Clubs & Organizations at NSCC

Clubs and Organizations are meeting virtually & in person for FALL 2023!  This is a great time to connect with a variety of clubs to  learn about what they are doing and to connect with your peers.  Check out the list of clubs and organizations.  

You can also browse by category: 
Academic Clubs, Honors Societies, Culture & Inclusion Clubs, Special Interest Clubs

Fill out our Club Interest Form so we can connect you with our clubs and orgs! Explore your interests, build leadership skills, and expand your resume! 

For questions or more information about NSCC's Clubs and Organizations, please contact Amanda Dooling, Director of Student Engagement at 

Get Involved Fairs - Fall 2023

Come learn about the clubs and organizations that NSCC has to offer!  We are excited to see YOU!

Tuesday, September 19
11:00am - 1:00pm
Lynn Campus - Lynn West Hallway

Thursday, September 21
11:00am - 1:00pm
Danvers Campus - Berry Lobby

This is your chance to meet student club leaders, learn about campus resources and get involved! 

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA is the official voice of the student body. The Association encourages self-government, promotes responsibility, loyalty, and cooperation among students, faculty, and the administration. Meetings are open to all students and are held biweekly. The Student Government Executive Board consists of a President, Vice President, Student Trustee and Vice Presidents of Communications, Finance, Academics,  and Culture/Inclusion. Membership includes Assistant Vice Presidents selected from the Student Association (all registered NSCC students) and club representatives (all recognized student clubs).  

Academic Clubs 

Criminal Justice Club

The Criminal Justice Club heightens awareness of students interested in careers in Law, Law Enforcement, Corrections and related fields. In addition the club provides an informal support group and enhances course work studies. Events include exhibitions, demonstrations and speakers.


Collegiate DECA holds the mission that marketing, management, and entrepreneurship education is to enable students to understand and apply marketing, management, and entrepreneurial principles; to make rational economic decisions, and to exhibit social responsibility in a global economy. DECA works with interested students to join this national organization and participate in competitions and challenges to develop a knowledge base for real world opportunities.

Economics & Finance Club

The members of the Economics and Finance Club will consist of all students enrolled or interested in economic, finance, and business classes. The club will provide professional enrichment experiences for its members.

The Engineering Club

The Engineering Club focuses on how fun, fulfilling, rewarding and even cool engineering can be. Our club is a student organization that consists of engineering students or anyone who is interested in engineering. Previous years activities included tours of four year colleges, guest engineers, and school-wide engineering competitions (one per semester) in order to share the "fun" of engineering with the NSCC community. The club is more than just specific activities, but a place where students can come and interact with their peers in a non-classroom environment. The ultimate goal of the club is to make friends and have fun with fellow students while being exposed to the different aspects of studying engineering in college. 

Nursing Freshman

The Freshman Nursing club is open to all first year students enrolled in classes in the Nurse Education program. 

Nursing Sophomore

The Sophomore Nursing club is open to all second year students enrolled in classes in the Nurse Education program.  

Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy Club is open to all students enrolled in both classes of Physical Therapist Assistant Program. The club will promote effective communication between and among students and faculty and recognize individual achievements of its members. They will also identify and participate in a health professions community service project.

Practical Nursing Club

The Practical Nursing Club is open to all students of the Practical Nursing Program.  The club provides an opportunity for Practical Nursing students to participate as a class in activities which are of concern and interest to the class.

Pre-Med Club

The Pre-Med Club provides an opportunity for students interested in pursuing careers in the field of health science, including but not limited to Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, Chiropractics, Naturopathy, Podiatry, Veterinary Medicine, and Biomedical Research. Club membership gives you an opportunity to receive information about the fields, including required course work, the application process, and licensing. The club also provides you with an opportunity to attend conferences on your chosen field and share ideas and information with fellow students.


Membership is limited to Occupational Therapy Assistant (SOTA) students. Purpose of the SOTA Club is to increase social and professional contacts in the field. Fundraisers help sponsor field trips to professional conferences and lectures. Meetings are held on a monthly basis. 


