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Student Involvement

Comprehensive student programming and activities are available at little to no cost for students. Lectures, concerts, films, special events and other leadership, social and intellectual opportunities are sponsored throughout the year by the Student Activities Board. Students can explore and enjoy diversity programs and multicultural celebrations; be involved with student media and publications, including the College student newspaper, The Harbinger Online; a literary and visual-arts publication, Point of View; Pom Pon/Dance Company; an FM student-run radio station, WHCM; Honors Society; Phi Theta Kappa; theatre and speech/debate team activities; access free legal advice; serve on student government; and participate intramurals. In addition, a series of lectures, concerts, films, art exhibits and theatre productions as sponsored by a student-faculty Cultural Arts Committee is also offered. All of these programs are supported by Harper College student activity fees.

Numerous student organizations are active, and students are encouraged to begin other organizations within the established guidelines. Among the organizations registered are Accounting Club, ADS Success Club, Alpha Omega, ASL Club (American Sign Language Club), Animal Rights Club, Astronomy Club, Biology Club, Black Student Union, Buddhist Interest Group, Business Club, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Clay Guild, Deaf Club, Environmental Club, Ethics Bowl, Feminist Society, Film Club, French Club, Geology / Paleontology Club, German Club, Graphic Art Design Club, The Harbinger Newspaper Online, Harper College Dance Company, Harper's Bizarre Fashion Club, Health Career and Pre-Med Club, Health I.T. Club, Honors Society, Hospitality Service Club, Human Services Club, Indian Pakistani Student Association, International Students' Club, Judo Club, Kappa Beta Delta, Korean Club, Latinos Unidos, Manufacturing and Welding Club, Math Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Muslim Student Association, National Kitchen and Bath Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Point of View, Pom/Dance, Pride Club, Psychology Club, Rad Tech Club, Roteract, Sci-Fi Fantasy and Gaming Club, Social Justice League, Society of Engineers, Spanish Club, Spirit Crew, Student Education Association, Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association – William Rainey Harper Chapter (SADHA) Student Nurses Association, Student Veterans Association, Theatre Club, Think Tank, Turning Point, Water Polo Club, and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is located in the Student Center, Building A, Room A336. Additional information can be found at www.harpercollege.edu/getinvolved.

Student Government Association (SGA)

The Student Government Association (SGA) represents all Harper students to the College's staff, faculty, administration, and the community.  SGA officers and senators are responsible for recommending an annual student-activities budget, which provides for a variety of social, cultural and recreational activities as well as special programs and services. They also act upon student concerns, appoint students to College committees, review and recommend changes in College policy, approve registration of student organizations, and otherwise promote and advocate for student success and student welfare.

Last Updated: 11/6/19