Clubs and Organizations

Explore your interests, meet people, and develop valuable leadership and organizational skills. Guided and funded by the Student Government Association, each club and organization receives guidance from a full-time faculty or staff advisor. Current and recent clubs and organizations are listed below. Click each for information.

Want to join a club?
Stop by the Office of Student Involvement located in the Student Union (Room 3208) for more information.

Fall 2022 Clubs

Its purpose will be to engage students in topical discussions of recent developments and current events and to provide an exchange for presentation and discussion on Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Management Consulting related topics.

Meeting Time: Thursdays and some Tuesdays during Common Hour
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The purpose of Active Minds is to raise awareness of the issue of mental illness and to help foster a general atmosphere of mental health on campus. Through informative discussions and activities, we plan to create heightened consciousness and understanding of what mental health is and how to recognize and help those we may encounter who lack it. By having a general awareness of these issues, we hope to prevent suicide, depression and the like on campus.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

The AI Club serves as a place of community for discussing, learning about, and working on topics related to machine learning and artificial intelligence across disciplines. Meeting activities include discussions of current events in AI, professor talks, tutorials, and workshops.

Meeting Time: Mondays, 4:00 pm
Meeting Location: Technology Center, Room 8375
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Alpha Beta Gamma is an international business honor society for students who have completed 15 credits, have earned a 3.0-grade point average both overall and in business courses, and are pursuing a degree in business (including Office Technologies and Hospitality and Tourism). Student members are eligible for several business scholarships and are recognized at an annual ceremony.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:40 – 1:20 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To create a community of art lovers at Rockland Community College; To meet and share an appreciation for the Arts by sponsoring art and culturally related events including:

  • Trips to Art Museums and Galleries in NYC
  • Creating Art Together
  • Organizing and hosting art exhibits and events in the student art gallery and on campus

Open to all students and the college community.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Meeting Location: Zoom and in-person in the CAC Digital Darkroom (Room 7114)
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The mission of the Campus Players is to explore and highlight the talent and creativity of our students through a variety of Visual and Performing Arts mediums, including Theatre, Film, Music, Dance, Musical Theatre and Cinema!

Meeting Time: Varies, meeting announcements are sent out
Meeting Location: Varies, meeting announcements are sent out
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Host/organize the best car meets in all of Rockland County

Meeting Time: Fridays, 1:00 – 3:00 pm or Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Meeting Location: Automotive Center/Main Campus
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The objectives of this chapter/club is to promote the science of chemistry in and around the SUNY Rockland community. The club helps to obtain experience in preparing technical material, fosters professional spirit and instills professional pride in chemical sciences. Activities include: webinars, experiments and chemical research.

Meeting Time: Fridays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

To give students at Rockland Community College the opportunity to learn and play chess in a casual, fun, and friendly environment. We also encourage competitive play for those who seek it.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: Academic I, Room 1110
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To share the Christian faith through prayer, bible study, services, spiritual and cultural events

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Academic II, Room 2215
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Explore areas in Computer Science that interest members; Meet with others in the field.

Meeting Time: Fridays, 4:30 pm
Meeting Location: Online
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

Provide knowledge on the history, function and future of cryptocurrency and blockchains.

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: Virtual
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Our main purpose is to develop and encourage computer security awareness and application by providing students with the tools and education they need to advance their computer security careers. To accomplish this goal, we organize community outreach programs about security related topics, host tech talks and guest speakers and participate in security related competitions and conventions. We hope to increase the overall knowledge of all SUNY Rockland Community College students in an effort to help them be better prepared to protect themselves.

Meeting Time: Thursdays
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

The Digital Entertainment Club provides a space for video game players, anime fans, or anyone with traditionally “nerdy” interests to socialize, make new friends, and have fun!

Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Meeting Location: Academic II, Room 2102
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

We want to help students foster their creativity by meeting with peers and teaching them how to play this strategy and world building game. Whether it’s first time players or well experienced ones we welcome anyone to join the campaign.

Meeting Time: Varies
Meeting Location: Online
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The Club is for students who want to learn and discuss economics and finance topics, including investments, and to promote financial literacy.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:40 – 1:15 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To provide opportunities for interested students to come together and explore applications of engineering through hands-on projects, field trips, and other related events.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Academic I, Room 1209
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The Mission and Purpose of the club is to provide students with a forum to generate ideas on product development and creation, learn how small businesses are formed and how they raise funds in the beginning start-up cycle. Further students will have multiple opportunities to compete in shark tank like business plan competitions off campus in real investor settings.

Meeting Time: Alternating Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:20 pm
Meeting Location: Academic I, Room 1228
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

With this club we would like to offer support to anyone who may need it and become a safe space to all students. We want to help educate people by touching on various different lgbtq+ subjects and having discussions on them to gain a better understanding of the world and ourselves.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

An ecumenical Christian housing ministry; We are committed to helping provide affordable housing for local families. Membership and service is non-denominational.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Academic II, Room 2216
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To promote the Haitian culture on campus.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Academic II, Room 2207
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Hillel at Rockland Community College is dedicated to giving students a vibrant Jewish atmosphere. Hillel is committed to keeping a lively Jewish presence on campus with weekly events, kosher snacks, and infinite opportunities to make lifelong connections.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm (sometimes Thursdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm)
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Preserve and promote the historical significance of Rockland County and the lower Hudson Valley through club meetings, trips, discussions and campus wide events.

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The Honors Newsletter Club looks to educate both the RCC community and the Rockland County community about the Sam Draper Honors Program and its many students. By learning more about the Sam Draper Honors Program, we hope that more students feel inspired to join. By joining the Honors Newsletter Club, students will have the opportunity to advance their creativity, photography, writing, graphic design, and gain greater leadership skills.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Impulse, RCC’s award-winning literary magazine, is published annually. It contains student art and photography as well as fiction, poetry, essays and other creative writing by students. The magazine is designed and produced entirely by students. It gives students invaluable experience in magazine design and production as well as an opportunity to have their work published. For more information, call 845-574-4785.

