THANKSGIVING RECESS:

There are no classes from November 23-27, 2022. Classes resume on November 28, 2022.
The College will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, 2022.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

We provide students with educational, social, cultural, and leadership development opportunities.

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Office of Student Activities

We work closely with the Student Government Association to be the bridge to student involvement and leadership. We support active student clubs and organizations and offer diverse programming.

The department also coordinates:

  • The New Student Orientation Program
  • Student involvement in community and civic activities
  • Leadership development opportunities for students 

We oversee programs and events at the Paterson Main Campus (PAT), Wanaque Academic Center (WAC), and Passaic Academic Center (PAC).

Get to Know Us

Mission & Vision Statement

Mission
Our mission is to provide co-curricular programs and activities that enhance the student experience at Passaic County Community College. We provide students with educational, social, cultural and leadership development opportunities.

Vision
We aspire to promote student success by providing Passaic County Community College’ students with leadership experiences, personal development opportunities, and the attainment of interpersonal/transferable skills.

Why Students Should Get Involved

  • Have peer relationships
  • Gain skills that can help you succeed in college and in future endeavors
  • Gain student and faculty connections
  • Increase your academic experience
  • And much more!

How to Get Involved

Convinced, but not sure how to get involved?

  • Attend our events
  • Volunteer at our events
  • Partake in Community Service
  • Become an Orientation Leader
  • Join or start a Club or Organization
  • Run for office in the Student Government Association

Leadership Development

The Office of Student Activities offers a variety of leadership development opportunities designed to help students identify and develop their leadership skills. The leadership development program is based on multiple theories, models, and approaches. Taking advantage of these opportunities will provide students with broader educational experiences and will help students gain skills to succeed in college and in future endeavors.

  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Retreats
  • Educational Sessions
  • Conferences

Students participating in leadership development opportunities at the OSA will:

  • Demonstrate awareness that leadership is a process by identifying personal values and leadership goals.
  • Constructively engage and collaborate with others through active group participation.
  • Serve as positive social change agents by examining their own cultural identities and responding with openness to others’ perspectives.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem solving skills by applying material from co-curricular leadership learning to address personal and community concerns.
  • Communicate the practical leadership skills learned on career planning materials, including resumes, portfolios, and interviews.

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