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All registered student organizations

For additional information, please contact Liz Weise at ewweise1@ccis.edu or 573-875-7834. The organizations listed on this page are hosted on the main campus in Columbia, Missouri. If you attend one of our nationwide campuses you may contact your campus location to find out if there are any organizations available to join.

Art Club

The Columbia College Art Club is an organization that encourages appreciation for art within the art department, on our campus, and in the Columbia Community.

Contact Email: nlear@ccis.edu 

Black Student Coalition

The purpose of the Black Student Coalition is to create a safe space where conversations about black culture can be initiated through education and bring to light the social, economic, political, and educational pressures faced by black students at Columbia College and within the Columbia community. The BSC will also strive to cultivate a culture where blackness is appreciated and celebrated.
Contact email: blackstuco@gmail.com

Chess Club

The purpose of the Chess Club is to encourage the development of a chess community and a chess culture at Columbia College. We believe that a Chess Club constitutes a strategic platform for fostering sociability among students while stimulating intellectual growth. Faculty and staff will also be welcome to participate in all chess events.

Contact email: amauxion@ccis.edu

Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship

The purpose of Chi Alpha is to be a community of passionate Christian college students at Columbia College. We strive to dedicate ourselves to telling the campus about the love and life-changing power of Jesus Christ. We believe that reaching and making disciples will result in positive world change.

Contact Email: columbiaxa@gmail.com
Facebook: CC Chi Alpha

Collegiate DECA

Collegiate DECA is an active organization that promotes students who are currently pursuing a degree in the field of business, finance, marketing or management. Collegiate DECA members have the opportunity to illustrate their knowledge through state and national competitive events designed to enhance practical skills and experience in a diversity of business careers. Collegiate DECA is a proactive organization that focuses on building self-esteem and ethical business practices; it is also committed to community service and development activities.

Contact email: CougarsDECA@gmail.com
Facebook: Columbia College Collegiate DECA

Columbia College A Cappella Society

Columbia College A Cappella Society is a club designed and initiated for the sole purpose of encouraging and facilitating the organization of musical composition and performance by various student music ensembles.

Facebook: Columbia College A Cappella Society
Contact email: ngmoore@ccis.edu

Columbia College Prism Pride

The purpose of Prism Pride is to educate and build the community, and to offer moral support and resources for all individuals who are in need or may be questioning their sexual or gender orientation. We will create a positive image of LGBTQIA+ students through education, resources, and social events while helping students in building a positive self-image and achieving personal, educational, and other goals.

Facebook: Columbia College Prism Pride
Contact email: jamarron1@cougars.ccis.edu

Columbia College Student-Missouri State Teachers Association - TEACH

This group's purpose as an MSTA chapter at Columbia College main campus is to promote professional ideals and purposes by establishing a group of like-minded students with the same basic goals to become professional educators, and to facilitate these goals by providing a structure through the MSTA organization with opportunities in personal and professional growth, community service, and leadership training.

Contact Email: lebradley@ccis.edu

Columbia College Student Veterans

The mission of the CCSV is to organize student veterans and other students so they can have a positive impact on their fellow members, the college and the community. 

Facebook: CC Student Veterans
Contact email: ccsv@cougars.ccis.edu

Committed and Serving Together

The purpose of CAST is to provide support and assistance through volunteer efforts to organizations and agencies in the Columbia community.

Contact email: castofficers@gmail.com

Computer Science Club

The Columbia College Computer Science Club exists primarily to further the cause of the Computer Science Department of Columbia College. It is dedicated to providing Columbia College students with opportunities whereby they can advance their knowledge of the different branches of computer and information sciences and get a hands-on experience with its various applications.

Contact email: yliow@ccis.edu

Cougars Prevention Team

The purpose of Cougars Prevention Team is to work alongside the Title IX program, counseling, and health services to bring about awareness and educate the Columbia College student body about prevention. The focus will be on alcohol, drugs, sexual violence, and mental health.

Contact Email: mrborgmeyer@ccis.edu

Criminal Justice Student Association

This association allows for those with an interest to learn about different aspects of the criminal justice field. This exposure comes in the form of various field trips and guest speakers. Issues dealing with the criminal justice field are pondered and discussed, and the association participates in a minimum of two community service activities each year. Membership is open to any student currently enrolled in Columbia College.

Contact email: jjcarrier@ccis.edu 

Drumline

The purpose of the Cougar Corps Drumline is to provide spirit and energy to school events, to encourage involvement in the Columbia College music programs, to increase attendance at athletic events, to integrate with other student organizations to improve school spirit, to enhance alumni pride, and to become a catalyst for student involvement in school events.

Contact email: nbmiller@ccis.edu

Elysium Players

Elysium Players encourages all students, faculty and staff at Columbia College to participate in the art of acting and the experience of theater.

Facebook: The Elysium Players
Contact email: ngmoore@ccis.edu

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a group organized for the benefit of the students on Columbia College’s campus. We know that college can be a tough time, so we are here to provide encouragement to fellow students by helping to strengthen the faith of those who attend and provide an opportunity to give Christian fellowship to all who desire it. The activities and devotionals will be geared mainly toward athletes, but all who wish to participate are more than welcome.

Contact email: mebrock1@ccis.edu

Forensic Science Student Association

FSSA provides students the opportunity to network with fellow forensic science students at the college and complement their learning through guest speakers and field trips.  

