Students are encouraged to stop by the Student Senate Office in the Ponderosa Bldg. Student Center for information on existing student clubs and organizations, and for instructions on how to form a new one. Existing clubs include the following:
Auto Tech Club
Join your fellow auto enthusiasts in one of Columbia College’s longest running clubs! The Auto Club brings together students interested in automotive technology in a friendly and social environment. Students involved with or currently participating in auto tech projects or courses are invited to join their fellow students for project discussions, fundraisers, and BBQs/social activities. Club meetings are generally held in the Automotive Technology area of the campus, located in the Madrone Building.
The purpose of the Columbia College Automotive Club is to raise funds for supplies and services. In addition to supplies and services, our funds also pay for the occasional social event, marketing, and advertisement.
CEO Club (Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization)
The Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization Club is part of a premier global entrepreneurship network which will help to inform, support, and inspire Columbia College students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. CEO Club’s mission is to inspire, inform, and support students to be entrepreneurial and to seek opportunities through enterprise creation.
Child Development Future Educators Club
The Columbia College Child Development Club strives to generate more opportunities for fellow Child Development students and families throughout our community while contributing to the education, individuality and well being of children.
Club of Tolerance
The Club of Tolerance welcomes all students to a safe atmosphere where members can discuss personal and academic challenges with provided peer support while encouraging independence and advocating on behalf of students addressing issues such as, mental health, human rights and equality.
The Debate Club provides an extracurricular on-campus space for individuals particularly interested in the activities encompassed by intercollegiate competitive forensics to fine-tune skills and prepare for competition with the support of classmates and their advisors.
Forestry & Natural Resources Club
The Forestry & Natural Resources Club enables students to meet, discuss, practice and share knowledge of forestry and natural resources. Members will serve Columbia College and Mother Lode communities, while giving real world practical experience to better prepare club members for future careers.
Gay Straight Alliance
GSA strives to create a safe environment in schools for students to support each other and learn about homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of oppression. With a strong policy for acceptance, GSA is open to anyone who keeps a supportive attitude towards their peers.
The goal of the Columbia College Nutrition Club is to bring awareness to students concerning healthy eating and sustainable lifestyles.
Political Science Club
Political Science Club's mission is to raise political awareness on campus of current political topics. To increase political discussion by expanding student's knowledge of politics at the local, state and national levels.
A club designed to connect and inspire woman of all ages and backgrounds through mutual support, the encouragement of leadership, promoting education and career development.
Veterans supporting veterans through unique shared experiences, mentoring each other and prospective servicemen and women with reliable and useful advice.
Start Your Own Club
To start your own student club or organization, all you need is an advisor, some students interested in the same activity, and completion of a few simple forms (which any of your senators would be happy to assist with) to get your club up and running.
- The following requirements apply to all student organizations at Columbia College:
- Only currently enrolled Columbia College students may participate as members of an officially recognized student organization.
- An advisor must be present at all meetings and activities.
- Each semester, organizations must request renewal of their official recognition status.