• "This is the saddest day in the 50 year history of UCC. Our hearts go out to every student, every employee, and every family touched by this tragedy.

    "I want to thank all of our friends and neighbors who have dropped everything to help us. Over the next weeks, we will come together to accept offers of help and care so that we can assist one another."

    -Dr. Rita Cavin
    UCC Interim President

  • Need to talk? Community partners have come together to provide support and sharing with UCC students, faculty and staff.

    Mental health professionals are offering no-cost grief sharing: 9am-8pm through Sunday at the Ford Foundation, 1600 NW Stewart Pkwy; and the Community Health Alliance, 201 Medical Loop.

    Beginning Monday, Oct 5, grief sharing will be available on campus, 7:30am - 5pm in the cafeteria.

    The Community Health Alliance is staffing a 24-hour hotline at 541-440-3532 or 800-866-9780.

  • Want to help?

    The Greater Douglas United Way is accepting donations via text and online: http://www.gduway.org/UCCgive

    The Umpqua Community College Foundation is accepting donations online and by mail: https://www.umpqua.edu/scholarships-donations

    We strongly recommend that donors cast a careful eye when considering other funds, as some are not based at charitable organizations and might apply high administrative fees. Also, unfortunately, at times like these, there are unscrupulous people who will set up false accounts.

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest developments.

    A tribute to the victims: http://tinyurl.com/pe74yz4

    Campus is closed and will reopen to students and staff only on Monday, Oct. 5.

    All classes and campus events are cancelled until Oct. 12.

Campus is closed and will reopen to students and staff only on Oct. 5. All classes and campus events are cancelled until Oct. 12.

  • Umpqua Chamber Orchestra

    2014 Umpqua Chamber Orchestra

    Announcing the start of the 2015-16 season and open positions.

    Read more ...
  • Faculty Lecture Series

    Faculty Lecture Series

    Stimulate the mind and spirit by attending these fascinating 20-minute presentations.

    Read more ...

Where does this show up?

ASUCC Clubs & Organizations

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Student clubs and organizations provide students an opportunity to combine various aspects of their academic and/or vocational learning into personal action. Through participation in a student club or organization, students apply the skills and responsibilities of leadership and become involved in the community. Clubs are a great way to meet other students with similar interests and have fun while developing lifelong skills.
Club information was last updated March 3. 

Scroll down for some information regarding current, active clubs! At the bottom on this page, you can see information about how to start your own club!   

Bible Study Club

UCC's Bible Study Club's purpose is to have fellowship with other students studying the Christian Bible and encouraging one an other. Meets every Friday at noon in the Cafeteria.
Student Representative: Luciana Bisagna
Adviser: Jess Miller  Contact

Debate Club

UCC's debate club meets weekly to hone debate skills in a friendly and non-judgmental environment. Everyone is welcome to attend meetings, even if just to observe. The purpose of this club is to gather other students with an interest in debate. This term, all of their debates will be focusing on Humans Rights issues. Meets every Friday at noon in Snyder 18.
Student Representative: Jamie Glenn 
Adviser: Paula Usrey - Contact

Drama Club

This club is focused on providing opportunities to members to travel and see productions across the Pacific Northwest. Another goal of the club is to stimulate creativity and serve the campus with cultural recreational offerings. Meets every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in Whipple CenterStage in the Fine Arts building.
Student Representative: Anjelica Badillo 
Adviser: Stephanie Newman - Contact 

Engineering Club

This club serves as a support group for the students in the UCC Engineering Program and serve as a learning tool for that will aid in the development of good problem solving skills. The club also hopes to inspire students interested in Engineering. Meets every other Friday at noon in Jackson Hall 15.
Student Representative: Keenan Blanchfill, Cody Stone, James Gugel
Adviser: Clay Baumgartner - Contact

Environmental Sustainability

This club is dedicated to making the campus more environmentally friendly, working on the UCC Community Garden, participating in outdoor activities, and volunteering in the community. Meets every Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Snyder 15. 
Student Representative: Jasen Lynch 

Adviser: Ken Carloni - Contact 

Gay-Straight Alliance [NEW CLUB]

The GSA is dedicated to fostering and nurturing the understanding, acceptance, and education of anyone within the membership and community. The club will emphasize creating a supportive, confidential environment for students of all sexual orientations. Meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. in Jackson 18.

