Lorain County Community College offers an assortment of clubs and organizations on campus. Membership in most of these clubs and organizations are open to any student.
Club Chartering-Start a New Club
If you have a certain passion about something and want to create a place for like-minded students to come together to socialize, share ideas, and work toward common goals, then you might consider starting a club at LCCC. This Club Chartering Packet, available from Student Life, contains step-by-step information on the process, which includes all necessary documents and supplementary information. Before you go any further however, please look at the active and inactive clubs & organizations listed below or come to the Student Life desk to discuss your club ideas, as there may already be one similar to the club you wish to start.
Club Reactivation (any inactive club/organization)
From semester to semester, some student clubs/organizations become inactive, due to student graduating, lack of student interest, or failure to maintain active club status. Any current LCCC/UP student may reactivate a club by completing the Club Reactivation Packet available in Student Life.
If you feel inspired to revitalize the club, we encourage you to do so!
How to connect to Clubs and Organizations
If you are interested and want more information on specific clubs/organizations you can contact them by the emails listed below. If there is not an email listed or the club/organization has not responded to you, contact Student Life for assistance and to get the club/organization status. We can be reached at:
Student Life Information Desk located on the 2nd floor of College Center (CC206)
Please note: clubs/organizations may be on break or have become inactive.
Active Student Clubs
The purpose of the Anime Society of LCCC will be to provide its members with quality entertainment in the form of Anime (Japanese Animation) films, as well as other forms of Asian and occasional Western Pop cinema. Also Anime Society intends to hold presentations and workshops in order to educate interested parties from LCCC and the surrounding communities, the art, style, culture, history and lifestyles found in both anime and anime fandom.
Asexual and Aromantic Community & Education Club (AACE @ LCCC)
The purpose of the Asexual and Aromantic Community & Education Club is to create a sense of community within the asexual and aromantic communities at LCCC, to educate others about these identities, and provide a safe, supportive, welcoming, and validating community for people who identify on the asexual and/or the aromantic spectrum and those in the process of understanding their own identities.
The Club also increases awareness, acceptance, and visibility of the asexual and aromantic umbrellas on campus and in community-wide events.
Care Club (formerly known as Students In Recovery)
The purpose of Students in Recovery is to provide support to the LCCC and UP students who have difficulties with addiction and/or have a family member or friend with any addiction related issues, to provide educational resources and awareness to students in need about recovery, and to provide opportunities for students with alcohol, drug, and other addictive behavior to meet in a safe and confidential environment where they can interact with those who are actively involved with the recovery community.
For more information on the Caring Advocates for Recovery Education (CARE Center-BU113D) call extension 4848.
Coalition For Christian Outreach (CCO)
The purpose of the CCO at LCCC is to transform college students to transform the world. We call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives, including their academic studies and vocational pursuits, such that they become a blessing to the people and community around them.
The purpose of Gamers’ Paradise is to create and maintain a positive social environment at LCCC, providing students and community members with social and recreational options and to foster a positive experience on campus.
LCCC Students for Life
LCCC Students for Life members work to save lives threatened by induced abortion, euthanasia, and the destruction of human embryos for research. In furtherance of these goals, members seek to promote respect for life at LCCC and on a local, state, and national level, to educate on life issues, to help those in need so that life is a promising choice, and to work with others who share common goals.
To give emotional support for students with disabilities both physically and mentally. To give teaching lessons amongst each other, to have a closer relationship and be an in between service between the Accessibility (Disability Office) and personal life of each student. Provide resources are unique students to a person needs in times of distress. For students to talk on about their problems if they need too. To have students Soar with added value to overcome obstacles and have a more sustainable experience and future.
The purpose of the Multicultural Club will be to explore and promote an increased understanding of various cultures of the world among the students of Lorain County Community College. Members of the club will have the opportunity to better their leadership abilities through their participation. The club will collaborate with other clubs, as well as the Faculty, teachers, and students of this college to achieve these ends. The activities of the club will extend beyond the college to the community.
The PRIDE Club (People Respecting Individual Diversity Everywhere) encourages people to be open about who they are and accepting of who others are. The club does fundraising for AIDS, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, and other organizations in need. The club holds weekly meetings to discuss outings and special community events to encourage individual diversity.
