Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

A club for every interest

Want to meet people? One of the easiest ways is to join a group of people who share your interests. Don't see your club? Come to Student Leadership and Engagement in Gordon 114 for information on how you can start one!

  • American Sign Language (ASL) Club
  • Architecture Club
  • Astronomy Club (Stargazers)
  • BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ)
  • Business Club
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Drama Club (OCC Players)
  • FanCon (M.A.G.E. OCC)
  • Geology Club
  • History Club
  • International Student Club
  • JAMAA: Black Student Union
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Native American Club
  • Politics Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Spanish Club (Sociedad Latino Americana)
  • Veterans Association
  • Whole Earth Club

Most student clubs and organization activities are coordinated by the OCC Student Association and are funded by student activity fees. Live entertainment, music, lectures and expos and each semester's Party on the Quad are representative of the varied activities planned each year.

For more information, please contact the Student Association.

Student Association

The Student Association (SA) provides students with opportunities for governance while developing leadership skills and serving the needs of the student body. Elected student officers and professional staff collaborate with students, faculty, staff and administration to identify and deliver programming and services that reflect the needs and preferences of the student body.

Contact: Student Association Office 

Student Association General Meetings

Student Association meetings are held to inform all students about the ongoing and proposed initiatives and activities of the Student Association.  Meetings provide a forum for standing committee reports, club and organization updates, and issues brought forth by students-at-large. All part- and full-time students are encouraged to attend. With proper College identification, any Onondaga student may vote on resolutions presented at Student Association meetings.

Fall 2014 General Assembly Meetings

  • September 22, 2014
  • October 6, 2014
  • October 20, 2014
  • November 3, 2014
  • November 17, 2014
  • December 1, 2014
Student Association Committee Meetings

Three standing Student Association committees meet to identify, plan and implement student activities, events and initiatives:

Entertainment and Programming Committee

Concerned with planning and delivering diverse social, recreational and cultural events and activities. In addition, an Entertainment and Programming committee member is selected to serve on the Arts Across Campus Committee, a group charged with providing a broad spectrum of cultural and educational events throughout the academic year.

Club Activity Funds Committee

Concerned with the distribution of monies for club trips, projects, speakers, etc. This committee assists clubs with fund requests and allocations. Concerned with identifying and supporting the needs of clubs and organizations. This committee assists clubs and organizations with officer training, promoting and publicizing events, increasing membership, fund requests and allocations, and identifying opportunities for partnering with other groups.

Media Committee

Concerned with publicizing and promoting Student Association initiatives, activities and events. Members of this committee work to identify and effectively advertise events sponsored by Student Association and its standing committees and clubs and organizations. Onondaga students interested in marketing, communications, graphic design and electronic media communications are encouraged to serve on this committee.

Student Association Elections

All students that pay a student activity fee and are registered Onondaga students are eligible to vote in elections for Student Association officers. In addition to officer elections, a student representative is elected to serve on the Onondaga Community College Board of Trustees and two students are elected to serve on the Association Board of Directors at this time. Student representatives also serve on the Arts Across Campus Committee and College Council.

Student Representation on the Onondaga Community College Board of Trustees

The governing boards or councils of all units of the State University of New York include a student as a voting member. The College has had a student representative on its Board of Trustees since 1973. Elected by the student body, the representative attends Board meetings, serves on Board committees and votes on all Board matters. The student representative serves as a liaison between students and the College’s governing body.