills beyond the courses they can take in the classroom.
    San Diego Music and Arts SocietyRobert Kostlan rkostlan@sdccd.eduJ. Alejandro BenavidezWhere people from all musical and artistic backgrounds can connect and interact while establishing a collective network in which people can share ideas, build relationships, and open doors for each other.
    Sand Volleyball ClubDede Bodnar Kevin Pratte Zack KramerThe purpose of the San Diego City College Sand Volleyball Club is to provide all students at San Diego City College the opportunity to play sand volleyball at a competitive level.
    SD City RoboticsRobert Pruitt rpruitt@sdccd.eduMatt Pedler

    San Diego City Robotics Club is an exciting team of students interested in developing new robotic technology. Members will be able to contribute to designing and constructing a robotic submarine which competes in the annual Robo-sub Competition. The goal of the competition is to advance the development of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) by challenging a new generation of engineers to perform realistic missions in an underwater environment. The event also serves to foster ties between young engineers and the organizations developing AUV technologies.

    SDCC Film SocietyCy Kuckenbaker ckuckenb@sdccd.eduRachel Barringer

    To expand cinematic scholarships for film majors interested in analysis of the medium who curently attend City College; to allow students to exercise their skills and create a public space for films, both topical and representative of the diversity of expression that this art offers.

    π Society

    Lan Hong lhong@sdccd.eduDalila RobledoTo promote and stimulate student interest in mathematics; To motivate students of all math levels through the use of teamwork and competitions; To encourage leadership by strengthening critical thinking and problem solving skills.
    Society of Hispanic Professional EngineersRafael Alvarez ralvarez@sdccd.eduDaniel SandovalSHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize their fullest potential and impacts the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.
    Society of Women EngineersRafael Alvarez ralvarez@sdccd.eduArian ReyesTo encourage young women to seek careers in science and mathematics, providing assistance and guidance to them while they are in college and providing support in the furtherance of their professions careers.
    Sociology ClubMarilyn Espitia mespitia@sdccd.eduEstrella CastilloOur mission is to create space and community in which students, faculty and sociology associates come together to develop peer-support and mentorship networks, a clear path for transferring to a 4-year school and degree success, to practice sociological methods of research and discuss ideas about our larger society.
    Spanish ClubPhilippe Patto ppatto@sdccd.eduRaquel BobadillaThe practice of the administration and familiarization of the members with Spanish and Latin American customs and literature.
    UmojaPaul Alexander palexand@sdccd.eduSamantha ThorntonUmoja is a club meant to support the Umoja Community; to motivate, inspire, lead by example, and be proactive at the community college level.
    Visionary FeministsSarah M Pitcher spitcher@sdccd.eduJoseph Heide Richard PowellTo practice feminism, defined by our club as a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation and oppression.

    Club Policy

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