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A Cappella Society

CCAS is a great place for anyone on CCSU's campus that loves to sing! The purpose of the Central Connecticut State University A Cappella Society shall be to promote the sharing of a love of music with the student body; to further the creation and learning of a cappella music through different performing ensembles; And, to encourage students of all majors to participate in musical activities.



Accounting Society

The Accounting Society holds meetings to exchange information about the accounting profession. To Educate students about Accounting and professional development by bringing in CPAs' and professional business leaders.



Active Minds

Active Minds is a national organization that looks to promote wellness and works to reduce the stigma that often surrounds mental health.



Actuarial Science Club (ASC)

The actuarial science club was created in 2011 with the purpose of exchanging information, promoting activities related to actuarial science, and unification of students interested in the career.



Africana Students Organization (ASO)

The purpose of the Africana Students Organization (AS0) shall be to promote a sense of awareness of African culture on the CCSU campus through events, empowerment discussions, and support systems; to further educate the people of CCSU on the different cultures that constitute the continent of Africa and the issues that concern us; and, to encourage positive conceptions of African cultural background and the African Diaspora.



Albanian Student Organization

Pershendetje! Albanian Americans will meet every week to talk about culture and current events that relate to Albanians. Happy 100th anniversary of our country's independence!



American Choral Directors Association (ACDA)

The CCSU chapter of the American Choral Directors Association is dedicated to fostering music appreciation to the CCSU student body and surrounding communities.



American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Civil Engineers, CCSU Chapter, provides support for Civil Engineering and Civil Technology students that augments the educational programs for the development of professional autonomy in the field.



American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The purpose of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers shall be to promote and enhance the technical competency and professionalism in students; to further enhance the leadership skills and contributions to local society; and, to encourage students' and members' contributions to the well-being of humankind. 



Anthropology Club

A club dedicated to fostering Anthropology - the holistic, integrative scientific study of the human species (Feder & Park, 2001) - at CCSU. Active participation in discussion, field, volunteer, and lab work, was well as field trips to important local archeological sites and museums of Natural History.



Archaeological Society (C.C.S.U.A.S.)

This organization explains the fundamental concepts methodology in practicing archaeology, raises awareness for the cultural significance of archaeological sites in Connecticut, and allows students to get hands-on experience in applied archaeology.



Art Club (Central Artists)

The Central Artists endeavor to develop an appreciation of all art forms such as painting, sculpting, handicrafts, drawing, ceramics, and photography through discussions, lectures, exhibits, trips, and workshops. Also, to create a supportive



Association of Technology, Management & Applied Engineering (ATMAE)

The ATMAE Student Chapter helps students develop professional skills and contacts, get to know fellow students and faculty, work on campus and community projects, compete in ATMAE competitions, and socialize.



Athletic Trainers Association

The Athletic Trainers Association strives to give athletic training students greater knowledge of emergency first aid to post-injury rehabilitation through guest lecturers, symposiums, films, and clinics.



Best Buddies

“To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.” We do this at the college level by matching college student volunteers in mutually enriching friendships with persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.



Biology Club

Biology Club promotes interest in biological sciences by planning field trips, inviting guest speakers, and obtaining sources of vocational information.



Black Student Union (BSU)

Black Student Union (formerly the Organization of African & African American Student) seeks to develop a black consciousness at CCSU and to improve the cultural and social development of black students in relationship to their past and future.  It hopes to promote social unity and intellectual fellowship among those of African heritage.



Blue Devil Riders (BDR)

This a club for motorcycle enthusiasts and riders at CCSU.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)

The purpose of our organization is to promote the benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the students, to further awareness of the Brazilian Jiu-Jistu to the central community, as well as encourage fitness, self-discipline, and respect and stress relief.



Caducean Club

Caducean (Pre-Health) Club assists students planning careers in preliminary and allied health fields, and seeks to provide a forum for scientific discussion and a health career information center.



CAN Central Activities Network (CAN)

Central Activities Network (C.A.N.) is the major entertainment and student programming body at CCSU. C.A.N. is a volunteer student organization; students involved plan nearly 200 events each year! Follow us on twitter at @canccsu!



