There's more to college than just textbooks and tests - there's also the opportunity to meet new friends and have unique experiences. Enhance your educational experience by checking out the opportunities provided through Student Life and Leadership on each SPC campus.
Through Student Life and Leadership you can connect with or help to create clubs or participate in intramural sports like football and basketball. In addition, there's a variety of workshops offered throughout the year, along with fun events hosted on the quad.
Campus Student Life & Leadership Web Pages
Student clubs and organizations include:
- Honors Program
- Musical ensembles, like College Band, College Chorus, Helios Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Band and Madrigalians
- Men Achieving eXcellence (MAX)
- Online Student Newspaper
- Phi Theta Kappa
- Student Government Association
Check your SPC campus for more available clubs to join.
- Allstate Campus Clubs
- Clearwater Campus Clubs
- Downtown Center Clubs
- Health Education Center Clubs
- Midtown Center Clubs
- Seminole Campus Clubs
- St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus Clubs
- Tarpon Springs Campus Clubs
How to form a new club/organization
- Gather five or more fellow students who share your interest and meet with a Student Life and Leadership Coordinator.
- Visit the Student Life and Leadership office on your campus to complete the form to provide your Statement of Purpose, list your charter members and propose an advisor. (The advisor can be a full-time or adjunct faculty member or non-faculty career employee.)
- Final approval of all organizations rests with the college administration. Once chartered, the organization becomes a recognized group on campus and is subject to all policies, privileges and regulations of the college.
- Club Charter - Visit your campus student life office
- Faculty/Advisor Board Of Trustees Rule
Represent your fellow students by joining the Student Government Association.
SGA members voice the interests, concerns and needs of students in campus and college decisions to college administration and state legislators. Each SGA belongs to the Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA), which serves as the representative voice of Florida Colleges throughout Florida.
Each year, SGA members can travel to the annual FCSSGA state convention and regional meetings and leadership retreats across Florida. As a currently enrolled SPC student, you can vote for who represents you as an officer in the SGA. Learn more about FCSSGA.
Benefits and Opportunities
- Increased leadership skills
- Represent your fellow students on your campus and college wide
- Networking opportunities with students across Florida
- Address the issues and concerns of Florida College students to college administration and state legislature
- Serve on college committees as student representative
- Assist in planning student activities on campus
Requirements to Participate
- A minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average for senator
- A minimum 2.5 grade point average and must have completed six (6) credit hours at SPC for officer
- Be currently enrolled in six (6) credit hoursBe in good academic and disciplinary standing.
Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for two-year colleges. The group has chapters on each main campus.
- GPA - Varies per chapter. Consult your campus PTK advisor.
- Minimum of 12 semester hours completed
Benefits and Opportunities
- Develop your leadership skills
- Enjoy fellowship opportunities with fellow students
- Attend local, state and international conferences
- Increase scholarship opportunities
- Gain rewards from service projects