All student organizations of Dominican College operate under the support of the Student Government Association. Each club has an advisor with the general responsibility of serving as a resource person. Activities and student functions are approved through the Student Activities Office and the Director of Student Activities.
The chartered clubs and organizations on campus are:
Anime & Gaming Club
The mission of the Anime & Gaming Club is to give the Dominican College community the best representation to provide them with the information about geek culture. We provide them with a dedication to the highest quality of member satisfaction delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, fun, individual pride, and community spirit.
Aquin Players (Drama Society)
The purpose of the Aquin Players Drama Society of Dominican College is to enrich and promote the performing arts within higher education. As a club we strive to pursue greatness within each and every one of our members whether they are performing on stage or behind the curtains. Aquin is a family which puts on the yearly Spring Musical. Every year, our productions reach a new and heightened level of talent. Overall, our purpose is to not only put on an amazing show but to also promote a love for the arts as well as promoting self-confidence, self-respect, and a sense of unity among our Dominican College Community.
The Biology Club is a forum for all biology students to socialize and identify with the Biology Department, to attend events that will help the students decide their profession and to attend field trips that are both social and educational.
Black Student Union
The Black Student Union strives to unite all students through black culture. Our mission is to educate our student body on the different perspectives of the black community.
Charger Activities Board (CAB)
CAB is a student-run organization that plans a broad range of events and programs to educate and entertain the entire college community. This organization gives students an opportunity to get involved, be creative, organize and plan events, develop leadership skills and become known on campus. We strive to unify the campus, instill a sense of school pride, and inspire students to become an active part of their community and make the most of their college experience.
This organization is involved with outreach and community service programs, retreats, spiritual and prayer experiences and memorial services around campus. They also help plan the Interfaith Services held before Commencement, the Commencement Mass, and the annual Blood Drives.
Caribbean Dance Crew
The Caribbean Dance Crew is a student led dance team. Through unification, we develop a strong foundation and demonstrate persistence and dedication. We adhere to the diversity of the community and provide education behind the various cultures which we represent and the origins of where the dances derive. Through our performances we help build our Charger spirit at every event where we are present. We focus on creating a unique and challenging environment that brings both experienced and new dancers together. We provide a haven for the members to express themselves through the art of dance as well as an opportunity for socialization and leadership. We create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and excitement at every event.
Commuter Connections Council
This club is exclusive to commuters as both a resource and a support system. The goal of the club is to help commuters feel like fully integrated members of the College community by increasing their knowledge of the activities, resources and opportunities that are open to all students, while being sensitive to the particular issues pertaining to the commuter population.
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club seeks to broaden its members’ understanding and familiarity with the three major components of the criminal justice system–police, courts, and corrections–by organizing and conducting seminars, demonstrations, field trips, and sponsoring guest speakers and presentations from local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies. The Criminal Justice Club will consist of students in a wide variety of majors; any student who is interested in Criminal Justice is strongly encouraged to join. The Criminal Justice club will be fun, informational, and active throughout the school year.
DC Dance Team
DC Dance Team is committed to encouraging all dancers to strive for excellence and enjoy the journey along the way. We believe each dancer has the ability to increase her/his physical, emotional and intellectual well-being through our dance program. DC Dance Team promotes strong self-confidence, self-respect, discipline and appreciation through the fine arts of dance. We inspire every dancer for find the creativity inside herself/himself as “we dance to tell a story” each year.
DC Car Club
The Debating Society is a co-curricular student organization dedicated to the advancement of reasoned discourse in public life. The club provides students with a positive, nurturing forum in which to develop critical thinking skills and effective communication skills as well as leadership and social enrichment opportunities. Membership in the Society also provides students the chance to compete in intercollegiate debating tournaments as part of the Public Forum Debate League. At its most basic level, the Society is designed to be a leader of academic excellence on campus as well as to provide enrichment to the college experience for all who become members of the team.
DC Equal Access Club
The DC Equal Access Club’s mission is to promote the full social, economic, and political inclusion of people with disabilities in the Dominican College community.