Contact email: mkmcpherson@ccis.edu

G.R.E.E.N. Team

The purpose of the G.R.E.E.N. Team (which stands for Global Resource Environmental Education Network) will be to educate not only our members about environmental topics and changes, but also our fellow students and faculty on campus, whether that includes educational excursions or helping beautify our communities.

Contact Email: cdharris3@cougars.ccis.edu

History and Political Science Club

The History and Political Science Club promotes historical conversations, scholarly knowledge, and a love for history within Columbia College and the outside community. 

Human Services Club

The purpose of the Human Services Organization is to promote fellowship, serve the community, and expand the knowledge and understanding of social issues.

Contact email: cchumanservicesclub@gmail.com

International Club

International Club is open to all students. Members take an active role in helping international students transition to American customs as well as student life at Columbia College. This group promotes diversity, culture, respect and understanding through programming, social activities and service projects at Columbia College and in the larger community.

Facebook: Columbia College International Club
Contact email: ccintclub@gmail.com

Missio Dei

Missio Dei is a group committed to knowing Jesus Christ, and to the advancement of his gospel through discipleship on the Columbia College campus. Our vision is to create a community of Christ-centered students devoted to each other and to making much of God's glory by being utterly satisfied in him.

Facebook: CC Missio Dei
Contact email: brennan@missiodeicomo.com

Mock Trial

The mission of the Mock Trial Association is to promote leadership, develop critical thinking, and gain experience and understanding of courtroom proceedings. The Mock Trial team provides experiences in the field of law while competitively representing Columbia College in inter-collegiate competitions.

Facebook: Columbia College Mock Trial Association
Contact email: cougarmock@gmail.com

Model United Nations

The Model UN of Columbia College promotes a better understanding and an interest in the function and processes of the United Nations. Members of the Model UN role play the part of a UN member state at a United Nations simulation that includes teams from colleges and universities nationwide. Members study the political positions and views of their selected country in depth.

Facebook: CC Model United Nations
Contact email: blkessel@ccis.edu

Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club

The Pre-Healthcare Professionals Club will provide a forum for a community of like-minded individuals to discuss and expand knowledge of the healing arts and to prepare its members for careers in associated fields.

Email: ecveit1@cougars.ccis.edu

Psychology & Sociology Club

Psychology and Sociology Club is open to all students who have an interest in psychology.  Its purpose is to make known and promote interest in the field of psychology and sponsor activities and gatherings for students interested in psychology.

Contact email: psychologyclub@cougars.ccis.edu

Red Cross Club

Guided by the fundamental principles of the American Red Cross and its mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors, the Columbia College Red Cross Club will learn, practice, and exemplify humanitarian values through mission-related service projects.

Contact email: sebarris1@cougars.ccis.edu

Residence Hall Association

The Residence Hall Association of Columbia College serves as the voice of students living in the residence halls, advocates for dining and hall facility improvements, and enhances the living experience of the residents.

Facebook: Columbia College RHA
Contact email: bwsappington@ccis.edu

The Royal Ping Pong Club

The Royal Ping-Pong Club at Columbia College aims to bring together Columbia College students, staff, and faculty who are interested in playing, watching, or learning more about the amazing sport of Ping-Pong, with the goal of helping members develop their Ping-Pong skills, and improving members' relationships with one another, and with other members of the Columbia College community.

Facebook: The Royal Ping Pong Club at Columbia College
Website: Columbia College Royal Ping Pong Club
Contact email: yliow@ccis.edu

The Salt Company Christian Fellowship

The Salt Company Christian Fellowship's mission is to help people know, love, and follow Jesus. Through the teaching of the Bible and student-led connection groups, the group deepens relationships with people and with God by encouraging community, loving others, and serving one another.

Facebook: The Salt Company Columbia
Contact Email: columbiasalt@gmail.com

Science Club

The mission of Science Club is to enhance and expand the knowledge and understanding of scientific issues. It is open to all Columbia College students.

Contact email: knstrodtman@ccis.edu

Student Government Association

The elected students of the Columbia College Student Government Association (SGA) exist to organize students' voices and positive actions into a unified representation of the student body and to convey viable solutions, ideas, and concerns to the institution.

Facebook: Columbia College Student Government Association
Website: Student Government Association
Contact email: ccsga@ccis.edu

Student Support Services Partnership

The purpose of SSSP is to assist the Student Support Services staff in its efforts to enhance student retention and graduation and provide leadership opportunities for SSS participants. SSSP is active in all aspects of SSS, including serving as peer advisors, and facilitating and supporting SSS activities, workshops, trips and cultural events.

Facebook: Columbia College Student Support Services
Contact email: studentsupport@ccis.edu

Students for Life

Students for Life stands for life and advocates for the unborn as much as possible. In addition to advocating for the pro-life viewpoint, we will also be a bright light of joy, friendliness, and compassion to all around us, no matter their views on this issue. We  stand for the right to life, not with our words but with our caring actions.

Facebook: Columbia College Students for Life
Contact email: bepeasel1@cougars.ccis.edu

Tech Entrepreneurship

The purpose of Tech Entrepreneurship is to help Columbia College students plan and execute their business ideas that require technical knowledge.

Contact email: troberts8@cougars.ccis.edu

The Pride

The purpose of The Pride is to increase involvement and attendance at Columbia College athletic events and functions, and increasing school spirit on our campus.

Contact Email: thepride1851@gmail.com

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