Student Life

Programs and Services

Student Clubs and Organizations

  • Associated Student Body (ASB)

    All full-time students of DCC are members of the Associated Student Body (ASB). Officers and Senators are elected for the school year and receive 1 credit per semester. 

    The ASB Senate is comprised of elected representatives of the freshman (vice president, secretary, and three senators) and sophomore (president, treasurer, and three senators) classes and acts as a governing body for the ASB. Elections for the freshman senate are held mid-September. Student Senate officers and senators serve on college committees to provide student input.

    This is a high energy group committed to planning campus activities and handling any political situations that may arrive.

  • Art Club

    Primarily a social club organized to promote community among artists, the goal is to support and enrich the artistic life of its members and the community at large through creativity and initiative, with art related activities and events such as workshops, exhibits, fund-raisers, and community service.

  • Book Club

    A social club that meets once a month to select a book none of the members have read before for everyone to read and discuss at the next meeting.

  • Cheerleading Club

    Our primary mission is to create a more unified school community that recognizes our Cheerleading club as the spirit innovators of DCC. We aim to do this by representing our school at college level competitions, performing at campus events, and completing community service throughout our area.

    This student group is pending.

  • Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Club

    The main objective of this organization is to promote professional standards in criminal justice and to develop understanding of the problems and objectives of those agencies that are devoted to the administration of criminal justice.

  • Dawson FFA Alumni Chapter

    The National FFA Organization exists to provide agriculture-related programs and activities which will develop pride, responsibility, leadership, character, scholarship, citizenship, patriotism, career choices, and thrift, and which will improve the economic, environmental, recreational, and human resources of the community.

  • Dawson Intervarsity Christian Fellowship

    A part of a nationwide international student organization of college and university campuses, this group is concerned with presenting Christianity as an important part of college and university life. Meetings are informal, infused with music and interaction, and are opportunities for students to meet God, each other, and the needs of the campus community.

  • eSports

    The eSports Club focused on providing students with the opportunities to play, learn, and compete in popular, competitive video games (e.g. League of Legends, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Rocket League, etc.) Alternatively, the club can provide opportunities for other students on campus by holding events such as Super Smash Bros or Fortnite tournaments.

    This club is pending.

  • Gardening Club

    The DCC Gardening Club seeks to promote the propagation of eastern Montana’s native plant species, as well as promote the growth of beneficial plants at DCC.

  • Music Club

    The goal of the Music Club is to make a notable difference in the programs and social and extracurricular activities throughout the school is the goal of the music club at DCC.

  • Native American Club

    The Native American Club serves to provide to and promote the well-being of Native American students at DCC, as well as celebrate their rich heritage and presence.

  • Phi Theta Kappa

    International Honor Society of the Two-Year College, is recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges as the official honor society for two-year colleges. Its purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students having at least a 3.50 GPA. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service for an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

  • Ranch Rodeo Intramural

    The Ranch Rodeo Team will compete within the NILE in events such as ranch bronc riding, wild cow milking, team doctoring, team branding, and team trailering. Montana is the perfect fit for Ranch Rodeo with our competitive drive and rich cowboy heritage that we want to be part of promoting and preserving.

  • Recycling Club

    The Recycling Club seeks to introduce a comprehensive recycling program in DCC and the surrounding community through their efforts as well as by partnering with local organizations.

  • Rodeo Club

    Membership in this organization is open to all DCC students who are interested in promoting the sport of rodeo on campus. Its primary objective is to sponsor an annual rodeo for the intercollegiate competition in the Big Sky Region.

  • Science Club

    The aim of science club is to provide opportunity for learners to explore the areas of biology, chemistry, botany and more. Students can expect to take part in various off-campus activities, some of which may include exploration of Makoshika State Park and visiting community elementary schools to share fun experiments with the creative minds of our future. Other field trips and fundraisers are likely to occur. 

  • Skills USA

    Like FFA, Skills USA is also a nationwide organization with a chapter in DCC. It allows students, especially those in vocational-technical fields the opportunity to compete in a chosen field. Contests are held at State, Regional, and National levels.

  • Student Blog

    The goal of this club is to document student life at DCC while also providing a range of opportunities for students to develop, expand, and improve creative skills in a public forum. These students can contribute through blog design, photography, interviewing, or writing. This club is open to everyone, regardless of writing, photographic, or digital skill level. An understanding of basic computer and internet skills may be required.

    This club is pending.