Student Activities, Clubs, & Organizations

Enjoy comfortable and safe communities that encourage not only academic achievement, but also personal, physical, intellectual, ethical and cultural growth.

See below for information on club activities and events happening on Prescott and Verde Valley Campuses! Student discounts for half-off ticket prices are available for some PAC events for students with a minimum of 6 credit hours, and a valid Yavapai College OneCard ID card.  Other student discounts may be found on the OneCard webpage.

For a complete calendar of events at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, visit here.

For a complete calendar of athletic events, visit here.

You can find a list of academic, athletic, campus activities, YCPAC, HR and public events here.

  Verde Valley Campus November Events

Verde Valley Campus Events - November, 2014

DATE/TIME WHERE EVENT
11.3 Student Union-F At the Pool Table for Tournament sign up
11.3-25 Verde Art Gallery
Never Been-Never Left – Lincoln Castricone
11.4
At your polling Place Please Vote!
11.5
9am
Student Union-F 9:00 AM until gone - National Donut Day
11.6-14 Student Union-F Holiday Mail for Heroes
11.6-8 Verde Campus See Flyers on Campus. World War I - Symposium
11.8
1pm
M-137 Free! Dona Nobis Pacem Master Chorale
11.10
7:30am-5pm
M-137 Remembrance Day-National Roll Call
11.10
10am
Butterfly Garden Tree Dedication Ceremony
11.11 Campus Closed Veterans Day
11.12 Student Union-F Pool Tournament
11.12
6:30pm
M-137 Second Wednesday Indie Films
11.13 Student Union-F Giving Tree Up!
11.18-19
9am Start
Student Union-F Gingerbread Houses! All day, starting both days.
11.19 Student Union-F National Monopoly Day
11.19
12:30-1:30pm
G-102 Pre Nursing Workshop
11.20 Student Union-F Come by the Student Union and get info on how to “Kick the Habit!"
11.26-28 Campus Closed Thanksgiving Break Campus Closed

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  Prescott Campus November Events

Prescott Campus Events - November, 2014

DATE/TIME WHERE EVENT   
10.31.14 to
11.12.14
Bldg 16-211
YC Art Gallery
Fall 2014 Juried Student Exhibition
11.1
9:55am
Roughrider Park Baseball vs South Mountain (Home Game)
11.1 Bldg 19-137 Met Opera – Bizet’s Carmen
11.1
2:30pm
YCPAC Sing! Sing! Sing! You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet
11.2
3pm
YCPAC Through the Eyes of the Composer
11.3
6:30pm
YCPAC National Theatre Live – A Streetcar Named Desire
11.6-8 Bldg 19-147 World War I Symposium - See link for times available.
11.6
9-10am
Bldg 2-208
Pre-Nursing Workshop
11.6
12-2pm
Bldg 19-Lobby
University Rep on Campus: University of Arizona
11.7, 14, 21
Bldg 19-121
National Novel Writing Month Write-Ins
11.9
3pm
YCPAC 3rd Annual YC Gospel Festival
11.10
8:30-9:30am
Bldg 2-125 Allied Health Workshop
11.10
7:30pm
YCPAC Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir
11.10
7:30am-5pm
Bldg 19-137 The Remembrance Day, National Roll Call
11.11 Campus Closed
Veterans Day
11.12
10am-1pm
Bldg 19-Lobby University Rep on Campus: Nau-Yavapai
11.13
7pm
YCPAC Hansel and Gretel
11.15
3-6pm
7-10pm
YCPAC Hansel and Gretel
11.13
6-7:30
Bldg 4-102 Screening of Riding My Way Back - A story about a veteran, a horse, and hope
11.15
12 to 4pm
Bldg 4-102 National Novel Writing Month, The Day of Writing Dangerously
11.16
3pm
YCPAC Bolshoi Ballet: Legends of Love
11.17 to
11.22
See the link
2014 NJCAA DI Men's Soccer Championship
11.18 Bldg 3-271 International Adventures Club Meeting
11.22
10:55am
YCPAC Met Opera: Rossini’s II Barbiere di Siviglia
11.23
3pm
YCPAC The Phoenix Symphony in Prescott: Beethoven, Brahms with pianist William Wolfram
11.24
8am-4pm
Bldg 19-Community Room Student Nurse Assoc. Blood drive: click here to schedule an apt or call (928) 925-9334 and leave a message. Walk-ins are welcome.
11.24-12.2 Bldg 19-Lobby PASS Paper Drive (Prescott Area Shelter Services). Basic resources to Yavapai County homeless/ transitional women, children, families. Donate: paper towels/plates, bathroom/ facial tissue, plastic storage/ sandwich bags, garbage bags, cleaning supplies.
11.26-28 Campus Closed Thanksgiving Holiday
11.28
5-7pm
Bldg 16-211 4th Friday Art Walk/ Opening Reception, Fall 2014 Juried Student Exhibition
11.29
7:30pm
YCPAC A Judy Collins Christmas
11.30
3pm
YCPAC Bolshoi Ballet: Pharaoh’s Daughter, Admission tickets