Promotes science, technology, engineering, and mathematics on campus and the community. Aid students in these careers as they prepare for the transition from NSCC to a four year college or career. Raises funds to support students that are in need of financial assistance pursuing the mentioned career fields. Discusses about types of careers, majors, schools, internships, volunteer, and job opportunities. 

Honors Societies

Delta Alpha Pi

Delta Alpha Pi (DAPi) is a free, international honor society comprised of students who want to grow as leaders and make a difference in their communities. DAPi members collaborate with other high-achieving students to create activities, publications, and events that shape NSCC into a more welcoming place for all students. Members utilize the academic and leadership skills they developed by excelling in college with hidden or visible disabilities. Membership is by invitation only with the following prerequisites being met: completion of 24 college-level credits and a GPA of 3.1 or more 

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

PTK is a national honor society for students at two-year colleges who exhibit an outstanding academic performance throughout each semester. Membership is by invitation to NSCC students in a degree program with a minimum of 12 credits and a college grade point average of 3.7. Eligible students pay an initial lifetime membership fee. This one time fee may vary from year to year. NSCC is affiliated with the nationwide organization through its own chapter, Alpha Lambda Kappa.

The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

The NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our NSLS chapter at North Shore Community College was started in 2011. 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 1,741 members who have access to:

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.

If you become a member, some of the other benefits are:

  • Learn from exceptional leaders like former President Barack Obama during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts.

  • Meet new friends and make lifelong connections (on-campus and virtually).

  • Overcome challenges with success coaches shortcutting your way to success.

  • Access to private networking events.

Visit the NSLS website to learn more about and accept your nomination. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Some of the common questions we receive are listed below. If you have any other questions, visit to chat with a team member or email

What do I have to do to become inducted?

Our five-step program takes approximately 10 hours over the course of the semester at your pace. 

Is this recognized on campus?

We are a Registered Student Organization (RSO). As of 2021, we had 1,741 in our chapter and there are more than 1.4 million members nationwide.

Membership is by invitation to NSCC students in a degree program with a minimum of 12 credits and a college grade point average of 2.8.  Eligible students pay an initial lifetime membership fee.  This one time fee may vary from year to year.

Culture & Inclusion Clubs

First Generation Club

The First Generation Student Club Celebrates our First Generation Students, that is students whose parents have not obtained a four year degree. The First Generation Student Club enhances both Student Success and NSCC's community through building bonds between students, community service projects, and social events. 

Health and Wellness Club

Health & wellness purpose is aiming to bring balance into the lives of those in our community. We hope to do this through sharing different practices and exploring ways to change ones life for the better. By being well, thinking well, eating well and living well we are able to live a wholesome lifestyle, thus creating a healthy, balanced atmosphere. The NSCC Students For Wellness club strives to share various(*/diverse) practices of healthy living, with the ultimate goal of creating a healthy environment. 

M.A.L.E.S. Club

M.A.L.E.S. develops and transforms educated and engaged individuals through mentorship, brotherhood, service learning, social capital and professional growth.

Mission: M.A.L.E.S. (Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence and Success) organization  fosters inclusive professional and personal development opportunities, which enhance and aid to the overall fabric of civic engagement and the academic and community environment.  M.A.L.E.S. develops and transforms educated and engaged individuals through mentorship, brotherhood, service learning, social capital and professional growth. M.A.L.E.S. integrates the goals and vision of alumni, advisors and current members who are dedicated to help facilitate the enrichment of the organizations culture.

Multi-Cultural Society (MCS)

MCS celebrates heritage, ethnicity, language, nationality, and diversity at North Shore Community College. We strive for understanding and respect by working together, sharing ideas, and learning from each other. Join us to plan, sponsor, and support activities that express and affirm our multicultural experiences. Interested? Fill out this brief form!

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Asalam Alycome (Peace be with you)! The Muslim Student Association is a student organization striving to help Muslim Students better their religious activities as a complete way of life, mobilize against injustice and oppression, increase Islamic awareness, and clear up misconceptions through education and understanding.

Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)

The Queer Straight Alliance's club membership is composed of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and straight allied North Shore Community College students. The QSA is designed for members interested in social change through LGBTQ education and resources at North Shore Community College. 
Interested? Fill out this brief form! Like us on Facebook, or follow us on twitter @NsccQsa.