CCSU Student Nurses Association (SNA)

OUR PURPOSE: To assemble and maintain a close-knit community for nursing and pre-nursing students attending Central Connecticut State University which provides a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. To offer opportunities for nursing students to enhance their education, clinical skills, and research in all disciplines of nursing. To encourage character building that is fundamental to the nursing profession.  Such characteristics including but not limited to: leadership development, communication skills, care giving, teaching, and advocating. To provide a forum for open discussion on topics, which are relevant to the nursing profession, (be it local, national or global) for the purpose of active engagement within the community appropriate to present circumstances.



Central Car Club

Celebrating its 12th anniversary, this "enthusiasts" club exists to provide a forum for the sharing of knowledge and ideas concerning anything automotive. A focus is placed on motor sports and design. C3 is the largest collegiate automotive club in the Northeast, with over 50 active members, and a strong alumni following. We host two car shows, one in the fall and one in the spring, and we also attend events on a national basis. In the past, we have had trips to both the NYIAS and SEMA shows, and we also frequent local events, such as cruise nights, drag days, and autocross competition. Any student enrolled at CCSU is welcome to join, and we look forward to seeing you!



Central Club Baseball (CCB)

This club is dedicated to the men AND women who want to prove their skills on the baseball field. We participate in a fall and spring semester baseball league.



Centrals Organization for Latin American Dance Awareness (COLADA)

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote Latin American music through participation and attendance in weekly dance classes offered by students on campus; to further the understanding and awareness of the Latin American culture through music, dance, and movement.  To educate others of the various types and styles of music and dance in the Latin American culture; and, to encourage all students of all different ethnic backgrounds to participate in a cultural group and learn more about the Latin American culture and its various characteristics. In effect, to help enrich campus life and its surrounding communities with eye shocking choreographed routines and free social dance lessons. We teach various styles of dance including but not limited too: Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Bomba, Plena, Cha- cha, and Tango.

Centrals Organization for Latin American Dance Awareness (COLADA)


Chemistry Club (CCCC)

Chemistry Club promotes group activities and discussions in the field of chemistry. It opens up work and graduate school opportunities to help prepare for the students professional future. It allows for bonding and interaction to share a common interests.



Chi Upsilon Sigma National Latin Sorority, Inc. (CUS)

We are a Sisterhood of all ethnicities and heritages. Our common calling is a respect for one another and the ideals of our Founding Mothers, rooted in individuality, loyalty, pride, Womanhood, and appreciation of our cultures and all its aspects.



Chinese American Students Association

The Chinese Students Association is an undergraduate student-run campus club, which educates Chinese culture through various activities and events. Our goal is to expand the communication between Chinese students and local friends; to experience some of the rich aspects Chinese culture as well as to introduce & integrate cultures of other origins.

It is encouraged to promote school diversity; to engage new students to be involved and to experience life in the United States of America. The purpose of this club is to educate certain aspects of Chinese culture. In order to do this in an interesting way, we will be forming a trip to Chinatown, watch Chinese films, cooking together or eating out at authentic Chinese restaurants (a great opportunity to use chopsticks), & learning key components of the languages that are spoken throughout the main land of China.



Christian Students at Central (CSAC)

Christian Students at Central (CSAC) provides all students the opportunity to learn Bible truths, enjoy on-going fellowship, to know how to live a practical Christian life, and to bring the good news of Jesus Christ as Savior.



College Democrats

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the philosophy and purpose of the Democratic Party; to further the pursuit of issues of concern to members of the Democratic Party; and, to encourage the participation of college students in Democratic Party affairs.



College Republicans

The purpose of this organization shall be: to make known and promote the principles of the Republican Party among members of the School campus and community; to aid in the election of Republican candidates at all levels of government; to encourage and assist in the organization and active functioning of the Republican Party at local, state, and national levels;  and to develop political skills and leadership abilities among Republican students as preparation for future service by them to the party and the community.



Collegiate National Association for Music Education (CNAfME)

The National Association for Music Education, Chapter 845, encourages the highest standards in music education at CCSU and instills in its members awareness of the music educator's important role and responsibility toward enrichment of music education.



Communication Club

Mission Statement: To continue our learning process and in doing so inspire others. To promote a community of growth, acceptance, and reward. To build a foundation for future members. To build and nurture deep relationships with businesses, professionals, and each other.  To graduate Central Connecticut State University with opportunities of achievement and excellence. To love what we do.