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  Verde Valley Campus December Events

Verde Valley Campus Events - December, 2014

DATE/TIME WHERE EVENT
12.1-12.12 TBA YC Bookstore-Book Buy Backs.
12.1-12.6 Learning Center Finals Week: 634-6562
12.1-12.6 Testing Center Finals Week: 634-6561
12.2 Student Union-F Free Popcorn! Happy Finals!!!
12.3
6:30pm
M-137 Indie film Screening  FREE POPCORN!!!
12.4
3 to 4pm
See link Pre-Nursing Workshop – Find more information here.
12.22.14 to
1.2.15
 Campus Closed Winter Break

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  Prescott Campus December Events

Prescott Campus Events - December, 2014

DATE/TIME   
WHERE               
EVENT
11.24-12.2 Bldg 19-Lobby PASS Paper Drive (Prescott Area Shelter Services). Basic resources to Yavapai County homeless/ transitional women, children, families. Donate: paper towels/plates, bathroom/ facial tissue, plastic storage/ sandwich bags, garbage bags, cleaning supplies.
12.1-12.3 Bldg 1-207 Cram Jam in the Learning Center: tutoring, review sessions, and snacks. Find more information here.
12.1
4 to 5pm
Bldg 2-208 Pre-Nursing Workshop - Review of Nursing program curriculum and admission requirements. Find more information here.
12.2
3:30 to 4:30pm
Bldg 3-123 Allied Health Workshop - Learn how Yavapai College can help you join one of the fastest growing careers in the U.S. Find more information here.
12.3
10am to 1pm
Bldg 19-Lobby NAU-Yavapai University Rep on Campus – Find more information here.
12.3
12 to 1pm
Bldg 1-207 Lunch with the Juggling Club in the Learning Center. Juggle your stress away while enjoying free food.
12.3
6-8 pm
Bldg 19-225 Celebrate the end of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Free pizza and ice cream! Hear work by faculty, students and community members.
12.6 Fall semester ends
12.22.14 to
1.2.15
Campus Closed Winter Break

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Activities

Join a Campus Club

There's no better way to become active within the College community than working with like-minded people to achieve a common goal. Participation in a club provides you with opportunities for Community Service, helps you make new friends and generate new interests and provides you with activities that promote personal and professional growth.

Why join a club?

  • working as a team
  • completing a project
  • working with the community
  • working with a deadline
  • dealing with conflict
  • problem solving

How to Start a Club

If you are interested in creating a new club, please see the attached documents that will provide you with the necessary guidelines to follow. Once you have completed the documents and gathered the information, please email them to studentactivities@yc.edu.

How to Start a New Club, Club Constitution Template


Contact the advisor listed with the club information below to join or get started today.

Student Clubs in Verde Valley

Student Nurses Association

All students enrolled in the nursing program are members. This club works with the community on several projects during the school year to assist those who may have health, financial, or educational needs.

Contact: Cynthia Schroder, (928) 649-5470

 

Meetings: Tuesday 12:00-1:00pm Verde Campus L-2015 or L-212


Student Clubs in Prescott

NOTE: 2014-2015 in process of possibly being formed are: Lions Campus Club, and Juggling Club .  New information will be posted here if/when definite.

Baha'i Association

Promote racial unity, equality of men and women, and world citizenship through the tenets of the Baha'i Faith.

Contact: Judy Russell, (928) 443-1152

Meetings: Weekly Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm - contact Advisor for Location,
and Wednesdays 7:00-8:00pm Blimpies

English Club

The English Club is for those who delight in reading and writing, and talking about reading and writing. Come share your reading, your writing, and your love of language and its power.

