Student Groups

College Ten recognizes the importance of providing opportunities for our students to shape their environment and develop leadership skills. Student-driven groups, advised and supported by staff, have a primary role in planning and programming student activities.

Find the group that is right for you and explore social justice and community, contribute to your community, and develop leadership skills!

Download the College Ten Groups Flyer.

    Fall Quarter

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    ENGAGE: Explore New Growth & Gain Experience

    ENGAGE, the College Ten leadership program, meets weekly in fall quarter offering students an opportunity to find friendship and community, develop their leadership skills, explore social justice, and complete a group project in the community.

    MEETS: Wednesdays in Fall, 5:15-6:45pm in the College Ten Library (by the laundry room in Angela Davis House R6)

    FIRST MEETING: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018


  • Year-long

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    Community Garden Class and Group

    The community garden class and group allows students to engage in a collaborative design process, learn hands-on skills and community gardening best practices, coordinate garden work days, strategize outreach, and build regenerative social and ecological systems. 

    Club Meets: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:00pm 

    First meeting: Wednesday, October 4th, 2018

    Location: Community Room

    Contact: Linnea Beckett at 

    Class Meets: Wednesdays in Spring Quarter, TBD

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    Triangle Club

    Twice-monthly gatherings and other opportunities for celebrating and strengthening queer community at College Nine and College Ten. Open to all LGBTQ students and allies.  

    Meets: The first and third Monday of the Month, 6:00pm-7:00pm

    First meeting: Monday, October 1st, 2018

    Location: Terry Freitas Cafe


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    Cultural Resources to Educate & Empower

    CREATE offers a community and home at College Nine and College Ten for students of color to find support and empowerment through mentorship and friendship. CREATE also hosts educational, political, and social programs throughout the academic year.

    Meets: First and third Wednesdays of the month at 8:00pm

    First meeting: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

    Location: Recreation Lounge


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    Praxis: Student Volunteer Community

    PRAXIS is an organization geared toward community building and social justice in our local community. By participating in PRAXIS events, students gain exposure to a variety of Santa Cruz community organizations, meet a diversity of people, and explore what it means to be agents of social change.

    MEETS: Tuesdays, 8:30pm in the Recreation Lounge

    FIRST MEETING DATE: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018


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    College Ten Student Senate

    Student Government is the college's governing body. It appoints students to campus and college-wide committees, advises college administration on policy development, and provides monetary support to student organizations.

    MEETS: Thursdays, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

    Terry Freitas Cafe

    FIRST MEETING DATE: Thursday, October 4th, 2018


  • Winter Quarter

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    Multicultural Community Weekend (MCW)

    This weekend retreat is for students who want to gain leadership skills and deepen their awareness of our theme of Social Justice and Community through interactive exercises and small group discussions facilitated by College Ten staff and student leaders.

    Retreat: February 2-3, 2019

    Application: Due Tuesday, November 27th, 2018. Pick up a paper application in The CoCo.

    Co-Facilitator Applications: Friday, November 2nd, 2018



  • Spring Quarter

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    Practical Activism Conference Planning Group

    The Practical Activism Conference is a daylong, student-led, conference with speakers, organizations, and hands-on activism sessions. The conference is planned by a group of dedicated College Nine, College Ten, and Oakes College students.For more information about the conference visit the Practical Activism Conference website. If you are interested in becoming a planner, contact Wendy Baxter or attend an Info Session in Spring

    DATE: Saturday, October 20, 2018,  10:30am - 5pm
    CONFERENCE LOCATION:  Multipurpose Room (MPR)
    CONTACT: or