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A student struts the runway at the CC Fashion Show, an annual event put on by the Sewing Club to showcase the design talents of the student body.
A student struts the runway at the CC Fashion Show, an annual event put on by the Sewing Club to showcase the design talents of the student body.

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Browse the following list of student organizations.

All Campus Events (ACE)
Is a small group of students devoted to planning awesome events for the entire campus. We plan large events such as Winter Ball, The Halloween Dance Party and The Fun Fair, as well as smaller campus and sober night events like Movie Trilogies and Game Nights. ACE also teams up with other student organizations to help them plan events.

Active Minds

Advisors: : Anne Schwartz and Brooke Stemple

Adaptive Ski Lessons

A group of CC students that volunteer together for Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center Adaptive Ski, assisting mentally and physically disabled people learn to ski.

Ahlberg Gear House

The gear house is a resource for outdoor gear rental, trip planning and gear repair.

Alpine Ski Team

We are a semi-competitive club team that represents CC in the Rocky Mountain Region of the USCSA. Previous experience is encouraged. We love to race and enjoy being on the mountain.

Amnesty International

An activist organization with members from around the world, all standing up for humanity and human rights.  Our purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.  We investigate and expose human rights abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help to transform societies to create a safer, more just world.  Our vision is of a time in which every person - regardless of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, etc. - enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

Advisor: Adison Petti

Aprender Mediante Amistad (AMA)

We provide tutoring, homework help and English language assistance to students living in the Bijou neighborhood. AMA brings these students to campus the first three Tuesdays of each block from 4-6pm.

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Arabian Knights

We bring together CC students who have an interest in Arabic languages, food and culture.

Arts for Social Change Coalition

Arts for Social Change is an emerging new coalition that is currently seeking ideas and leadership. The goal is to mobilize artists and curators across multiple mediums and disciplines to co-create a better community. We seek collaborative projects designed to spark critical inquiry, and that are appealing / accessible to a general audience. Within this Coalition resides the Arts for Social Change Living and Learning Community in Mathias Hall as well as other AFSC associates. 

Advisor: Adison Petti

Asian Student Union (ASU)

We strive to unite the Asian students on campus and to preserve the Asian cultural pride. ASU spread awareness on campus as well as sharing our culture with the rest of CC

Aviation Club

The Aviation Club exists to promote the many aspects of aviation. Our members range from pilots to those interested in RC airplanes. Those of us who are pilots strive to encourage each other to fly often, economically and safely. Our goal is to advise those interested in becoming pilots as well as help current pilots refresdh their aeronautical knowledge and skills. 

Bioscience Outreach

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

BreakOut

Breck Adaptive Ski

Advisor: Adison Petti

Catholic FIRE

Catholic Fire helps student’s live authentically Catholic lives on campus

CC Beekeeping Club

We aim to educate bee enthusiasts about bees and bee keeping through speakers, workshops, and demonstrations as well as hands on beekeeping experience with the CC Beehive.

CC Boxing Club

We learn to box. Weekly classes taught by boxing hall of famer

CC Club Baseball

We play teams in Southern and Western CO with players ranging from potential D1 to beginners

CC Cycling Team

The cycling team consists of Road and Mountain bike racers as well as those simply into spending time on two wheels!

CC Democrats

We are a group of liberally minded students that engage the CC and Colorado Springs community in order to educate and engage on pertinent issues facing Colorado and CC students.

CC PanHellenic

We are Greek Life

CC Pre-Veterinary Club

CC Republicans

We strive to foster understanding of conservative principles on the CC campus.

CC Speech and Debate

We argue with people and give speeches.

CC Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CC SIAM)

As a Colorado College chapter, we are part of the SIAM international network of mathematicians and scientists who aim to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of sciences and technology. We invite guest speakers to give lectures at CC, organize field trips to learn about research at other universities and institutions, organize workshops, plan social events and provide opportunities to share mathematics-related research. 

CC Spiritual Life

Let’s face it—finding a spiritual path can be a challenge…but it can also be an adventure! is as varied as our community is diverse. CC is a great place to be a seeker as well as a tremendous resource to deepen your faith. Spirituality can ground us in a way that offers meaning and wholeness in an otherwise turbulent world. At other times, it can shake us loose from our complacency and open us to new horizons.

