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Student Life and Services: Student Clubs & Organizations

All registered students are eligible for membership in the clubs and organizations of their choice. Students are encouraged to form additional clubs and organizations to meet special needs or interests.  All new clubs and organizations are a part of the Inter-Club Council (ICC) after approval from the Board of Trustees.  Having a minimum of 10 students, faculty advisor and completing the necessary paperwork is all that is needed to begin.  The Student Life and Services Office assists all clubs in processing paperwork and maintaining all the club's financial records and banking needs.

Active Clubs

  • A2MEND (Pending Reactivation)

Advisor:  Vejae Jennings,

​Club Focus:  To promote the enhancement of enrollment, success, empowerment, leadership, networking, professionalism, and graduation of individuals among African American Latino, and other male students at Antelope Valley College.

  • Alpha Iota, Honors Society

Advisors:  Dr. Matthew Jaffe,, Thomas Graves,, and Dr. Mark McGovern,, Alberto Mendoza, Kevin North

​Club Focus:  A society to promote and recognize high scholastic achievement while also serving the community through service activities and volunteer work.

  • Alpha Omega Christian Ministry (Pending Activation)

Advisors:  Larry Ramirez,

Club Focus:  To provide the students of AVC a space to explore their spirituality and fellowship with other Christians of orthodox faith.

  • Anthropology Club

Advisors:  Dr. Darcy Wiewall,,

Club Focus:  To provide students of all academic backgrounds and fields of study the opportunity to explore the discipline of anthropology in all its facets:  archaeological, cultural, biological, and linguistic.  Thereby, sponsoring original research opportunities, open lectures, forums, and activities related to the discipline.

  • Asian Appreciation Association (Pending Activation)

Advisor:  Alberto Mendoza,  

​Club Focus:  To contribute to the education of students by providing opportunities to understand and appreciate various aspects of Asian culture through engaging presentations, enriching conversation, and events..

  • AVC Digital Media (Pending Activation)

Advisor:  TBA 

Club Focus:  ​To enhance and promote the skills and talent of digital media students via workshops, exhibits, and festivals on campus.

  • AVC Percussion Association (Pending Activation)

          Advisor: Gary Heaton - Smith,

Club Focus:  To give percussionists or those interested in becoming percussionists a place to meet, have fun, and do percussion related activities.

  • AVC RockStars (Pending Activation)

            Advisors: Dr. Aurora Burd,

           Club Focus: To find and interact with other students interested in geology. To interact with other geologists in the community   and to help geology students transfer.


Advisor:  Dr. Zia Nisani,, Osvaldo Larios Perez,, Katlin Bessinger,, Richard Biritwum,, Jason Bowen,, Jedidiah Lobos,, Cynthia Wishka,, Roy Osawa,

Club Focus:  ​To increase the interest, education, networking, visibility and social support for STEM majors and to advocate for STEM programs.

  • Black Student Union 

Advisor:  Dr. Nikki Riley,

Club Focus:  To develop positive social outlets and instill pride and self-esteem.  Open to anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of the African experience.

  • CNSA

 Advisor:  Mary Jacobs,

Club Focus:  To create an atmosphere of professional behavior and foster the transition from student to professional nursing through leadership, activism, and advocacy.

  • Deaf Studies Association 

Advisor:  Maurice Boyd,  

Club Focus:  A place to welcome all who are new or beginning students who are interested in expanding their awareness to Deaf Culture. 

  • Elohist (Pending Activation)

Advisor:  Sherri Zhu,

Club Focus:  To educate our fellow students as the value of spiritual understanding and spiritual well being.  Only when we understand ourselves both physically and spiritually can we truly make a positive impact on our community.

  • English Club 

Advisor:  Dr. Rachel Jennings,

Club Focus: To read, write, and discuss various literature, and screenplays. To develop reading and writing skills and study techniques.

  • Film Production

Advisor:  Kevin North,

Club Focus:  To bring together aspiring filmmakers by making connections both personal and professional to help with members careers.

  • Fire Technology

Advisor:  Mark Gilman,, Lori Gilroy,

Club Focus: To promote fellowship and networking for students with an interest in the Fire Service.

  • Gamer's Club

          Advisor: Ryan Rivas,

Club Focus:  To promote awareness of E-sports and create a welcoming environment for casual, competitive gaming.

  • Grupo Folklorico de AVC 

          Advisor: Tanya McGinnis,

Club Focus:  To create a community of students who love to dance and want to learn more about Mexican Culture, regions, and the history behind it all.

  • HOLA

Advisor: Tanya McGinnis,

Club focus:  To expose the AVC community to the rich and diverse Hispanic culture.  To promote intellectual discussion, tolerance of cultural backgrounds, and foster cultural insight.

  • Photography Club

            Advisor:  Tim Meyer,

            Club Focus:  To form a connection between local photographers.  

  • Pre-Law Club

         Advisor:  Alberto Mendoza,

         Club Focus:  To allow students with an interest in law to explore the world of law.

  • Pride Club (Pending Activation)

          Advisor: TBA

Club Focus:  To educate, encourage, and embrace sexuality and gender by building a stronger LGBTQIA+ and ally community on campus.  The Pride Club inspires to create a positive change on campus by doing community service, provide resources, and have events that allow the club to promote an open door, non-judgmental, and safe environment for everybody on campus.

  • Psychology Student Organization

Advisor: Fredy Aviles,

Club Focus:  We, as students of Antelope Valley College, in order to support the academic pursuits of its member, facilitate psychology-related activities and promote learning of psychology.


  • LVN 

Advisor: Candace Martin,, Elinda Parkinson,

Club Focus:  To discuss and advocate for a better program for current and future nursing students.

  • Theater Arts Club (Pending Reactivation)

Advisor: Jonet Leighton,, Suzanne Wakefield,, Carla Corona,

Club Focus:  To support theatrical practitioners, create student produced work, and explore the theatrical world.

  • Umoja Club (Pending Reactivation)

Advisor: TBA

Club Focus:  To bring unity, monitoring and community among AVC students.

  • United Artists for Social Change

Advisor: Carla Corona,, Tino Garcia,

Club Focus:  To use creative expression as a vehicle for change so that people are inspired to take action and build a more beautiful world.

  • Veterans (Pending Reactivation)

Advisor:  TBA

Club Focus:  To provide social groups to help veterans adjust to and become successful in civilian and college life; to bridge the gap amongst veterans and students at AVC.