Veterans Club

The purpose of the veterans club is to provide support and promote unity among the present and former members of the United States Military and National Guard, and their dependents. This diverse group of students will be provided with information regarding their military benefits and programs which support them, and a vehicle for advocacy of their rights and support of their educational and career pursuits. 

Special Interest Clubs

Anime Club

Anime Club's purpose is to create a social network club for fans of anime and Otaku. We want to provide students with a place to express their unique interests in a welcoming environment free of criticism, as well as a place for students to express their unique individuality through various projects we plan to accomplish.

Art Club

The Art Club provides students the opportunity to plan and implement educational and/or social events of an "artistic nature," based on suggestions by club members.  Past events have included a paint night, rock painting and a Halloween costume contest. Interested? Fill out this brief form!

Chess Club

The Chess Club seeks to promote sportsmanship and camaraderie by exploring the culture that surrounds the game of chess. The club invites all students to join us for a friendly, and sometimes competitive, game. All skill levels are welcome. If you don't know how to play, we will teach you. It's your move! 

Debate Club

Debate club seeks to: support each other as well as our sister clubs in debating techniques, morals, and ethics; create and schedule activities both within and outside of our member base, engage our members with both online and offline debates and assignments, form a bridge between our members and professors with debate related ideas both in and out of the classroom; utilize both Facebook and Angel to communicate with our members in-between our scheduled meeting times; and offer opportunities to our members as volunteer debate judges with organizations such as the Boston Debate League. All welcome!

Environmental Club

The NSCC Environmental Club offers students a forum where they can focus on issues relating to the environment and sustainability. The emphasis is on education and activism leading to solutions on the college campus and beyond. The club meets biweekly in an informal, friendly, and moderated setting. It provides opportunities for inspired students to share ideas and formulate action plans on topics ranging from greening the college campus to politics, science, education, environmental ethics, and anything else relevant to environmentalism and promoting a just and sustainable society. Club members will have the chance to learn and practice methods of democratic citizenship as they advocate individually and collectively for policies and actions that are earth-friendly and ethically based. One of the main goals of the Environmental Club is to educate NSCC students and the college at large in the practices of sustainable living, with the ultimate goal of creating a culture of sustainability on NSCC campuses that will serve as a model for other schools and our local communities. You can also find the Environmental Club on Instagram

Visit our web page for meeting information >

Film Club

The purpose of the film club is to provide a place for students to gather and share their love of the movies. The club focuses on how entertaining, stimulating, enriching, and just plain cool this most modern of art forms can be. The members themselves choose activities, which include on-campus screenings with refreshments, field trips to historic theaters, special events, and always lively discussion. In the process, students make new friends and discover new films while exposing themselves to a wide variety of opinions. 

Gaming Club

Gaming club seeks to bring parts of the student body together through a unified interest in playing games. For the purpose of this club games will include but not be limited to: Video games, Table top games, Party games, and Lawn games. 

Music Club

Music Club is a group of students who love music! This Club gets together to play, listen to, talk about, and explore all aspects of one of the great art forms, Music. If you are passionate about music in any way please consider joining this awesome organization to further enhance the music in your life.    Interested? Fill out this brief form!

Philosophy Club

The NSCC Philosophy Club offers students a unique forum where they can discuss the deep, nagging questions they've been asking themselves. The club meets weekly in an informal, friendly, and moderated environment; it's a place where you can listen to the arguments and constructive criticism of some of your most thoughtful peers on subjects ranging from politics, morality, religion, science, activism, and anything else that comes to mind. However, Philosophy Club is not only for the most knowledgeable about academic philosophy; rather, it is a place for everyone to discuss useful ideas and to explore philosophical reflection as a life-transforming discipline. 

Surf Club

The purpose and function of NSCC Surf  Club is to promote the activity of surf riding, with all of the social, intellectual and physical benefits inherent in the pursuit of the activity, as well as promoting student and faculty participation in the greater community through the medium and culture of surf riding, stewardship of the oceans natural resources in the college and surrounding community, and a greater understanding and tolerance of diverse cultures.

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