Construction Management Club

The goals of the Construction Management Club (formerly AGC-Associated General Contractors, CCSU Student Chapter) promotes the study of construction and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas; to familiarize the campus public with the professional character of the construction industry; to expand the student member’s knowledge of the construction industry and practices; and, to promote communications between student members and contractors.



Criminal Justice Club

The purpose of this organization is to promote the study of Criminal Justice; to further the education and advancement of Criminal Justice students; and, to encourage awareness and involvement in the Criminal Justice community.



Dance Club (Dance Team)

The CCSU Dance Team performs at all home football games, men's basketball games, and women's basketball games. They dance and participate in on campus events such as pep rallies, open house, and freshmen orientation. They also compete locally.




DanCentral encourages student participation in creative dance performances with specific emphasis on modern dance.



Design Club

The club that revolves around the world of fashion and the creative minds who live in it!



Deuces Wild

The objective of the Deuces Wild Club is to produce an amusing and comical weekly newsletter for CCSU students.



Devils Den @ 10pm (DD10PM)

Our mission is to create fun, alternative, late night activities for Central Connecticut State University students on a consistent basis.



Ebony Chorale Ensemble (Ebony)

Ebony Chorale Ensemble seeks to develop an African-American consciousness at CCSU and to improve the cultural and social development of students through music and cultural enlightenment.



Economics Club

Economics Club encourages student involvement and research in economic problems and seeks to promote a further understanding of the world of economics.



Education Club

Education Club provides peer assistance to students in the Education department and encourages social and pre-professional interaction among student members. The Education Club also provides students with experience with children at the elementary and secondary levels. 



Equestrian Club

The purpose of the Equestrian Club shall be to promote equestrian sports, general knowledge, and proper horse care; to further the availability of equestrian sports to the CCSU community; and, to encourage active participation in the sport.



Exercise Science Club

Gives exercise science students the opportunity to come together and allows students to explore the field by attending national and regional meetings and workshops; networking with professors and exercise science professionals; promoting health on campus; obtaining hands-on experience through workshops and guest lecturers; and finding options to obtain certifications.



Fencing Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote martial arts in the safest way possible, to further knowledge and skills in the sport of fencing, and to encourage sportsmanship and competition among students.



Film Club (FCCSU)

The Film Club's mission is to unite students and the community through the medium of film.



Finance Association

The Finance Association is a premier academic club for those current students of Finance and Finance Alumni of The Central Connecticut State University. We promote a deep fellowship among members, strive for the intellectual advancement of our members.



Food For Thought: CCSU Book Club (Book Club)

CCSU's 1st Book Club! We read books, stories, and plays and eat foods that are thematically related to what we read. We encourage deep in-depth discussion on cultural and human themes of what we read.



French Club (le Cercle Francais)

French Club (le Cercle Francais) is for those students interested in learning more about the culture of France and other francophone countries. Activities include films, food nights, music, cultural field trips, and informal conversation.



Friends of Earth (FoE)

The purpose of FoE shall be to promote interest and activities in the earth sciences with an emphasis on geology, meteorology, and astronomy; to further education in the earth sciences on campus and in the community; and to encourage an understanding of Earth processes.



German Club

The CCSU German Club is a friendly group of students interested in everything German: culture, language, history, music, film, etc.! Please feel free to visit us on Facebook (CCSU German Club).



Golden Key International Honour Society

Golden Key is a mission focused, values based and demographics driven organization.  With 31 years of rich tradition, Golden Key remains committed to scholarship, career development, leadership and service. Our mission defines who we are; our core values provide us guidance in executing our activities; and our history reminds us that nearly two million members are counting on us to shape the future through our strategic planning process. Mission: To enable members to realize their potential. Vision: Golden Key is the world's premier honor society. We recognize academic excellence and provide tangible value to our members, advisors and partners while positively impacting their lives and society. Values: Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Diversity, Excellence, Engagement.



