Just the Facts
Age range of students at Onondaga
of students plan to transfer to a four-year college when they graduate
of 2011 graduates would recommend Onondaga to others
# of hours of service in the community performed by students in 2011 - 2012
# of Onondaga alumni…and growing!
Clubs & Organizations
A club for every interest
Want to meet people? One of the easiest ways is to join a group of people who share your interests. Don't see your club? Feel free to start one!
- Architecture & Interior Design Club
- Art Club
- Brothers and Sisters in Christ
- Business Club
- Chemistry Club
- Finding Faith Club
- Gay Straight Alliance
- Health Information Technology Club
- History Club
- Human Services
- International Students Club
- Music Club
- Muslim American Society
- Non-Traditional Students Club
- Optimism for Thought
- Psychology Club
- Residence Hall Association
- Ski Club
- Veterans' Association
- Whole Earth Club
Other ways to get involved:
- Emergency Services Organization
- Overview - Student Newspaper
- Phi Theta Kappa
The Student Association (SA) provides students with opportunities for governance while developing leadership skills and serving the needs of the student body. Elected student officers and professional staff collaborate with students, faculty, staff and administration to identify and deliver programming and services that reflect the needs and preferences of the student body.
Contact: Student Association Office
Student Association General Meetings
Student Association meetings are held to inform all students about the ongoing and proposed initiatives and activities of the Student Association. Meetings provide a forum for standing committee reports, club and organization updates, and issues brought forth by students-at-large. All part- and full-time students are encouraged to attend. With proper College identification, any Onondaga student may vote on resolutions presented at Student Association meetings.
Student Association Committee Meetings
Three standing Student Association committees meet to identify, plan and implement student activities, events and initiatives:
Entertainment and Programming Committee
Concerned with planning and delivering diverse social, recreational and cultural events and activities. In addition, an Entertainment and Programming committee member is selected to serve on the Arts Across Campus Committee, a group charged with providing a broad spectrum of cultural and educational events throughout the academic year.
Club Contingency Fund Committee
Concerned with the distribution of monies for club trips, projects, speakers, etc. This committee assists clubs with fund requests and allocations. Concerned with identifying and supporting the needs of clubs and organizations. This committee assists clubs and organizations with officer training, promoting and publicizing events, increasing membership, fund requests and allocations, and identifying opportunities for partnering with other groups.
Concerned with publicizing and promoting Student Association initiatives, activities and events. Members of this committee work to identify and effectively advertise events sponsored by Student Association and its standing committees and clubs and organizations. Onondaga students interested in marketing, communications, graphic design and electronic media communications are encouraged to serve on this committee.
Student Association Elections
All students that pay a student activity fee and are registered Onondaga students are eligible to vote in elections for Student Association officers. In addition to officer elections, a student representative is elected to serve on the Onondaga Community College Board of Trustees and two students are elected to serve on the Association Board of Directors at this time. Student representatives also serve on the Arts Across Campus Committee and College Council.
Student Representation on the Onondaga Community College Board of Trustees
The governing boards or councils of all units of the State University of New York include a student as a voting member. The College has had a student representative on its Board of Trustees since 1973. Elected by the student body, the representative attends Board meetings, serves on Board committees and votes on all Board matters. The student representative serves as a liaison between students and the College’s governing body.