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928) 717-7976

Meetings: Weekly Thursday 4:00-5:00pm Prescott 3-119J

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club

Yavapai HOSA offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills along with refining their career skill. It also teaches about professionalism and community service. Check out our Facebook page at Yavapai College Hosa

Contact: Marie Hardman, (928) 717-7906

Meetings: Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm Prescott 2-208, October 15 & November 19
Alzheimer's Walk October 4 in Prescott

International Adventures Club

Experience Yavapai College's cultural diversity - learn about the habits and beliefs of others! Explore international cuisine, music and dance styles, all while developing new friendships!

Contact:
Brandelyn Andres, (928) 717-7739 or Mark Shelley, (928) 771-4857, Montreal/Quebec City
or Curtis Kleinman, (928) 776-2290, or Steven Doyle, (928) 717-7648, Costa Rica

Meetings: Thursday October 16, 3-205, Study Abroad Meeting - Students interested are strongly encouraged to attend this first meeting.

  Juggling Club

Learn to juggle or share your juggling skills!

Contact: Frank Cardamone

Meetings: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 in the Quad outside building three, or the club room during inclement weather.

Native American Club

Provides opportunities for both Native American students and staff to interact with and to support each other through a variety of inter-tribal activities. You do not need to be Native American to join this club.  We are planning some great events so come join us!

Contact: Penny Deakin, (928) 776-2118

Meetings: Weekly Mondays 4:30-5:30pm Prescott 3-119J

Northern AZ National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAZAEYC)

Open to students in education and early childhood education fields. Club projects and activities promote community involvement , networking, discussion, and action around current issues facing early childhood and education fields.  Check out our blog at Education & Early Childhood Education at YC.

Contact: Leanne Lawhead, (928) 776-2306

Meetings: Times and dates vary - check Campus Activities links above for specific events

SSS-TRiO

SSS-TRiO promotes academic success for eligible, certificate and/or degree-seeking students who have completed the SSS TRIO Orientation.

Contact: Cathy Gertsch , 928-771-4853, or Sara Holter, 928-776-2382

Meetings: Brown Bag Lunch Meetings: Fridays, 11:00am-12:00pm, Learning Center
October 10 & 31, November 21

Student Nurses Association of YC (SNAYC)

The SNA-YC is a pre-professional organization committed to supporting and mentoring future nurses by providing opportunities in: 1) Leadership, 2) Professional Development and 3) Community Service. Membership is open to pre-nursing and nursing students.

Contact: Nancy Mitchell

Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 12:00 pm, Room 2-216.

Veteran Connection Club

Establish communication with Yavapai College veterans and military organizations in order to promote personal and professional development of students, veterans (including active, retired, or drilling status service members), veteran's families, and any supporter of the United States Military branches through learning opportunities, networking, and volunteerism.

Contact: , (928) 776-2321

Meetings: TBD

YC Pride Club

The Pride Club is established to promote the fair treatment and acceptance of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered) people. We seek to bring a safe and non-judgmental environment to the campus for all who desire acceptance and tolerance.

Contact: Chris Eubank, (928) 776-2044

Meetings: Weekly Monday 6:00pm Prescott Starbucks, and Weekly Wednesday 3:30pm YC Library

Young Life at Yavapai College

Crazy fun! Adventure! Significance!

Contact: Kristen Kauffman, (928)717-7680

Meetings: Weekly Tuesday 7:11-9:00pm Prescott Rider Diner



Join a Campus Organization

Phi Theta Kappa

PTK provides opportunities for individual growth and development through four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

An Honor Society for degree-seeking students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits with a 3.5 GPA.

Contact: , (928) 771-6156 or , or (928) 776-2287

Meetings: Friday 2:30-4:00pm Prescott 3-106 & Verde 1-123B. General meeting September 26, 2014, then every other week thereafter.

Student Leadership Council

SLC is dedicated to promoting student involvement on all six Yavapai College campuses. It is our goal to empower students, encouraging them to have a voice in their education and their college experience. Learn more about the SLC

Student Leadership Council

The Student Leadership Council (SLC) is responsible for maintaining a communication link between students, faculty, staff, and administration. It is a student resource and service organization. SLC provides a voice for student concerns and ideas for improvement of Yavapai College.

Contact: Josh Schmidt, (928) 717-7376

Meeting: Bi-monthly 9:30-11:30am Prescott 2-138 (9/19, 10/17, 10/31)