Graduate Student Association (GSA)

Graduate Student Association, through its constituent Graduate Student Advisory Council, provides a forum to express opinions, fosters awareness of graduate student positions, and provides for the general welfare of graduate students, programs activities or graduate students, and allocates and expends funds within its authority.  Full-time graduate students are eligible for active membership and part-time graduate students are eligible for associate membership having the same privileges except that of holding office.  More information can be obtained through the Graduate School Office in Barnard Hall or by contacting the GSA President at 832-1962



Graphic Design Club (GDC)

The Graphic Design Club is a new club dedicated to aspiring graphic designers at CCSU. Our mission is to encourage students to be creative with each other, to keep students informed of new technology development in the design field, and the professional design community. To provide additional resources in graphic design which will compliment their education through group activities, collaborative efforts, lectures, field trips, and social networking.




Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity strives to build affordable housing for low-income families throughout the world. Today, Habitat for Humanity has built more than 400,000 houses. The CCSU Campus Chapter assists on projects in the Hartford and New Britain areas.




Helix is the student literary and artistic journal, appearing one each semester. It is devoted to poetry, short fiction, plays, art, and belles-lettres. Contributions are invited from all members of the campus community.



Hillel Jewish Student Organization

Hillel Jewish Student Organization is dedicated to the development of a continued process of learning, awareness raising and strength building, as well as embracing being Jewish today. Hillel Jewish Student Organization meets regularly on campus.



Hip Hop Nation

Our Mission is to spread awareness of the culture and the life style of Hip-Hop. To educate students as well as our community, on how the hip hop culture affects the everyday life of the people all over the world. Teach how hip-hop is a culture, and show how hip-hop spread unity, love, and acceptance of diversity throughout the human race. It does this through dance, music, fashion, art, community service, and self-expression. To show that hip-hop is not just a music genera or dance, but it is emotion, passion, love, respect, drive, art, and the expression of the struggle of life.



History Club of CCSU (History Club)

An organization dedicated to the promotion of History as an academic and professional study.



Human (Multi) Powered Vehicle Club (MPVC)

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote teamwork, speed and endurance through a human powered vehicle; to further student education in the design and building of an aerodynamic, human powered vehicle; to encourage collaboration, teamwork and environmental awareness through the use of a human powered vehicle.



Ice Hockey Club

Ice Hockey Club encourages and promotes the sport of ice hockey, aids students to become better players, and schedules matches against other schools and clubs. The CCSU Ice Hockey Club competes within the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) in the Super East Collegiate Hockey League (SECHL) conference.



Insurance, Banking & Financial Services Club (IBFS )

The IBFS Club's purpose is to further the school of Business' IBFS Initiative and to organize students who are interested in pursuing a career in an IBFS related field.



Inter-Greek Council (IGC)

This organization has been established to advance Greek Life and in doing so to observe the highest social, moral and ethical standards which accompany life-long devotion to fraternity or sorority; to actively promote a public image consistent with the esteemed ideals and virtues of Greek Living.



International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

The IABC-CCSU Chapter is dedicated to building a bridge between the academic community and business communication professionals. This chapter provides opportunities for professional development and networking through the establishment of a forum for the development of professional skills in the communications field.  The members are committed to creating awareness of the importance of sound communications practices in both the business world and social environments.



Inter-Residence Council

Inter Residence Council is one of the four major student organizations on campus. In addition to a weekly meeting, IRC provides programs for students and works with administration to bring policy that provides residents a safe, fun and exciting campus!



Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (OPTF)

The purpose of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity is the development and perpetuation of scholarship, leadership, citizenship, fidelity and brotherhood.



Irish Student Union of CCSU (ISU)

A social organization designed to engage members of the CCSU community in a celebration of Irish culture and heritage.



Italian Club (CIAO Italian Club)

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the Italian culture and to help increase a student’s awareness of an increasingly diverse world; to further a student’s knowledge of the many different societies and to encourage students of all cultures to experience many different facets of the Italian culture.



Japanese American Cultural Club (JACC)

Japanese American Cultural Club, JACC, or "J-Club", is a club for all students who have in interest in Japan's traditional and modern culture. Come and learn about Japan's culture through a variety of organized activities and make some great friends



Karate Club

Karate Club is open to male and female students interested in karate, emphasizes physical and mental development, and represents CCSU at demonstrations, competitions, and tournaments.