We love to encourage folks in their spiritual journeys to encounter the sacred, and we also promote ethical engagement with those in the community. We’re available to meet with you personally to talk more about spiritual life at CC or listen to what’s on your mind. Just stop by the main office in Shove Chapel.

Centro de la Familia

Chess Club

Children's Literacy Center

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Chinese Student Association (CSA)

CSA serves as an organization that promotes Chinese Culture and Language on CC campus.

Club Water Polo

The CC water polo team welcomes all experience levels to our co-ed practices on campus. Our co-ed compete across the state, while our women dominate the West.

Colorado College Alpine Journal

Our mission is to write, inform and inspire both our climbing and others by showcasing the climbers and climbs of CC - past and present - through writing, photos and art work.

Colorado College Bike Co-op
Encouraging sustainability through methods of alternative transportation connecting tomorrows youths with their bicycles and providing the necessary knowledge to make them last forever.

Colorado College Coding Club

We encourage computer coding in a group setting.

Colorado College Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
CC EMS is a student-staffed EMT squad dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical care to the Colorado College community. CC EMS also acts as an educational resource for students, faculty and staff regarding topics in emergency medicine.

Colorado College Equestrian Team

We are an intercollegiate equestrian team that welcomes riders of all levels from beginners to 3' jumpers. Go horses!

Colorado College Learning Initiative in the Mountains

Advisor: Sarah Marshall 

Colorado College Prison Project

We foster discourse, level critique, and engage in activism surrounding the modern prison and penal system. We explore under what circumstances, if ever, prison might be justified by a political order, and whether emancipatory, critical prison education might undermine the very purpose of the prison industrial complex.

Colorado College Student Government Association (CCSGA)

Colorado College Student Government Association is committed to representing the students of CC by addressing their concerns and supporting their endeavors. Student Government acts as a constructive resource for the student body.

Colorado College Tigers for Tigers

A tiger conservation awareness club.

Colorado Springs Food Rescue

Colorado Springs Food Rescue rescues perishable food that would otherwise be thrown away in your community and sustainably transports it to other charities and non-profits that serve at-risk or hungry individuals. Our goal is to establish a system that will eliminate unnecessary food waste and help solve the problems of hunger and malnutrition in our community - see http://www.coloradospringsfoodrescue.org/ for more information.

Community Engaged Leadership Certificate

We are a group of student who each develops a project to engage to community at large

Community Kitchen

Each Sunday we prepare a warm meal for our homeless neighbors in the Colorado Springs community.

Community Prep School Tutors

The Colorado College students offer individualized tutoring to the Community Prep high-schoolers, who have struggled in the formal education and often possess learning disabilities, display emotional or behavioral issues or are victims of the behavioral problems of their surroundings.

Cool Science

Teach kids that science is actually fun and not that scary through cool science experiments and demonstrations. A focused outreach to middle school girls!

Advisors: Ted Lindeman and Sarah Marshall

CREATE

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Dance Workshop

Delta Gamma

We are a sorority for CC female collegians

Disability Awareness Club

Advisor: Adison Petti

Early Scholars

We tutor kids at Bristol Elementary School three times a week (Tues-Thurs) in the mornings (7:15-8am) on all subjects

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

EnAct (CC Students for Environmental Action)

We are dedicated to environmental justice from the personal to global scale through collaboration, education and activism.

Engineers Without Boarders

The international organization Engineers Without Borders (EWB) strives to change the fact that today, more than two billion people lack access to the most basic things, such as clean drinking water, adequate sanitation, reliable passage to local markets and more. The Colorado Springs Chapter involves both professional engineers and students to work on developmental engineering projects (currently in Bolivia), which are mainly focused on design and construction of water and waste-water systems.  

Ensena

We work with elementary school students to teach them Spanish language skills and cultural appreciation.

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

EQUAL

Empowered Queers United for Absolute Liberation is a confidential, safe space for queer and questioning students to discuss queer issues and support one another. Meetings are 8pm every Wednesday in the ID house located across the parking lot from the library on Cascade.

FemCo

We advocate for equality between people of all races, nationalities, sexual orientations, and gender identities. FemCo takes an intersectional approach to feminism and tries to combat the ways in which patriarchy hurts us all through action and education.

Figure Skating Team

We accept all levels. Free ice time for all students and lessons for those on the team! Team practice is held once a week!