Thrive is a Christian group seeking to provide a spiritual environment for students, united in friendship and fellowship by their faith. Also, through heartfelt worship, group Bible study, meaningful friendships, and service opportunities, Thrive will serve to be a place where LCCC students can grow and thrive in the faith, hope, love and life of Jesus Christ.
Active Student Organizations
American Society For Microbiology (ASM)
The purpose of this organization shall be to promote student interest and further improve the quality of the Microbiology program at Lorain County Community College, to promote high school student interest in microbiology and their attendance at Lorain County Community College, to provide aid for students in Microbiology at Lorain County Community College with respect to academic curriculum, research, and employment, to promote student participation in local, state, and national ASM meetings, and to provide community services.
Boom Radio (formerly known as Duck Radio)
LCCC Radio – A student-operated internet radio station operating 24 hours a day and offering programs to satisfy many different music tastes. There is some DJ positions for students interested in learning the trade.
We also provide musical entertainment for various campus events activities.
The Collegian is the LCCC student newspaper. The membership is open to any student with an interest in writing, editing, or photography.
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Lorain County Community College
The NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our NSLS chapter at Lorain County Community College was started in 2020. Our local chapter is part of the national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members.
Students are selected based on exemplary academic achievement. As of 2021 we have 444 members who have access to more than $400,000 in scholarships, an exclusive NSLS job board and a personalized letter of recommendation.
The NSLS leadership program teaches the interpersonal skills that employers seek to give you an edge in the job market. Hear directly from current members as they share how their experience has changed their life.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
An honorary society interested in promoting academic achievement and fellowship. It is open to both male and female students. Application procedures and induction ceremonies are held in the fall and spring. The purpose of Phi Pi shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among community/junior college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Pi shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Physical Therapy Assistant Association (PTA)
Provides insight into the field through various activities and promotes education and awareness within the members, the campus and the community. Membership in the PTAA is open to any Student at LCCC. Future Plans- To continue with community outreach and education by participating in health fairs for community members.
Psi Beta Honor Society
The purpose of the Psi Beta Chapter is to serve as a means of national recognition of the student’s early interest in and dedication to the field of psychology and to scholastic achievement. Opportunities are provided to become acquainted with and involved with the larger field of psychology. The club offers a forum for developing one’s perspective about psychology and for building a sense of community and identity with others in the field. The club also provides the following opportunities: enhanced leadership skills, student/faculty interaction outside the classroom, research that is encouraged, and programs and services that will benefit the campus and the community.
S.A.L.U.T.E. Veterans National Honor Society (LCCC Chapter) – formerly known as Veterans Club
The mission of S.A.L.U.T.E. is to recognize and honor the service and academic achievements of student veterans and is dedicated to encouraging excellence in scholarship, research, and leadership as well as continued service to the community.
Student Chapter of the American Dental Hygienists Association (SCADHA I & II)
The purpose of SCADHA I and II is to promote overall community oral health and education by providing the community with dental hygiene services and education to comply with the American Dental Hygiene Association’s mission statement which is “To improve the public’s total health, the mission of ADHA is to advance the art and science of dental hygiene. We work to: Ensure access to quality oral health care; increase awareness of the cost-effective benefits of prevention; promote the highest standards of dental hygiene education, licensure, practice and research; represent and promote the interests of dental hygienists.”
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA)
The purpose of SOTA is to raise awareness of the occupational therapy profession and the program, as well as provide a support base for the members of the classes.
Student Nursing Association (SNA)
Student Nurse Association functions to have direct input into the demands of nursing education, with influence on health care and practice. Satellite student associations are also at Firelands BGSU. The purpose of SNA is to prepare, organize and present programs of social, cultural, recreational, and educational benefit to our fellow nursing students, the Student Body, and the community.
The Student Senate is a seven-member legislative assembly that allows members of the student body to have a voice in the affairs that affect their everyday college lives. They can be elected and/or appointed. Elections are held each spring. The Student Senate exists to serve the students of LCCC. The Senate serves as a liaison between students and the administration, by bringing the viewpoints, interest, opinions, concerns, issues and suggestions of the students. This ensures that the administration can make informed decisions about institutional facilities, practices, and curriculum. The Student Senate organizes events, activities, and projects and that improve the quality of campus life. In addition, the Senate is responsible for the chartering of new student clubs and organizations. Student Senate general meetings are open all students to attend.