Clubs & Organizations
You can become involved in a wide variety of clubs while you are at Chemeketa. Clubs tend to be interest-based and can be academic, curriculum-related, activity-oriented, or special interest. Club-sponsored events include special lunches, dances, displays, trips, and arts and craft fairs.
American Sign Language (ASL)
American sign language club encourages a signing community on Chemeketa Campuses. Each of the clubs members are given the opportunity to understand and develop their understanding of the language and culture.
Arts of Mentoring
The mission of Arts of Mentoring is to get involved in both the local and campus community. We wish to help people in need by donating our time and/or resources. We will be participating in service learning projects, community service, and organizing drives and fundraisers. We would also like to assist students through the academic pipeline and encourage their participation in events.
Associated Students of Chemeketa (ASC)
The Associated Students of Chemeketa represent the voice of Chemeketa’s students by serving on the Chemeketa Board of Education, the Oregon Community College Student Association, the Presidential Advisory Council, the Diversity Advisory Council and other standing committees. They coordinate the Student Book Exchange, student forums, and other resource tools for the student's success and representation.
Earth Day Celebration/Club Fair—April 22
Arbor Day Service-April 25
Into the Quad—May 9 Service learning project at CCC Salem Campus
Into the Streets—May 30 Service learning outreach in the Salem community
The universe is a fascinating place! The astrology club makes a point to educate, illuminate, and cultivate interest in the examination of the practice of astrology.
Board Game Society
The goal set out by this club is to inform and educate students on the array of games that are not well known and focuses on learning the rules of unique and enchanting games.
Campus Ambassadors works to develop a community in which students have an opportunity to share, discuss, and deepen their relationship with Jesus. The club attracts a diverse collection of students who are equipped with the enlightenment to serve the community. Students' lives are transformed though their love of Jesus.
Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU)
The purpose of Cru is to promote Bible studies and fellowship activities.
CCC Mock Trial Team
The goal of this team is to improve each member’s self-confidence, analytical, organizational and public speaking skills though preparing for and participating in Mock Trial competitions.
Chemeketa Ceramics Club
Promotes cermics as a creative expression or profession. Provides a link between the ceramics department and the community. Fosters education and communication among artist.
Spring Craft Fair— May 7 from 9 am–4 pm
To promote higher education to high school students through mentoring, role modeling, tutoring and providing resource awareness.
The Feminist Club is looking to educate, inform, and encourage feminism and empowerment of women. This club works positively towards equality amongst all demographics.
Gay Straight Alliance for Awareness (GSA)
GSA advocates equality and social justice for the LGBT community, while working with other groups on LGBT political issues. GSA works to raise awareness and advocate for the change of attitudes around the culture of LGBT issues, and strives to achieve acceptance from the general public toward the LGBT community.
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
HOSA provides students with career ready opportunities in the health care industry and enhances the delivery of compassionate quality health care to help students prepare for the world of health care.
The purpose of this club is to bring the world to Chemeketa by having international students more involved in American life, creating cultural awareness and promoting cultural diversity.
The purpose of Juntos is to promote the Latin American culture, leadership development, community service, and higher education.
Law Enforcement Club
Law Enforcement Program Club is looking to gather students to communicate and share resources to strengthen, bond, and promote our program. The club trains students who are interested in an education in Law Enforcement as well as providing them opportunities to share their knowledge in the community.
OIT Dental Hygiene Club
This club is an opportunity for dental hygiene students to be involved in planning professional events and activities pertaining to the dental field.
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
The PTK promotes scholarships, the development of leadership service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of this college.
Spring Induction Ceremony—April 24, 2014
This club aims at providing an open, student driven forum for the discussion of current and classic research in the field of psychology.
Robotics, Rocket and Radio
This is a club where students get the chance to interact with gadgets such as robots, rockets and radio. Not only will participants build these mechanisms, but they will analyze and understand the physics and technology behind their projects.
Student Nurse Organization (SNO)
The purpose of SNO is to support the success of nursing students as well as give them leadership opportunities in the medical profession.
Students for Sensible Drug Policies (SSDP)
SSDP provides the Chemeketa Community College campus community and the Salem public with informative and educational information about current drug policy reform in the United States. The club consists of free and open conversations about drugs and drug reform, as well as promoting appropriate progress through education.
Our environment is very important! The sustainability club advocates and educates the Chemeketa campus about sustainable practices being implemented right here in the community and surrounding areas.
Supports the needs of the veteran community at Chemeketa
Wine Studies Club
The wine study curriculum attracts a forum for like-minded, over 21 students who are interested in learning about wine. Also, students who participate will have the opportunity to network and discuss wine.
The purpose of Writers Anonymous is to console, support, affirm, and inform all types of writers within the community. Club days consist of students sharing their creative writings as well as exploring written works from all genres.
For questions on how to start or reactivate a club as well as checklists, policies, and forms for daily club operations, you may e-mail or call Adam Holden at 503.365.4764. You may also stop by the Student Retention & College Life office in Building 2, Room 176.