FIJI

An all-male fraternity at Colorado College

Films for Justice

We screen documentary films surrounding issues of injustice. We strive to raise awareness and create activism.

Fly Fishing Club

The Fly Fishing club aims to attract, educate, and unite anglers and students who wish to learn more about the sport. We offer all the gear and knowledge necessary to make fly fishing a possibility for anyone. We offer scheduled trips once a block, along with events including fly fishing films, fly tying sessions, and opportunities to pursue fly fishing through our supporters Trout Unlimited and Angler's Covey. Tight Lines!

The Food Coalition

The Food Coalition is co-advised through the Collaborative for Community Engagement and the Office of Sustainability at CC. The Food Coalition utilizes a Collective Impact Model to bring together the knowledge, energy, and ideas of CC students and groups interested in food justice and food insecurity, including issues such as poverty, hunger and homelessness. Students also utilize the Food Coalition to host social and educational events such as potlucks, farm workshops, and community service days.  We act as a link between the Colorado Springs and Colorado College communities by providing the resources and support needed for organized networking.

Within this coalition is Farm+ Greenhouse, The Soup Project, The Good Food Club, The Real Food Challenge, and Cooking Club

Advisor: Adison Petti

Freeriders Union of CC (FUCC)

We are the ski club! We run ski buses, host movies and have a rail jam on campus. Don't forget Winterfest!

Glass House

The inclusive diversity house on campus

GlobeMed

GlobeMed is a student organization that is dedicated to increasing the visibility and awareness of global health issues with the goal of improving health disparities around the world.  GlobeMed at Colorado College is partnered with Western Organization of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Western Kenya to improve the health of vulnerable communities.  We invite all members of the CC community to engage in debate, advocacy and service in the issues of global health, health of underserved populations in the United States, humanitarian relief, international development, and health policy.

Advisor: Adison Petti

Good Food Club

Advisor: Adison Petti

Grow

A group dedicated to making campus and the world a happier, healthier place by providing a physical and emotional space for self-reflection.

Health Professions Club

Health Professions Club (HPC) is an organization designed to assist our peers in pursuing careers in the health professions. HPC provides resources, guidance, and advice to students intending to follow a career in the health professions (i.e. Dental, Medical, Optometry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, and Veterinary). 

Honor Council

An autonomous student led group that upholds the academic integrity of Colorado College and educates the campus on the policies of the Honor Code. 

Integrative Design Club

We are the student voice for design on campus. As a club we aim to promote student creativity and participation in design decisions.

J Street U @ CC

This group works to find a solution to the conflict in the Middle East and to ignite conversation on CC Campus. Movie screenings, discussions and food to come!

Kappa Alpha Theta

Leading women dedicated to service, sisterhood, and tradition

Kappa Kappa Gamma

A sorority founded on the core principles of Friendship, Leadership and Scholarship. Kappa women around the world embrace positive ethical principles sisterhood and opportunities for leadership and personal growth.

Kappa Sigma

Korean American Student Association (KASA)

This is a club dedicated to representing Koreans on campus and promoting Korean culture.

Leviathan Magazine

The Leviathan is CC's only literary and arts magazine

Llamapalooza Committee

The best of the best. The greatest music festival at CC. Saturated with fun, considered unbeatable by most.

Men’s Club Hockey

A student, club hockey team for male students

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee

Men's ultimate Frisbee is a D1 competitive club ultimate team. We travel to tournaments throughout the country.

Microfinance/ Eco-Fit Club

We raise awareness about microfinance on campus and support various other related projects such as the EcoFit Project

Mighty Math

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Mind, Body & Soul

An inclusive women's group centered around issues related to women of color and food.

Minority Association of Pre-health Students (MAPS)

We explore cultural boundaries in health care and act as a support group

Mock Trial

We prepare a case to put on at national tournaments each year.

MOASIC

We celebrate culture and promote diversity on the CC campus by overloading it with fun.

Native American Student Union (NASU)

NASU is dedicated to supporting Native students, celebrating Native culture and raising awareness of Native issues.

Nordic Ski Club

We teach cross country skiing to beginners and organize racing and training for veterans

North Boys Enrichment Program

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

OrgasmiCC

This is a sex positive group that promotes communication, healthy relationships and sexual autonomy on campus.