Meeting Time: Mondays, 1:30 pm
Meeting Location: Technology Center, Room 8170
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

Our main purpose is to develop and learn about other cultures from each other through experiences, food, activities, etc. and celebrate this as learning about others fosters good citizenship both on and off campus. We work with other clubs to also help foster that mission.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:15 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The mission is to create an opportunity for students to discuss emerging criminal justice issues, analyze the impact on individuals and learn about career opportunities in legal and law enforcement.

Meeting Time: One to two Tuesday(s) a month, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

This club is a safe space for all students to talk about topics that are true to them. A place where we are open to hear everyone’s opinions and indulge in judgment free conversations.

Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Meeting Location: Area outside library in Student Union
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The marketing club aims to help other clubs and departments on campus collaborate to promote their events and activities. Members of the club attend seminars that help them better understand LinkedIn, resume writing, finances and more! Additionally, the club works to better the campus through Graphic Design, Videography, and Social Media Marketing.

Meeting Time: Fridays, 11:00 am
Meeting Location: Brucker Hall, Room 6204A
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Movie Club is here to have an educational and entertaining time. We watch movies, and then we talk about them. (What were the characters’ motives? What did you think of them or the actors portrayals etc.)

Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The purpose of the Muslim Student Association is to raise awareness about Islam and to assist in eliminating misconceptions of the religion by promoting an educational perspective on the religion while also creating a sense of community and unity amongst its own members and those of other faith-based associations.

Meeting Time: Contact Advisor
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To provide and maintain an Organic Garden Space on Campus for the RCC Community. We plant veggies that are optimal for the time of season, & direct students in supporting & caring for the veggie and flower plants to harvest. Also important is space and fence maintenance, pond and growing beds for optimal harvest success. We also pay attention to & identify Wild Edible Plants and other plants of interest like milkweed that attract butterflies and praying mantis eggs. We also support specific gardening interests of our members.

Meeting Time: Fridays, 2:45 – 5:00 pm
Meeting Location: Academic I, Room 1115 and outside at garden
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

The purposes of this organization are:

  1. To serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement.
  2. To provide opportunities to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology.
  3. To provide a forum for developing one’s perspective about psychology and for building a sense of community and identity with others in the field.
  4. To enhance leadership skills and encourage research.
  5. To provide greater opportunity for student/faculty interaction outside the classroom.
  6. To benefit the campus and community through programs and services.

Meeting Time: Contact Advisor
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

To construct robotic entities, and educate students on how to code.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Meeting Location: Technology Center, Room 8373
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

Somos El Futuro (We are the Future), serving at Rockland Community College, aims to deliver student success activities to Latino and underrepresented students. Somos El Futuro is committed to support Latino and underrepresented students by offering workshops and activities focused on their success.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays, 12:20 pm (two Thursday meetings in Fall)
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

Our mission…
The Student Activities Board (SAB) is a committed student-led college programming organization responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and hosting various social, cultural, educational and entertainment events on and off campus. In addition, SAB oversees all student clubs and organizations and acts as their liaison with the Student Government Association (SGA). SAB provides a resource that encourages organization, communication, friendship, and leadership.

The SAB chairperson shall oversee all student clubs and organizations operating under the auspices of the SGA and acts as the liaison between the SGA and all other students clubs and organizations. The presidents of all student clubs and organizations meet with the SAB chairperson monthly to coordinate programs and share information and ideas.

Want to be involved? Contact Student Involvement at [email protected].

The Student Government Association (SGA) is a group of dedicated student leaders that represents and expresses the needs of all students so their college experience achieves the optimum balance between education and involvement. We ensure that RCC students’ needs and concerns are met. This body oversees more than $600,000 in student activities fees that are allocated to various clubs and events on campus. The SGA is composed of 5 Executive Board members, 7 Sophomore Senators, and 7 Freshman Senators.

Mission Statement
The Student Government Association of Rockland Community College is determined to advocate for the student body, representing the voice of the student’s academic needs. As student leaders, the Student Government Association will seek to involve its peers in some form of extracurricular activities with the ultimate goal of enhancing their college experience and instilling more school spirit. We feel that by encouraging student involvement, it will assist the entire College in working toward the common goal of making our school even better than what it is today.

Want to be involved? Contact Student Involvement at [email protected].

To support student nurses through peer mentoring and to improve the lives of the RCC and Rockland Co. community through participation in health and wellness events.

Meeting Time: Varies by month, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 4:15 pm
Meeting Location: Contact Advisor
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

Bring people together to benefit the planet. Taking charge of our existence. Inform and educate our peers and the larger community on sustainability.

Meeting Time: Thursdays, 12:30 pm
Meeting Location: Academic II, Room 2221
Advisor Contact: [email protected], [email protected]

The Teachers of Tomorrow Club will extend opportunities in sharing experiences and ideas with like-minded peers by participating in interesting and fun activities including field trips or storytelling with the children at the on-campus child care center. Students may volunteer at club-hosted conferences with community organizations devoted to early childhood, childhood education, and adolescence education settings. They may conduct fundraisers for child care needs, and attend professional development conferences in teacher education.

Meeting Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 pm and 6:00 pm
Meeting Location: Virtually and in person (Room TBD)
Advisor Contact: [email protected]

The Volleyball Club strives to provide an environment to nurture the foundation needed to participate and appreciate the sport of volleyball.

Meeting Time: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm
Meeting Location: Fieldhouse
Advisor Contact: [email protected]