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Student Clubs

Why join a club?

  • Involvement outside of class is a huge part of student learning in college
  • Meet new friends who share your interests and/or identities
  • Learn teamwork and organizational leadership
  • Develop and discover your talents by sharing them with others
  • Gain practical, professional leadership experience
  • Build community and be more connected on campus
  • It's fun!


 
What do clubs do?

A club will be what its members make it.  Some clubs have large ambitions and some more modest.  Some may be dedicated to a specific cause, viewpoint, or culture, while others may be more social and broad.  Whatever your mission, being part of a recognized club opens up some excellent opportunities, such as:

  • Holding regular meetings on campus
  • Traveling to conferences and taking field trips 
  • Hosting events on campus such as cultural festivals, speakers, films, performing arts, or social gatherings
  • Organizing and inspiring student awareness, activism, philanthropy, and community service


 
What benefits do clubs receive?

  • Access to campus facilities
  • Free publicity and marketing through Student Life newsletters, posters, website, and social media
  • Access to thousands of dollars in funding dedicated specifically to supporting club activities
  • Support from a dedicated advisor committed to serving clubs
  • Use of Activities and Recreation Center resources for printing, decorating, button-making, banner-painting, etc.
  • Access to vast inventory of Student Life supplies for events and programs


 
How can I start a new club?

Starting a club at Cascadia is easier than ever! There are two different club levels with slightly different criteria and privileges. Depending upon the level of involvement and types of activities the club would like to do, clubs have the ability to choose their club level. 

  1. Find three to five (3-5) currently enrolled Cascadia students who share your interest in starting the club. Club level one must have a minimum of three (3) members to start, and club level two must have a minimum of five (5) club members. There is no maximum number of members for either club level. 
  2. Find a full-time faculty or staff advisor who is willing to advise your club, travel with your club, and attend club meetings and events. Club advisors are optional for clubs who wish to be a level one club, and clubs who wish to be a level two club must have a full-time faculty or staff member advisor.  The Student Life Advisor maintains a list of potential club advisors willing to be contacted, so you are encouraged to consult with him to find a faculty advisor who will be a good match.  
  3. Fill out the “Club Application for Recognition” packet and drop it off in the Office of Student Life, located on the first floor of the Activities & Recreation Center. 
  4. A representative from your club must attend the next scheduled Club Council meeting to present the proposed club to the Club Council.  The Vice President of Cascadia Student Government chairs the Club Council, so they will email you an invitation to appear at the meeting. Club Council members will then review your application and will vote on the approval and recognition of your club. Club Council meetings are scheduled every other Friday, from 10:00 AM -11:30 AM in ARC 121. 

 

Current Club resources and forms (click here)

List of current clubs and student organizations

Blank Space Arts Club

Express yourself through various art forms, share your stories, and be together with other students who like to create.   

 

Meeting Times:

Time: Fridays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Location: CC3 - 201

For more information, contact: Pei-Yu Hsu: blankspacecascadia@gmail.com

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Bridges International

Building connections between domestic and international students through fun and fellowship.


Meeting Time:

Time: Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Location: CC2-041

For more information, contact:  bridgesintluwbcascadia@gmail.com

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Cascadia Garden Club

The main purpose of the Cascadia Garden Club is to foster an interest in gardening within the college community by providing students with a hands-on learning experience.  We aim to have a positive impact on the campus environment by following a sustainable approach.  

 

Meeting Time: Sustainability Club & Garden Club joint meeting

Time: Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Location: ARC 210

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Cascadia Women Engineers

We hope to inspire female students to pursue their dreams of studying or working within a STEM-related field, and apply themselves passionately to fully unleashing their potential in the male-dominated engineering world. 

 

MEETING TIME:

Time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Location: ARC 110

For more information, contact: WEcascadia@gmail.com

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Chinese Communication Club

We are aiming to make connections between Chinese culture and students at Cascadia through experiences with traditional Chinese activities, arts, and food.  We also hope to bring delightful and unforgettable memories to club members by using Chinese culture as a medium.   

 

Meeting Time: 

Time: Fridays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: ARC 210

For more information, contact: chinesecommunicationcllub2018@gmail.com 

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Debate Club

The purpose of Debate Club is to provide Cascadia students with the opportunity to participate in debates and discussions.  We hope to help Cascadia students through debating a diverse range of topics within a diverse group of people, while enhancing our public speaking and communication skills.  We encourage people to be a part of the debate both as observers and participants.    

