Student Life and Clubs - Black Hawk College

Student Life and Clubs

Enjoy the full college experience by taking advantage of the many student life events and opportunities throughout the academic year. Both campuses offer a wide array of activities (usually with free food and prizes!) including social gatherings, movies, speakers and more. You can also participate in student clubs and organizations based on your interests.

Featured Events

2 shot glasses & slice of lime with text A Shot of Reality with a Comedy ChaserA Shot of Reality with a Comedy Chaser

Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

Join us on Zoom for A Shot of Reality with a Comedy Chaser! This alcohol awareness show was created out of serious, painstaking research, but performed by two professional comedians who make the topic engaging.

To receive a free mocktail and munchies bag, register by Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m.

Register for the Shot of Reality event.

Zoom link will be sent 24 hours in advance to all registered participants.

Hosted by BHC Counseling and Student Life Department.

Student Leader Exchange Series

The Illinois Community College Student Activities Association has created the Student Leader Exchange Series in an effort to provide leadership development in a variety of areas, including: team building, social justice, balance and professional development. Students will not only be able to gain valuable skills, but engage with students from other community colleges.

Join a session.

Women's History Month

Join us for these Women's History Month events:

Discussions in Diversity - Race in America

Thursday, March 25 from noon to 1 p.m.

Featuring Dr. Paul Croll, associate professor of sociology, anthropology and social welfare at Augustana College

Dr. Croll's research and teaching interests include whiteness, white privilege, critical race theory, race and ethnic relations, social inequality, quantitative research methods, and statistics. His research examines attitudes and beliefs about race in America through the lenses of whiteness and white privilege.

Register for Discussions in Diversity - Race in America.

Zoom link will be sent 24 hours in advance to all registered participants.


Full Events Calendar

Clubs and Organizations

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Participating in clubs and organizations is a great way to enhance your life, enrich your academic experience and meet new friends! Take part in every opportunity that will fit into your schedule, interact through online social media avenues, and make your college experience memorable.

Each campus has a variety of clubs to match your interests as well as a Student Government Association.

Student Club Forms:
SLC Club Manual (PDF)
Student Event Registration Form

Club Budget Request Form

Interested in being a student trustee?

Black Hawk College is directly governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, all of whom are elected from within the district for six-year terms. A student representative, elected in alternating years for a one-year term from each of the two campuses, is a non-voting member of the board. The officers of the board are chairman, vice chairman and secretary, all of whom are elected by their peers for a two-year term.

Find out more about becoming a student trustee »