Mission & Goals
The Club Center encourages and supports student clubs and organizations by providing resources, services and trainings needed to develop new student clubs and leaders; effectively operate student organizations; assist in the development of students in leadership roles and facilitate club activities and events.
Get involved in campus life by joining a student club at South! You'll make new friends and gain valuable organizing and planning skills.
Types of Clubs
- Academic Honor Fraternity - groups associated with a particular major or subject area. Membership is by invitation only.
- Activity - variety of groups assembled to pursue a particular interest
- Cultural - groups that organize to support, educate, and inform others about a specific cultural group or traditions (i.e. Chinese Student Association, Somali Student Association)
- Curriculum - groups associated with a specific department, major, or subject area, membership is open to all those interested
- Leadership Organizations - groups that have an affiliation with a nationally recognized organization
- Religious - groups affiliated with a particular belief system or denomination
- Service - groups interested in providing service to the community at-large
- Social Action - groups bringing awareness to a particular issue and providing opportunities for social interaction based on similar interests
AWAM Student Aviation Club
The purpose of this organization shall be to bring together women and men with an interest in aviation to do community/cultural activities. Affiliated with South Seattle Community College in Seattle and the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance.
Mission: "Men and women supporting women and minorities in aviation."
For more info about the club, please visit www.facebook/ssccawam
Black Student Union (BSU)
A cohesive union between black students, faculty and the South Seattle College community to enhance cultural and political awareness, social events and support the community.
Chinese Student Association
Description: The mission of our Chinese association is to introduce and promote Chinese culture to the college and the community. The Chinese Club seeks to promote opportunities among students who are interested in Chinese culture. Anyone is welcome to join including but not limited to people of Asian origin or descent. We hope to promote events such as Chinese food exploration, Chinese Kung Fu, Chinese language, arts, etc.
To promote leadership opportunities among culinary students, be a voice for student in the culinary program to the administration, connect with alumni and get them involved with current students. The culinary council is an advocacy group supporting the betterment of the culinary department and its students that is serves.
Girl Up at South:
Mission – Girls are powerful, when they’re educated, healthy, and safe, they transform their communities. When girls stand up for girls in need, they empower each other and transform our worlds. As the UN Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, Girl Up engages to take action. Our efforts help the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hard to be a girl.
Heavy Diesel Club 101
To encourage leadership opportunities amongst members, be a job and class resource for current students and create an environment for students in the diesel program to come together.
Hip Hop Association:
If you eat, sleep, and breathe hip hop, then you are more than welcome to come join the hip hop association club. We will be discussing anything that has to do with hip hop. Dancing, rap, singing, clothes, etc… We will also be discussing events we can come up with.
Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals [HFTP] Student Chapter
HFTP is the premier global professional association, serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP’s mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.
The intention of Latinos Unidos is to bring unity to the different Latino cultures on campus; to educate other South Seattle College students about these cultures; and to celebrate the diversity of the Latino cultures we have in our community. Another positive aspect of the club will be our outreach to Latinos that identify with the LGBTQ community, providing a positive message that will encourage them to feel that SSC is a safe and welcoming environment for them regardless of gender or sexuality. To further this goal, we will work with the Queer Straight Alliance, holding combined meetings of the two clubs on a quarterly basis.
Martial Arts Club:
This club is dedicated to educating students on the various forms of martial arts, such as kendo, taekwondo, etc.. By practicing with us, you can learn from each other, keep in shape, and know self-defense. Join us to build your mind and train your body.
Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (MEChA)
MEChA is a student organization that promotes higher education, culture, and historia. MEChA was founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of our people. We believe that political involvement and education is the avenue for change in our society.
Nursing Student Association
A nursing student run group of individuals that are passionate about different aspects of preventative and nursing care. We strive to raise the standards, knowledges, skills and ethics of professionals in health care. We value leadership, encourage strong teamwork, and health promotion.
Pacific Islander Club
To support and respectful of the Polynesian culture, promote Polynesian cultural identity through traditions and customs, and outreach to high school students, self-determination, respect, and representation.
Queer Straight Alliance
We are the queer and straight students of South Seattle College who are committed to the support, empowerment, and excellence of our community and our school. We seek to increase awareness and educate everyone about homophobia, gender identity and transphobia in order to create a safe and respectful environment.
The Sisterhood Club is about bringing all women together. Race, color, ethnicity and background does not matter. We value and share different cultures. This club is a major supporter of women empowerment and it encourages women to move forward and achieve their educational goals.
Southeast Asian Association
Strives to advocate, promote, and preserve our unique culture through social, cultural, and educational progression of all Southeast Asian cultures on the campus of South Seattle College.
Southeast Asian Association Website
Student Business Association
To recruit, assist, organize, and promote the interest and success of business students and for those interested in business related careers.
To promote individuality of students through diverse cultural backgrounds, style (fashion), culinary interests, and whatever makes you unique. In this club we strive to embrace each other and our differences.
United Club of Seattle:
The purpose of this club to for everyone to practice their communication skills through logical thinking and strategy by playing various games (board games, card games, etc..)
Description: We are a community of writers who seek to grow our writing endeavors. All writers are welcome whether you like poetry, creative writing, short stories, manga, anime, or others. As a club we help each other improve our writing with workshops, writing games, and other writing projects.
Women in STEM
Women in STEM's mission is to cultivate a strong supportive community of women within the field of Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and facilitate dialog about shared experiences and to enhance interest in STEM fields for women.
How to Join a Club
Joining a club is very easy. Attend a scheduled club meeting or you can email the club directly to discuss your questions about joining a club. Each club is an open organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, disability, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status or sexual orientation.
Why Start a Club?
- Share your interest with other students
- Develop your leadership skills
- Work as a team and contribute to group efforts
- Be an effective participant in the community
- Learn valuable social & professional skills
Start Your Club:
- Pick up a New Club Application in the Club Center (JMB 142)
- Have four other students who wish to be members of the club.
- Ask a faculty or staff member to serve as your advisor for the complete academic year.
- Turn in your application for approval by the club center staff.
- Club Center Coordinator will contact you and the other members to attend an orientation.
- Formulate the constitution and bylaws of your club.
- Have advisor and Club Center Staff approve constitution and/or bylaws of your club.
- You have a club.
- Schedule your first Meeting.
Club Center Contact Information
Phone: (206) 934-7939
Hours of Operations: Monday - Thursday 10 pm to 3 pm; Closed Fridays
Location: Jerry Brockey Student Center (JMB 142)
Tony Vo, Dashiel Wham, Halima Omar, Bao-Dung Le, Vane Khouansyombath. Not pictured: Ahky (Dung) Ho