 

Meeting Time: TBA

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Location:

Contact: Riley: snowboarderrow@gmail.com

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Do No Harm Medical Club

The purpose of our club is to build community among students interested in biological sciences and medical professions. Through outreach projects, career exploration, and professional networking, we hope to connect students to people and opportunities that will help further their education in the medical or research field.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Monday & Thursday, 10AM - 12PM

Location: ARC - 110

For more information, contact: donoharmmedicalclub@gmail.com

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Dog Walkers Social Club

Bringing together Cascadia's dog owners, dog lovers, and our dogs to take walks, make new friends, and shake off the stress of school with our playful puppies.

 

Meeting Time: TBA 

For more information, contact: Sebastian Zhao ccdogsocial@gmail.com

 
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Health Awareness Club

Interested in transfusion medicine? This club is for you. The main purpose of this club is to help with blood drives at Cascadia and connect students with volunteer opportunities.

 

MEETING TIME:

Time: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Location: CC3-134

For more information, contact: healthawareness206@gmail.com

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Improv Club

Our improv club is devoted to creating amazing actors through practice and professional instruction. We hope to give stunning shows and teach students confidence and adaptability under pressure.

MEETING TIME: TBA

For more information, contact: cascadiaimprov@gmail.com

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International Affairs Club

The purpose of our club is to provide a friendly, judgment-free environment for students to discuss and learn about issues and politics in other countries.

 

MEETING TIME: TBA

For more information, contact: internationalaffairscascadia@gmail.com

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Latinx American Club

This club was formed in order to provide a safe place for Latinx students on campus.  We welcome all people who want to learn about and connect with Latinx culture and community. 

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Location: ARC 121

For more information, contact: 1Latinx@gmail.com

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LGBTQA+ & Friends Club

Our club aims to create an environment where all LGBTQ students can feel part of a community and feel proud of their identity. We are a group that is fun, safe, and inclusive of all.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Location: ARC 121

For more information, contact: cascadialgbtqclub@gmail.com

 
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Next Generation I.T. Club

The club is professional technology students helping each other, our campus and community. Student members will work together on web-based projects, web pages, mobile applications, project management, network infrastructure, and environmental technology sustainable practices.

Meeting Time: 

Time: Every other Tuesday. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Next meeting: Feb. 26th)

Location: CC2-161

For more information, contact NGITclub@gmail.com

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Pan African Club

 Shares African cultures, history, values, and languages with everyone on campus. 

 

Meeting time:

Time: Every other Tuesday, 1:15-2:15 p.m. (next meeting Feb. 26)

Location: ARC 110

For more information, contact: panafricanclubcascadia@gmail.com

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Phone Photography Club

Express yourself and de-stress yourself with other students who love taking and sharing pictures with our phones. We hope to create art and create a sense of community.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Location: CC3-234

For more information, contact: phonephotographyclub@gmail.com

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Sea Bears

A group of ocean enthusiasts interested in learning about the ecology of Puget Sound, its maritime history and culture, and pursuing both underwater and on-water activities.

 

Meeting Time: TBA

For more information, contact: maxdwenger@gmail.com

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Soccer Club

If you want to play some soccer, or learn to play, come kick it with us.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. 

Location: Sports Field

For more information, contact: cascadia.soccerclub@gmail.com

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Sustainability Club

This club is committed to recycling and sustainable practices, and aims to empower both individual students and institutions to practice better sustainability

 

Meeting time: Sustainability Club & Garden Club joint meeting

Time: Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30 p.m.

Location: ARC 210

Contact: sustainabilityatcascadia@gmail.com

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Tennis Club

A group of students who want to play and learn tennis together, as well as stay fit, make friends, and build community through regular practices and games.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Location: Rec Field tennis court behind the ARC

For more information, contact: tenniscascadia@gmail.com

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Turkmen Student Union

Our club is a place for Turkmen students at Cascadia to come together to discuss Turkmenistan-related topics and share our culture. We also welcome all students who want to learn about our country and our culture.

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Thursdays, 5 - 6 PM

Location: CC2 - 16

For more information, contact: turkmencascadia@gmail.com

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Veterans of Cascadia

 We hope to engage our military-affiliated students in an active social community in order to assist students with adjusting to the college environment. 

 

Meeting Time:

Time: Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Veterans Resource Center (CC1-004)

For more information, contact: veteransofcascadia@gmail.com

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