Lambda Alpha Upsilon Fraternity Inc. (Lambda Alpha Upsilon)

Lambda Alpha Upsilon takes pride in being a selective fraternity, which allows Hermanos to form strong, familial bonds with each other. This allows our Brotherhood to grow into a powerful network of professionals, as we steadily expand to other regions of the country.



Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated (Lambda Theta Alpha)

The purpose shall be to provide a sisterhood based on unity, love, and respect. To develop strong leaders who will then provide and practice political, social and cultural activities. Promote unity through charitable and educational programs.






Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Incorporated (Lambda Theta Phi)

Lambda Theta Phi is a national, non-profit service/social Latino fraternity that emphasizes Latin unity and the celebration of the Latin culture. The membership also sponsors various cultural, educational and social events.



Latin American Student Organization (LASO)

LASO is the Latin American Student Organization of Central Connecticut State University. LASO is a volunteer student organization comprised of various members representing different communities and backgrounds.



LGBT Center at CCSU (LGBT Center)

Welcome to the LGBT Center at CCSU. We are located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center.  Please stop by and visit! Monday 10:30am - 8:30pm (closed 2:00 - 2:30pm), Tuesday 10:30am - 8:30pm (closed 12:30pm - 2:00pm and 4:30pm - 5:00pm), Wednesday 10:30am - 8:30pm, Thursday 10:30am - 8:30pm (closed 12:00pm - 2:00pm), Friday 10:30 - 6:00pm.



Lunar Exploration Club (LEC)

View Video Lunar Exploration Club is part of CCSU Clubs and Organization. The main goal of this club is to encourage students to gain a valuable team working experience and solve cutting edge engineering problems related to aerospace technique.



Management Information Systems Club

The purpose of the Management Information Systems (MIS) Club shall be to promote a better understanding in the study of MIS and related topics of interest in the field; to further the knowledge and abilities of students with special interest in MIS; and, to encourage MIS ethics and provide a standard knowledge base to the student body.



Marketing Club

The CCSU Marketing Club has big plans for this school year! We have been looking into different fundraising and charity activities as well as organizing events to benefit you and your college experience! Guest speakers will frequently be invited to discuss their business careers and inform students how they have used their major to obtain current and past jobs. Some guest speakers will have internship opportunities! We will also have guest speakers focusing on career-building tips such as resumes construction, interview guidelines, and professionalism. We would like to create a Central Connecticut State University American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter. With a membership to AMA, students (if desired) can compete in national competitions against other universities where teams are given a problem to resolve involving an actual company’s marketing needs.



Media Board

The purpose of this organization shall be advisory to all student-sponsored media at Central Connecticut State University including, but not limited to The Recorder (student newspaper), The Helix (literary magazine), and WFCS (student radio station).  The Board recognizes that its authority is derived from the Vice President of Student Affairs, through the President of the University.



Men's Lacrosse Club

Lacrosse Club promotes physical well-being and sportsmanship through intercollegiate competition in this sport.



Men's Rugby Club

To provide a well-administered and safe club which operates at the highest potential collegiate level while giving back to the CCSU community.



Mosaic Center

The MOSAIC Center is located on the second floor in the Student Center. The purpose of the center is to create a welcoming area for multicultural affairs. The center is a support system for all the cultural and religious groups. MOSAIC provides many resources for student organizations to take advantage of to help program events, discussions, and forums for the year. The MOSAIC center also participates in co-sponsorship with other clubs and organizations to help foster unity among the campus community.



Muslim Student Association

MSA’s mission is to create friendly relations between the Muslim and non-Muslim students on campus and to present Islam to the people of other faiths and cultures. Club membership is certainly not limited to the Muslims on campus-EVERYONE is encouraged to join!



NAACP - CCSU Chapter

To inform youth of the problems affecting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities; to advance the economic, educational, social and political status of African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities and promoting racial unity.



Natural Helpers

Peer Natural Helpers is a peer-to-peer support group whose mission is to provide wellness and prevention programs to CCSU students.



Neuroscience Club

The Neuroscience Club promotes a general understanding/awareness of neurology, furthers awareness of mental health issues and diseases and encourages unity between disciplines.



