2018-2019 College Catalog 
    May 20, 2024  
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Student Activities

Student Activities Program

The Student Activities program at Bay College is a very important part of college life. Activities and events planned by the various College clubs and organizations do much to supplement academic activities. Through involvement in the Student Activities program, students are provided with opportunities for vocational growth, leadership training, community service, and personal development. The College Student Activities program, Academic Support Services and Commencement are funded through collection of the student development and success fee.

YMCA Membership for Bay College Students:

Bay College students enrolled in six contact hours or more are given access to the YMCA. Below are the open hours:

  Fall/Winter Summer (Memorial Day - Labor Day)
  Monday-Friday: 5:00 AM-10:00 PM Monday-Friday: 5:00 AM-10:00 PM
  Saturday: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM Saturday: 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  Sunday: 11:00 AM-7:00 PM Sunday: Closed

Students must present their Bay I.D. card in order to be admitted to the YMCA.

Please note that access privileges extend to currently enrolled students during the semester they are enrolled. Between semesters, students may purchase short term memberships from the YMCA. For more general information please contact the YMCA at 906-789-0005.

The YMCA offers child care services for Bay College students on a limited basis. Contact the YMCA for more specific information at 906-789-0202.

Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) plans a wide variety of activities for both the campus and the community. These include comedians, speakers, concerts, and special events. CAB is student run and advised by the Director of Student Life. Students interested in joining CAB should contact the Director of Student Life. More information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/baycab.

Student Clubs and Organizations

ANIME CLUB - From Attack on Titan to Akira, we love all things Anime! Want to watch Anime with others who also love it? This club is for you!

ART CLUB - Art Club is a group of students from Bay College drawn together by our passion for art and creativity.

BAY AREA CAMPUS MINISTRY - BACM is an ecumenical Christian student organization that provides students and faculty with opportunities for worshipping God; receiving informal counseling; and participating in Bible Studies, service and outreach projects, and fun activities in a group context.

BAY AREA WATER ASSOCIATION - This Association provides special programming and services for interested Water Technology students.

BAY BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA (BPA) - BPA is the leading Career Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business, business management, office administration, information technology, and other career related fields. BPA is an organization dedicated to contributing the preparation of a world class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

BAY COLLEGE AUTOMOTIVE CLUB - This club is about engines, fun, and friendship! Socialize while building fun projects.

BAY SKILLS - This group is for everyone interested in improving skills in their chosen field of study and competing at local, state, and national levels! Bay Skills works under Skills USA, serving teachers and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. For more information regarding Skills USA, please visit www.skillsusa.org.

BAY’S PEOPLE RESPECTING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES & EQUALITY (P.R.I.D.E.) - Open to everyone, Bay’s PRIDE looks to provide an accepting place for members of the LGBTQ community and allies to socialize and discuss important issues.

DRAMA CLUB - Do you love the performing arts? So do we! From full stage productions to one-person shows, this club is for you!

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB - Want to be a hero? Create your own! D&D Club welcomes everyone from hard core game masters to those who want to be introduced to the game.

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - Is an opportunity that promotes professionalism in the Early Childhood Program and supports the enrichment of children’s lives.

EMT & PARAMEDIC CLUB - This organization is for Bay College students enrolled in or who have interest in the EMT/Paramedic programs. Our emphasis is on Emergency Medical Services. This is a great way to meet others in the field of study and participate in fun activities as well!

GAMING GALAXY - For people who play, collect, and enjoy video games, Gaming Galaxy is for people of similar interests to meet others and make new friends. From retro gaming to the latest consoles, Gaming Galaxy is for you!

PHI THETA KAPPA (PTK) - PTK is the National Honors Society for community college students. Phi Theta Kappa provides academic growth programs and scholarship opportunities for Bay students who have earned a 3.2 GPA or higher.

RENEGADE WRITERS - This club provides a safe and welcoming environment where people who love writing can converse about it. Members share stories, exchange advice, provide feedback, and serve as a sounding board for fellow writers.

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, & MATH (STEM) CLUB - The STEM Club’s main purpose is for fun and student/faculty interaction. Club members participate in various activities as scheduled and designed by the members of the club.

STUDENT NURSE ASSOCIATION - The Student Nurse Association is for students enrolled in Bay’s LPN and ADN programs. This organization promotes leadership, scholarship and health promotion activities within the Bay College community.

TRiO CLUB - TriO Club provides students the opportunity to get to know other students and to develop leadership skills through the planning of social, cultural, and community service activities.

Students interested in being a part of any of these student activity programs or in starting new organizations should contact the Director of Student Life in Student Services. Most student activities programs take place during the fall and winter semesters.