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Bio Pre-Med Club
The Bio Pre-Med club celebrates all facets of science and is the perfect starting point for all Biology & Pre-Med students to network and experiment together on campus.
Contact: [email protected]
Meetings: Every other Friday, 2:30pm-3:30pm
The Business club strives to provide its members with the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge about the business and professional world. Join the club to fine-tune your finance, marketing, investing and money management skills.
Meetings: Mondays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Room 3162, Green Area
Computer Science & Robotics Club (CSAR)
The Computer Science & Robotics club is open to all students who simply have a passion for computer science and/or robotics. Many of its members are computer science majors but the club is open to all, and is focused on inspiring interest in technology. CSAR provides networking opportunities, workshops and tech lectures from special guests within the industry.
Meetings: Thursdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Center For Technology, Room 206
Engineering Concentration Society
Whether it’s a catapult or a cement canoe, the Engineering Concentration Society is always creating something exciting! The club has many experienced members that are available to assist you with counseling, internships, and tutoring for Math, English, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Chemistry and Physics courses.
Meetings: Tuesdays & Fridays, 3:00pm-4:30pm
Location: Room 2116, 2nd Floor, Red Area
Essex Chemical Society (ECS)
The Essex County College Chemical Society provides a dynamic and welcoming social environment as a professional organization and avenue for outreach events that educate and excite the community about chemical science.
Meetings: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Room 3440, 3rd Floor
Future Teachers Club
The Future Teachers Club provides all students interested in a teaching career with additional support and resources that can have a positive impact in their professional and academic lives. As a club, we aim to provide space for inspiration, encouragement, support, and networking for all members. Activities include: tutoring for the Praxis exam, substitute license workshops, job search assistance, and community service, among others.
Meetings: First Tuesday of the month, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Room 3254, Yellow Area
The Nursing Association of Essex County College aims to organize, represent, educate and mentor its members. The organization promotes the necessary skills, standards and ethics needed to develop nursing students who are prepared to lead the profession into the future.
Meetings: Last Tuesday of the month, 8:00pm-9:00pm
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year colleges whose membership consists of excellent, high-achieving students. The organization recognizes and rewards members for their academic achievement and excellence, and assists them in their academic endeavors. To be eligible for membership in Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have accumulated a minimum of 12 college-level credit hours, and have a grade point average equivalent to not less than a 3.60.
Meetings: Tuesdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Haitian Student Association
The Haitian Student Association’s mission is to share the country’s rich heritage with the Essex County College community. The club also provides a space for students of Haitian descent and students interested in Haitian culture.
Meetings: Tuesdays, 2:30pm-4:00pm
Location: Room 3161, 3rd Floor
Essex’s LGBTQ+ Club provides a diverse, inclusive, accepting and welcoming safe space for everyone. The club’s membership is open to all students in the LGBTQQIAA2S community and all allies.
Meetings: Fridays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: LGBTQIA Safe Zone, Dasher Center, Room 106
Christian Fellowship Club
The purpose of ‘Christian Fellowship’ is to establish and advance witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Lord. The nature of the club is to bring students to an understanding of Christ and instill love for Essex students, faculty, and administration. One of the broad educational goals that IVCF promotes is preparing mature students who would transform the world of work and knowledge outside of the college.
Meetings: Fridays, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Study Lounge, Dasher Center, Room G-08
Youths For Christ
Recently chartered at Essex in 2022, Youths For Christ seeks to expand students knowledge of Jesus Christ through evangelism and missionary work. The club is open to all students who wish to lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.
Social Work Student Association
The Social Work Student Association aims to engage in the development of the programs and the promotion of events related to social work that will allow its members to utilize their skills within the Essex community and the community at large to effectively aid our population.
Meetings: Wednesdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association provides representation in the planning, execution, and evaluation of actions affecting the College’s student body, serves as a means whereby student opinions, views, suggestions, and aspirations may be properly discussed and acted upon, and provides guidance and financial assistance to student clubs and organizations.
Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the month, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: LGBTQIA Safe Zone, Dasher Center, Room 106
Veterans Service Group
To provide support services to military veterans attending Essex County College, the Veterans Service Group seeks to raise awareness of the challenges that veteran students face as they pursue their academic careers and identify resources available to assist them. The club’s membership is open to military veterans and all Essex students who wish to support our vets as they continue to serve us through volunteer opportunities, community outreach and mentorship.
360 Art Club
The 360 Art Club invites all creatives working with any medium to join this coalition of collaboration. Whether your passion is art, photography, graphic design, animation or NFT’s, this is your chance to learn and grow with like-minded creators.
Meetings: Wednesdays, 2:30pm-4:00pm
Location: Room 3130, 3rd Floor
The Essex County College Cheerleaders build strong young women and men, academically and athletically. We promote school spirit by supporting our athletic teams and building friendships for a lifetime, as well as participating in various community service activities, fundraising and social events.
Meetings: Mondays & Tuesdays, 3:00pm-5:15pm
Location: Dance Studio, P.E.B. Lower Level
Unleash the inner “you” with Essex’s Drama Club! The club gives students an opportunity to participate in creative dramatic activities, including live performances in front of an audience. Members will be exposed to different aspects of theatre including improvisational skits, monologues, set design, playwriting and prop selection.
Meetings: Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Essex Room, 1st Floor, Red Area
Essex County College Observer (ECCO)
The Essex County College Observer (ECCO), formerly a print newspaper, was established to provide a means for communication for and by the students. The organization publishes news of interest to the college community and is currently transitioning to a blog/podcast/streaming format to meet today’s technological standards. Opportunities are available in all areas of newspaper work, and students are encouraged to join the editorial staff.
Location: ECCO Studio, Dasher Center, Room G-03
Gaming & Anime Club
Whether you are a nerd for tabletop gaming, console gaming, card playing or Japanese animation, The Gaming & Anime Club meets twice a week to dedicate equal time for playing games as well as watching and discussing anime. The club hosts multiple E-Sports tournaments each semester and streams all the action to Twitch.
Meetings: Mondays & Fridays, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Location: Club Room, Dasher Center, Room 203
Do you play? Do you sing? Do you just love all music? Join the Music Club to perform, write, jam & network with your fellow musicians on campus. All instruments and levels of expertise are welcome.
Meetings: Mondays & Thursdays, 2:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Room 2119, 2nd Floor, Red Area
Season 2 Productions
Similar to a short films club, Season 2 Productions is a community of young filmmakers who work together to create cinematic content through the lens of student life. The club seeks to expand its members knowledge of film theory, production skills and genre studies.
Meetings: Mondays-Thursdays, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Room G-401B, P.E.B. Upper Level
Step & Dance Team
Essex’s Step & Dance Team creates, practices and performs original routines at various events throughout the college. The club is passionate about choreography and helping its members fine-tune their own rhythms.
Meetings: Wednesdays & Fridays, 1:00pm-3:15pm
The Taekwon-Do Club of Essex County College empowers its members with the discipline, flexibility, concentration, balance and defense necessary to become confident in their own abilities. Essex students have the opportunity to improve their health and ability while learning about courtesy, integrity, perseverance and self-control through the club’s free weekly classes.
Meetings: Thursdays, 2:30pm-3:20pm