Newman Club

Newman Club fosters spiritual, intellectual, and social interests of Catholic students and assists the university and all of its students. It tries to exemplify the values of service and community that are so important to the foundation of Catholicism.


Off-Center Magazine (OCM)

Off-Center Magazine is CCSU's creative non-fiction/opinion forum on campus.



Outing Club

"The purpose of this organization shall be to promote, further, and encourage interest in the outdoors and respectful exploration into all that nature has to offer."



Paintball Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the sport Paintball at Central Connecticut State University; to further develop skills such as teamwork, and leadership; to encourage Paintball sport safety and creative thinking processes.



Pep Squad

Pep Squad performs dance routines at sporting events, campus social activities, talent shows, community presentations, and intercollegiate dance contests. We practice Sunday and Tuesday from 9-11 pm in Kaiser Dance Studio.



Phi Delta Theta Fraternity (Phi Delta Theta)

The purpose of this organization shall be to instill in all its members the high principles of The Bond of Phi Delta Theta and to attain an organized brotherhood that will assist all its members to conduct themselves, at all times, in accordance with the Phi Delta Fraternity provisions set forth in The Bond and The Code, Central Connecticut State University policies, and the ideals of rectitude, brotherhood and scholastic achievement.



Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority (Phi Sigma Sigma)

We are a dynamic sisterhood of powerful women fostering uncompromising principles, igniting positive change and embracing individuality. Our mission is to inspire the personal development of each sister and perpetuate the advancement of womanhood.



Philosophy & Debate Club (Philosophy Club)

The purpose of this organization is to provide an open forum for inclusive debate and discussion of philosophical issues. There will be debate and discussion on social and political issues in the context of Philosophical Ethics.



Physical Education and Health Fitness Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote health and fitness through exercise and lifestyle adjustment; to further the education of members (faculty, CCSU students, majors, etc.) with wellness information/knowledge; and, to encourage all involved (members, faculty, CCSU-students) to participate in wellness related activities.



Physics Club

Physics Club aims to enrich members' science background with speakers, special programs, field trips, GRE preparation and tours of physics oriented facilities.



Polish Club of CCSU (CCSU Polish Club)

Our club‘s purpose is to raise awareness about Polish traditions, customs, language, culture, history and Polish holidays among student of Central Connecticut State University. We want to accomplish that through travel and collaboration with other organization that support Polish heritage in the United States.  We wish to provide tutoring services for students who want to learn Polish language, history, and traditions about the country.  As a club we want to help charity organizations, especially Wielka Orkiestra Swiatecznej Pomocy (The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity) and Charitas Polska which are biggest and the most recognizable charity organizations in Poland.




PRIDE supports LGBT students on campus and provides educational and awareness programs for the entire campus community. We meet Wednesdays at 7:15pm in the 1849 Room of the Student Center. All are welcome! Please join us!!



Psychology Club (Psych Club)

Psychology Club is a student run organization that allows students to collaborate with each other to develop effective leadership, communication, and evaluation skills while pursuing the common interest of psychology. Through active participation, CCSU's Psychology Club strives to provide students with practical knowledge and experiences that will result in better-rounded students. It's goal is to help student-members enjoy their years at CCSU while effectively working towards graduation.



Public Policy Club (PPC)

The Public Policy club is a group that seeks to encourage open discussion of Public Policy.



RECentral (REC)

RECentral is a full service recreation department offering fitness classes, personal training, intramurals, club sports, aquatics programming, outdoor recreation activities, special events and open recreation. RECentral manages 3 fitness centers, Kaiser Annex (Bubble), a 37,000-sq. ft. recreational/athletic air-supported structure that houses tennis courts, fields for soccer, basketball and recreation. Students may also take advantage of the outdoor facilities to play tennis, basketball, and volleyball. As always our outdoor facilities are open for recreational and intramural use. Facilities can also be reserved for competitions, tournaments and special events. The facilities are open 6 days a week. All facilities and equipment are open to students, faculty and staff. No guests are allowed in facilities. Equipment is available for loan.



The Recorder

The Recorder is the weekly, student-run newspaper of Central Connecticut State University.