Advisor: Tara Misra

Outdoor Recreation Committee (ORC)

PeaceJam

A human rights organization that works with Nobel Peace Prize laureates to promote and guide service projects based on the Calls to Action and the 10 most pressing issues facing our planet

Advisor: Adison Petti

Playhard Productions

We are CC's electronic event planning group.

Pre-Law Society

For students interested in law school. We have lunches and tons of information to ease your stress.

Pre-Veterinary Club

We are a student group focused on exposing our members to various branches of the profession. We take blockly trips to gain valuable volunteer experience.

Public Achievement

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Refugee Assistance Program

We partner with Lutheran Family Services Refugee and Asylee Programs to help refugees achieve self-sufficiency in the U.S.

Relay for Life/ College’s Against Cancer

An overnight fundraiser benefiting cancer research and services for cancer patients through the American Cancer Society

Advisor: Adison Petti

Rotaract

Community service organization with current partnerships with the community kitchen and habitat for humanity

Advisor: Adison Petti

Sigma Chi

A fraternity at CC dedicated to friendship, justice and learning.

SOCC (Sounds of Colorado College)

SOCC is the radio station. We coordinate student DJ's and music events on campus

SOMOS

SOMOS explores Latino/a, Chicana/o and Hispanic culture and issues.

SOSS

The student organization for sexual safety is a group that promotes safe sex at Colorado College

South American Student Association (SASA)

A club that focuses on raising awareness about South Asian identity and promotes discussion regarding its culture.

Speculum

State of the Rockies

State of the Rockies is a Colorado College institution that researches, and educates about, natural resource issues in the Rocky Mountain West.

Student Alumni Association

The mission of the Student Alumni Association (SAA) is to strengthen student’s lifelong loyalty to CC by providing opportunities that instill school pride, cultivate relationships between students, alumni and the CC community and give back or pay it forward to future generations.

Student Anthropology Society

For anyone interested in anthropology. We have career panels, lunches, monthly meetings and other activities. DO IT!

Student Farm

A student run farm that grows organic food for consumption on campus

Student Musical Theatre Group (SMTG)

SMTG puts on two shows a year. One student show and one in conjunction with the music department. SMTG exists for students to experience musical theater

Swing, Blues and Ballroom

Swing into dance with swing, blues and ballroom! No experience necessary! Drop ins every Tuesday evening.

Tesla Mentors

An alternative high school in Colorado Springs that "encourages students and staff to become positive, productive citizens" by "honoring individual needs". Many of the students enrolled at Tesla are unable to attend a traditional high school for a wide variety of reasons. Unfortunately, these same students often lack positive role models in their lives. Therefore, our goal, as volunteers, is to be there for them as a mentor, guide, and overall positive influence in their lives. We will accomplish this goal during monthly visits where we will introduce the students to the outdoors and Colorado Spring’s beautiful surroundings. Although living in Colorado Springs, many of them have never been able to explore these areas.

Advisor: Sarah Marshall


Theatre Workshop

TW maintains Taylor Theatre and puts on 4 main stage shows a year as well as TWIT, Zachariah’s Nephews and other student events like one acts, poetry nights, concerts and art theses.

Tiger Eyes Dance Team

A group of dancers dedicated to promoting positive school spirit on campus. We invoke positive attitudes through our exciting entertaining routines

TWIT (Improv)

Theatre Workshop Improv Troupe puts on an improv show every 4th Monday at 9pm.

Ubuntu African Group

A student group dedicated to increasing awareness about African issues, politics and culture through movies, guests speakers and cultural events.

Video Game Club

We are a community for all kinds of gamers at CC to connect through outings, tournaments, hangout nights and speakers

Volunteer Action (VA)

We partner with West Elementary School to mentor 4th and 5th grade students throughout the school year. Mentees are brought to the CC campus and other locations around the Springs to do aftEr school activities with their mentors on the first three Wednesdays of each block from 3-5pm.

Advisor: Sarah Marshall

Women’s/ Men’s Rugby

Colorado College's nationally competing rugby teams. Come out and play with us!

Women’s Hockey

These girls continue their passion of hockey through college and want to share their love of the sport with everybody! Little to no experience necessary to join.

Women’s Ultimate Frisbee

A D1 women’s Frisbee team that competes across the nation in tournaments. In 2012-2014 they made an appearance at Nationals. 

Yoga Club

We do yoga taught by CC students for CC students.

Zachariah’s Nephews (ZN)

ZN puts on sketch comedy shows twice a semester.