STUDENT LIFE

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Something For Everyone

From student clubs and organizations that embrace diverse interests to intercollegiate and recreational sports, we have something for everyone.

Interested in leadership? Join our Student Governement Association or take advantage of the many opportunities hosted by the Office of Student Actvities.

Need to relax? Unwind in our Game Room or grab a bite with friends at the Panther Cafe.

Athletics & Recreation

Intercollegiate Sports

Recreational Sports

Fitness Center

E-Sports

Where to Eat

Panther Cafe

Students can enjoy a 5-restaurant Food Court at PCCC’s Paterson campus as well as a Panther Cafe located in the Wanaque Academic student lounge. Vending machines are located throughout each campus.

Locations & Hours

Paterson Campus Food Court

When class is in session:
Monday – Thursday
Breakfast: 8am – 10am
Lunch/Dinner: 10am – 7pm

Friday
Breakfast: 8am – 10am
Lunch: 10am – 2pm

When class is not in session:
Monday – Friday
Breakfast: 8am – 10am
Lunch: 10am – 2pm

Vending machines are located throughout campus

Panther Cafe – Wanaque Campus

  • Open Mon-Thurs: 8am – 3pm
  • Closed when classes are not in session.
  • Vending machines are located throughout the campus.

Passaic Campus

Vending machines are located in the cafe

Visions Newspaper

Inform. Educate. Entertain.

VISIONS is an independent student-run publication of PCCC. It is produced entirely by students. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the individual writers and are not necessarily representative of the college in any matter.

Game Room

Students can enjoy the game room as a lounge to study for a class, read a magazine or just meet old friends and make new friends.

  • Billiards
  • Classical Board Games
  • Video Gaming
  • Watch Large Screen TV

Policies & Procedures

The Game Room is a respectful place. We ask that all students respect staff and policies.

  • You must be a current PCCC student with a valid PCCC ID to enter the Game Room.
  • You must submit your current student ID to check out the equipment. The equipment can not be taken outside of the game room.
  • Students are not allowed to borrow other students’ ID cards to check out equipment.
  • Food and beverages are not allowed.
  • All Furniture in the game room should not be moved or removed for any reason by students, only if game room staff moves it.
  • Gambling, profane language, and fighting are prohibited in the game room.
  • The Game Room staff is not responsible for any damaged or lost personal property.
  • All items found by game room staff will be taken to public safely.
  • Absolutely no sitting, standing, leaning, or laying on the pool table or any tables.
    Proper attire is required at all times (e.g. shirts, pants, shoes, and similar).
  • All students are asked to clean up after themselves and dispose of their garbage.

Please get familiar with the PCCC Student Code of Conduct. Any Violations of the Code may result in further disciplinary action and the suspension of a student’s privileges to utilize the Game Room.

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice of the student body before the college faculty, administration, and staff. The SGA is run by and for the students and provides experience and training in a democratic form of government for students serving as elected representatives.

Student Clubs & Organizations

Enrich your college experience by joining one of our many student clubs and organizations. Meet new friends, learn new skills, and most importantly, HAVE FUN! All clubs/organizations are led by students and have faculty/staff advisor(s). New clubs are regularly added according to student interest and requests. 

Contact Us

PATERSON MAIN CAMPUS – E102
Passaic County Community College
One College Boulevard
Paterson, New Jersey 07505-1179
Phone: 973-684-7191
Email: osa@pccc.edu

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
Office of Student Activities
Phone: 973-684-5255
Email: sga@pccc.edu

ORIENTATION PROGRAM
Office of Student Activities
Phone: 973-684-7191
Email: orientation@pccc.edu

PATERSON MAIN CAMPUS
Office of Student Activities
Founders Hall – Suite E102

STUDENT PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE
Office of Student Activities
Phone: 973-684-5255
Email: spc@pccc.edu

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT 
Office of Student Activities
Phone: 973-684-7191
Email: osa@pccc.edu

WANAQUE ACADEMIC CENTER
Office of Student Activities
Room W136

GAME ROOM
Office of Student Activities
Paterson Main Campus – Inside the GYM
Phone: 973-684-5043

PATERSON MAIN CAMPUS – E102

Monday8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday8:30am-4:30pm
Friday8:30am-4:30pm

**Closed Fridays in the summer

WANAQUE ACADEMIC CENTER – W136

MondayTBD
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayTBD
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed

**Closed in the summer

GAME ROOM – Inside the GYM

MondayTBD
TuesdayTBD
WednesdayTBD
ThursdayTBD
FridayTBD

**Closed until further notice

Maria Luisa Marte

Director of Student Activities
M.A., Montclair State University
B.A., Ramapo College of NJ
mmarte@pccc.edu

Rafaela A. Ramirez

Student Activities Specialist
M.A., William Paterson University rramirez@pccc.edu

Iris Miolan

Staff Assistant of Student Activities
B.A. in Psychology
imiolan@pccc.edu

Cristal Pena

Orientation Coordinator
A.A. in Liberal Arts Psychology
cpena24563@pccc.edu

Lizbeth Coliente

Student Activities Assistant
A.A. in Liberal Arts Humanities
lcoliente@pccc.edu