Riflery and Marksmanship Club

This club was formed to educate the CCSU community about firearms and the Second Amendment. We are Pro-Gun, Pro-Second Amendment and work towards educating people about how guns work and the history about them. We believe in concealed carry and the ability for people to protect them and no rely on others for their own safety. This club also believes that permit holders should be able to carry their concealed firearms onto college campuses and protect themselves against any danger. We welcome students to come to meeting and find out what we're all about. We encourage students to come out to a shoot and learn how to fire a gun and experience a night out at the range.



Running Club

A club where people can get together to run, either for recreation or competition.




The main focus of SAAC is to work together as students and athletes to give back to the community and to raise awareness of the things going on around us. We want less of a focus on athletes and more of a focus on the campus as a whole.




Welcome to SCHLOCK! We are the improvisation comedy club here on campus. We learn practice and teach improv comedy. We play short form and long form games aspiring to those who perform on Whose Line is it Anyway? and Upright Citizens Brigade. We also teach high school students and facilitate the CT Improv Olympiiix a statewide short form competition for high schools from all over CT. We also do a huge fundraiser for Laugh With Purpose, which raises money for the community to fight homelessness. COME PLAY AND HAVE FUN!



School of Business Student Advisory Council (SAC)

The purpose of the Students' Advisory Board shall be to promote the growth of the school (School of Business) and students through the voice of its product, students; to further continue the success of the school through the advancement and heightening of the students and faculty; and, to encourage growth and active participation in the organizations of the school to help it reach new heights from the inside out.



Secular Student Alliance (SSA)

SSA meetings are a forum for secularly minded students. The group host’s debates, speakers and other events related to secularism.



Senior Class Committee

Senior Class President for 2012 is Erika Lynn Dawson Head. The senior class committee will plan events and activities for the senior class. Erika and the committee will also represent the Senior class. This committee is open campus wide to all senior status students at CCSU.



Ski and Snowboarding Club (SSC)

The Ski/Snowboarding Club will provide students and teachers the opportunity to ski or snowboard with the CCSU community and develope new friendships and relationships. This club will also host parties and other social events.



Soccer Club (SC)

The Soccer Club's mission is to build a competitive team to compete against other college teams.



Social Work Club

The Social Work Club promotes more interest and better understanding of social work and the broad field of social welfare through discussions and seminars among social work students and all other interested students at CCSU. The club also holds fundraisers throughout the year to support various local and international projects.



Society of Automotive Engineers: Formula

Formula SAE® is a student design competition organized by SAE International (formerly Society of Automotive Engineers). The first competition was started back in 1978 and was originally called the Mini Indy. The concept behind Formula SAE is that a fictional manufacturing company has contracted a design team to develop a small Formula-style racecar. The prototype racecar is to be evaluated for its potential as a production item. The target-marketing group for the racecar is the non-professional weekend autocross racer. Each student team designs, builds and tests a prototype based on a series of rules whose purpose is both to ensure onsite event operations and promote clever problem solving. Formula SAE promotes careers and excellence in engineering as it encompasses all aspects of the automotive industry including research, design, manufacturing, testing, developing, marketing, management and finances. Formula SAE takes students out of the classroom and allows them to apply textbook theories to real work experiences.



Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Society of Manufacturing Engineers, CCSU student chapter, offers students an immediate opportunity for professional growth in the field of technology and engineering through contacts with industry and presenting technical programs.



Society of Mathematics (Math Club or Society of Mathematics)

We like big truths and we cannot lie. You other majors can't deny When an equation walks in with an ity-bity statement and results that are in your face, you have fun.



Society of Paranormal Research (Paranormal Investigation Society)

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote research and documentation of paranormal activity; to further understand the paranormal; and, to encourage safe and responsible paranormal research.





Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

This group is for students interested in becoming members of the National Society of Professional Journalism. It is a professional society that assists journalists in networking and professional development.



Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

This organization's mission is to serve as a center of information on women in engineering and to encourage women engineers to attain high levels of education and professional achievement.



Sociology Club

The mission of this club is to educate students and the community about sociology related topics, serve those most in need, and bring together all who have an interest in sociological thinking.



South Asian Students Association (SASA)

The purpose of the South Asian Students Association (SASA) is to promote international friendship by improving intercultural relations and creating a stronger bond of unity between Eastern and Western cultures; to further the acknowledgment of South Asian countries (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh) their culture, traditions, customs, norms, languages and religious belief; and, to encourage South Asian students to spread their culture by arranging activities such as field trips, cultural shows, intercollegiate events, and other cultural events.



