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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


  • 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.

  • AVC Society of Women Engineers

    • Advisors:  Ellen McIsaac,
    • Club Focus:  To empower and support women in the STEM field. It encourages a community that promotes diversity, inclusion, and excellence in STEM through networking, mentorship, and professional development opportunities. 

  • 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.

  •  Chess Club

    • Advisor:  Roy Osawa,

    • Club Focus:  To grow the culture of chess at AVC. 

  • 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. 

  • Film Production

    • Advisor:  Kevin North,

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

  • Gamer's Club

    • Advisor:  Ryan Rivas,

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Queer Pride Club

    • Advisor:  Dr. Greg Langner,

    • Club Focus:  To create a friendly and safe environment for people of the LGBTQIA2S+ community and allies alike through social support and inclusivity. We discuss relevant LGBTQIA2S+ topics, have fun meeting new people, and facilitate activities as well as fundraisers to continue to support our students. All are accepted and welcome!         

  • Undocu Garden Club

    • Advisor:  Osvaldo Larios,

    • Club Focus:  To provide a safe and open space for all undocumented students and allies on campus.   

  • 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 Club

    • Advisor:  Greg Bormann,

    • 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.