Student Representative: Lucas Turner, Kaitlyn Thomas 
Adviser: TBD

Geology Club [NEW CLUB]

The purpose of this club is to discuss, analyze and explore the geology in the Pacific Northwest, specifically Douglas County. Meets First and Third Tuesday at 3:15 in Science 16. 
Student Representative: Maegan Hartley 
Adviser: Karen Carroll- Contact 

Mainstream Student Newspaper

You can write letters to the editor, write a guest column, or join The Mainstream staff (register for Journalism Production (J215) for a term or more as a writer, editor, designer or photographer. Meets at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in TC 103.
Student Representative: Hannah Hawkins
Adviser: Melinda Benton- Contact 

National Student Nursing Association, UCC Chapter

The Nursing Club aims to support nursing and pre-nursing students at UCC by providing mentoring, volunteer and scholarship opportunities. Meeting times to be announced. See ASUCC Public Relations Officer Tony Terra for more information. 
Student Representative: Sebastian Randell 
Adviser: Tamra Samson - Contact  

Phi Theta Kappa

This club is for students with a 3.5 grade-point average or higher. According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, the club strives to recognize and encourage scholarships among two-year college students. The group hosts multiple events every term. Meets every Friday at Noon in ESB 9.

Student Representative: KC Perley 

Adviser: Marjan Coester - Contact 

Pre Health Professionals Club  [NEW CLUB]

The purpose of this club is to promote understanding and exploration of various health professionals by UCC Students. The club meeting time is yet to be determined. For more information about club meeting times, speak with Tony Terra, ASUCC Public Relations Officer. 
Student Representative: Linh Tang 
Adviser: Joanne Richards- Contact 

Skills USA

The SkillsUSA club at UCC recommends that students be in one of the technical or career programs but does not require it. SkillsUSA focuses on helping its members become world-class workers and responsible citizens. The SkillsUSA group hosts more than 80 competitions in the fields of leadership development, health occupations, occupationally related contests, and trade, industrial and technical contests. Meets every third Wednesday at noon in Lockwood 2.
Student Representative: 
Adviser: Kevin Mathweg - Contact

Veterans Club

Calling all Veterans and supporters of Veterans! The Veterans Club's mission is to provide a support system for veterans at UCC and network veterans from all branches of service, utilizing programs, benefits and services to enhance the UCC experience for each Veteran professionally and socially. This club meets every Wednesday at noon in the Veteran's Center in ESB. 
Student Representative: Ralp Lamell, Paul Eckel

Wrestling Club [NEW CLUB]

The goal of the Wrestling Club is to promote participation in the sport of wrestling at UCC by students, faculty and staff. The club meets Friday at 4 p.m. in the Mat Room (PE 14). 
Student Representative: Mark Hamel 
Adviser: Mick Davis- Contact 

Creating a New Club

The process for starting a new club:

  1. Complete the Club Petition form. You will need 30 signatures from students who are currently enrolled in 3 or more credits. You will need to identify a student who will serve as the club representative (or contact).
  2. Identify a Club Advisor and have them review and sign the petition and the Club Advisor Agreement
  3. Develop a Constitution and/or Bylaws for your Club. You may use the template provided or review the handout on how to develop one of your own
  4. Submit (1) (2) and (3) to Anthony Terra, ASUCC Public Relations Officer.
  5. Attend the ASUCC Student Leadership Team meeting, where your Club Petition form will be reviewed. ASUCC Student Leadership Team meets every Monday at noon in the Administration Building Board Room.
  6. Once approved, you will need to meet with Marjan Coester, Director for Student Life, for a club orientation.

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