Spanish Club

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the education of students seeking to learn the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures; to further enhance cultural awareness; to encourage immersion in education of the Spanish language and culture.



Student Activities / Leadership Development (SA/LD)

www.ccsusald.blogspot.com We work to promote a diverse community through socialization and recreation. Students will have the opportunity to interact in the University community through club & student organizations, intramural & club sports.




Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association is for everyone who would like to help make CCSU the best it can be. The full-time undergraduate students of CCSU make up the membership of the SGA. The SGA Senate is the representative body of the SGA. The full-time undergraduates of CCSU democratically elect its members, the executive officers and senators of the SGA. The SGA senate is responsible for acting as “The Voice of Student’s.” We handle their concerns, needs and celebrations. The SGA Senate is also responsible for promoting student participation in the various projects, committees and organizations at the university, state, and national level that help shape the university and education in Connecticut. The SGA Senate allocates the SGA portion of the Student Activity Fund that is paid by all full-time undergraduate students. The Student Activity Fund is used to promote and fund student clubs, activities, services and forums for the benefit of the students and their educational opportunities.



Student Health Advisory Council (S.H.A.C)

A student organization designed to serve as a connection between students in topics related to health promotion and student health advocacy. This group collaborates with health services in order to meet the needs and interests of a culturally diverse group found within the CCSU community. Our main goal is to raise awareness and prevention.



Student Union Board of Governors (SUBOG)

The Student Union Board of Governors is the governing board of the Student Center.



Student Veterans Organization (SVO )

The purpose of the Veterans Appreciation Organization shall be to promote the appreciation of veterans and members of our Armed Forces; to further public awareness on veterans and service members as part of our community as well as members of our Armed Forces; and, to encourage members of our community to understand and appreciate the duties assigned to and performed by our Armed Forces.



Tea Club (The Tea Club)

The Tea Club provides a safe and calm environment to students who wish to relax and or socialize while exploring a range of tea and its benefits.



Tech. Education Collegiate Association (TECA)

The CCSU Technology Education Collegiate Association (TECA) promotes leadership, fellowship, and philosophical foundations for future technology educators through college-chapter coordinated activities at the campus, state, regional, and national level.



Tennis Club (TC)

Recreational and competitive tennis play on campus.



Theatre Unlimited

Theatre Unlimited broadens the theatrical experience of its members by providing a greater understanding and appreciation of drama and by making a significant contribution to the fine arts at CCSU, as well as the surrounding community. TU allows its members an opportunity to refine and support each others theatrical work, whether it's a monologue for an audition, a scene for class, or a part in a show, Theatre Unlimited and it's members are an outstanding resource to utilize. It's a place where any lover of art and theatre can come together to experience, create, and appreciate it together, which is ultimately TU's mission, to assemble the ensemble!



Tourism and Hospitality Studies Club (THSC)

The purpose of this organization is to promote professional, academic and personal development of THS students by furthering opportunities for industry networking and career development.



Ultimate Frisbee Club (Blue Barracudas)

The Ultimate Frisbee Club's purpose shall be to promote the sport of Ultimate at CCSU, to represent the University at tournaments, and to advocate fitness and wellness on campus by encouraging participation in the sport.



United Caribbean Club

Come join the festivities of the United Caribbean Club where we promote the unity of the political, cultural, and educational ideals of the Caribbean student. Calling all West Indians! COME OUT and represent yourself respect to all from Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Guyana, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Virgin Islands, it doesn't matter which part you come from REPRESENT! Join us for fun activities and events and as we share the music, food, dances, and language of the Caribbean. The United Caribbean Club has meetings every Tuesday @ 5pm in the Philbrick Room in the Student Center. All are welcome even if you are not from the Caribbean. Come join the United Caribbean Club Family!



United States Institute of Theatre Technology, CCSU Student Chapter (USITT)

The purpose of this organization is to promote the educational expansion of technical theatre at CCSU.



Volleyball Club (CCVB)

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the competitive side of volleyball; to further knowledge of volleyball skills, and, to encourage interest in volleyball.



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