Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Student Organizations

Student Organizations

There are several student organizations at Sauk Valley Community College with which to become involved. Involvement in student organizations helps hone leadership, communication and problem solving skills. Student organizations are also a great way to meet new people and make life-long friends.

A.L.A.S. - Association of Latin American Students
Our mission is to provide a better scholastic, cultural, political and social life for students and to bring more Latino students to SVCC. Members sponsor programs that focus on promoting and understanding diversity.
Association for Disability Awareness
Association for Disability Awareness is dedicated to removing social stereotypes about people with disabilities. They strive to create awareness, educate others about “abilities,” and participate in campus and community life. It serves as a support system for students with learning differences and challenges. We encourage involvement from students both with and without disabilities.
Campus Crusade for Christ
Campus Crusade for Christ is comprised of members interested in promoting Christian fellowship. Activities include Bible study, prayer, song, games and lots of laughter.
Campus Women's Organization
Campus Women’s Organization supports women as they fulfill their educational/career goals. CWO raises awareness about issues such as: relationship violence, sexual assault, child care, sexuality, body image and eating disorders, and participation in decision-making positions/leadership.  They monitor the status of women on campus, and advocate for practices/policies that promotes equal participation.
Criminal Justice ClubCriminal Justice Club
Criminal Justice Club educates and provides opportunities while promoting professionalism. The club seeks to develop skills, values, and knowledge among its members. This is accomplished through hosting activities/events, participating in campus activities, and providing community/campus service.   The club is not limited to Criminal Justice majors.
Film and Literature Club (FLiC)
Our mission is to provide a setting for academic discussion of film in its occasional comparison to literature focusing on themes, characters, and societal commentary. 
Health Careers Club
The purpose of this organization is to support and encourage pre-health and health career students in their current and future academic endeavors. HCC has been designed to serve the needs of our students by offering them resources and activities that will help them be successful.
Honors Program
Special educational opportunities are available to successful students through the SVCC Honors Program. Honors students receive an enriched general education -- the basis for all future academic experiences.
Magic Club
Magic Club provides opportunities for casual/tournament play of Magic the Gathering and instruction/information to players interested in the game. The club meets regularly on Thursdays from 3:00 - 9:00pm in the cafeteria to play casual Magic: The Gathering, the collector card game.
Math Club
Math Club shall deepen awareness, understanding and appreciation for mathematics and assist in developing higher levels of math problem solving skills.
P.R.I.D.E. - Promoting Respect, Individuality and Diversity for Everyone
P.R.I.D.E. - Promoting Respect, Individuality and Diversity for Everyone is a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight Allies Coalition that provides a supportive network, a positive social outlet and a caring environment. Educational programs and activities advocate fairness and respect for students, faculty and staff.
Pep Club
Pep Club is made up of the following groups: Cheer Squad; Dance Squad; Stunt Crew; School Mascot; Bleacher Bums. No formal tryouts are held but students need to be able to learn routines, dances, and/or cheers.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is an international academic honor society that recognizes academic achievement. There are chapters in 1100 two year colleges across the U.S., as well as Japan, Germany, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
Sauk Arts Magazine
Sauk Arts Magazine mission is to provide a creative outlet for students, staff, faculty and administration to publish artwork, fiction, non-fiction, poetry and music.
Sauk Future Educators
The purpose of this organization is to provide an opportunity for all education majors to explore and develop a greater understanding of education as a profession.  Sauk Future Educators encourages academic advancement by offering professional development opportunities with faculty, staff, and community members. It also allows education majors opportunities for social interaction and for developing important community outreach and service skills needed for the teaching profession. 
Social Justice Organization
The purpose of this organization is to help SVCC students become educated catalysts of positive change by encouraging civic engagement in both the local and global community. This includes promoting diversity and inclusion advocacy on campus through collaborative efforts with student organizations and community leaders. 
Student Ambassadors
Student Ambassadors are knowledgeable, motivated and enthusiastic students who assist with College recruitment and PR activities. They enhance the image of the college by providing quality services to the community while personally and professionally enriching their lives. They represent the college at any major on campus/community college-sponsored functions.
Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA is a vital part of campus life. Responsibilities include representing the student body to the administration, sponsoring campus-wide activities, serving on college-wide committees, recognizing new student organizations, and allocating programming money to student organizations.
Student Parent Association (SPA)
Student Parent Association advises, coordinates, and encourages fellowship among students with children. The group is devoted to supporting parents as they pursue their educational goal to better their lives and the lives of their families. All parents are welcome.
U.N.O. - United Neo OtakuU.N.O. - United Neo Otaku
United Neo Otaku is devoted to learning about and experiencing Japanese anime, manga, video games and culture. Activities include discussions of anime and manga, anime trivia and fan dubbing. Field trips may include anime conventions and visits to markets or cultural events.
Veteran's Organization
Veteran’s Organization is for students who have current or prior military experience and explores current issues impacting students who are military veterans.
Zombie: Research and Survival Tactics (RST) Club
The Zombie RST Club provides: a forum for detailed dicussions based on the thriving popularity of the undead. structural conversation on the psychological effects that facing the undead could have on humanity. discussion on the general types of zombies based off fiction and Hollywood magic. an open environment for individuals to explain their ideas on the subject.