Habitat for Humanity
This club exists to collaborate with Habitat for Humanity, the international organization committed to eliminating poverty housing around the world, to build, educate, advocate, and fundraise. Students have the opportunity to work on building sites as the local chapter makes dates available.
Latin Dance Team
The Latin Dance Team’s purpose is to practice and learn the art of Hispanic dance. Members will be able to express themselves through dance while also being able to socialize and impact the lives of each other as well as the community through community service. Our goal is to continue as a team with confidence, creativity, rhythm, self-esteem, technique, and an appreciation of Hispanic music and dance.
The mission of Latinos Unidos is to raise cultural awareness to the Latinos in the community through social and educational, services and advocacy. All services and advocacy serve to confront and address the many challenges that are faced. They are about the celebration and education of Latino culture.
Love Your Melon
Love Your Melon is an apparel brand, sold by college students, with a mission to give every child a hat/beanie who is battling cancer. We, as a club on campus, want to pull together as a community and school to make sure that we fulfill the mission to give every child a hat who is unfortunately battling cancer. The club participates in other support activities, including fundraising, awareness, and visits to those who are sick.
Pitches and Cream A Cappella Group
Our mission is to enhance the music and art experience of the students at Dominican College.
Stimulate interest and engagement in fun activities that promote peer affiliation, psychological well-being, multiculturalism, and a sense of belongingness to the Dominican College community.
Public Speaking Club
Radio DC- “The Voice”
The Student Radio Station of Dominican College is the web-based radio station that plays an eclectic mix of music and talk. The station operates through the Communication Studies Program and offers students media and entertainment experiences. Student-leaders design a program schedule for the campus that runs seven days a week. You can listen to The Voice by clicking here .
Rotaract’s mission is to ensure everyone feels like a part of something. We work together locally & internationally. Club relies on members & committees to achieve our goals. “Mission of Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill & peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, alleviation of poverty.”
Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC)
This group is comprised of student athletes. Each DC Team has a representative. Their purpose is to enhance the total student-athletic experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student-athlete image.
Student Government Association (SGA)
The Student Government Association is the official representation of the student body. SGA consists of the Executive Branch: the President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary and the Representatives Branch: 4 Class Presidents and 4 Class Vice Presidents (one of each for each class). Student Government’s objectives are: 1. to act as the official representative of Dominican College students in all matters that relate to them as DC students in particular and college students in general; 2. to strive for mutual cooperation and understanding among students, faculty and administrators; 3. to approve charters and budgets submitted by clubs and organizations, provided these charters comply with the guidelines stated in the Student Government Constitution; 4. to help plan a cultural and social calendar that will meet the varied needs and desires of the College community.
Student Nursing Association of Dominican College (SNADC)
The purpose of the Student Nurses’ Association of Dominican College (SNADC) is to create awareness of the nursing studies in all aspects and unite all nursing students of all level and programs of the nursing major at Dominican College. We provide guidance and support to all nursing peers assuming the nursing major. Our mission is to also support charitable causes and events as future registered nurses.
Social Work Club
The SW Club comes together to plan events that involves members with the larger regional, national and global community around topics that explore social problems. They also plan a Social Work Community Day and attend workshops. Most members are Social Work majors, but the club is open to everyone: All majors are welcomed.
Ultimate Frisbee Club
To promote the sport of Ultimate Frisbee through competitive and enjoyable games. It is an opportunity for friends and students to get together to build leadership, initiative, and teamwork among the members of the team while playing Frisbee and build integrity regardless of skill level.
Uniting Students Culture (USC)
Uniting Students Culture (USC) is a culturally diverse club where we enrich the mindset of students on campus by discussing the different standpoints of individuals. Our goal is to help students by showcasing and celebrating different traditions within their culture. Through service we will link our students into the community. We will help students develop a sense of identity, community, and pride.
To perform poetry for the student body and to give club members a chance to perform and perfect their art form. In doing this we give club members a sense of belonging, accomplishment, and community in sharing their words with the Dominican community.
* List is subject to change each semester.