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Student Activities

At YCCC, we want to enhance your college experience by offering programs and activities outside the classroom. These activities provide students with the opportunity to make new friends, explore new interests, develop leadership skills, and have some fun. There are a variety of student clubs and organizations; get involved!


Current Student Organizations

Y3C Culinary Arts Club

The purpose of the Y3C Culinary Club is to have fun and educate all students interested in cooking, food and culture.  The club goals are: raise awareness on nutrition, raise funds for YCCC and promote the YCCC Culinary Arts program. 



The purpose of SKILLS USA is to show the Community and the State of Maine that we have skilled talented students at York County Community College, by competing in their major. The Club goals are: to give the opportunity to student who would like to showcase their talents and trade at the state conference. As well as compete against other students in Maine.


Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society-Chapter of Beta Lambaa Rho

This club focuses on recognizing academic achievement and is dedicated to serving the York County Community College community through:

  • Scholarship: We educate chapter members, the student body and community, and other chapters about important issues.
  • Leadership: Encourage members to assume leadership roles in the college and community.
  • Service: Initiate activities in service to the college and community.
  • Fellowship: Offer a balance of social and scholarly events.
Student Senate

Student Senate is the official student voice on campus and is a governing body of all student activites focuses on the interests on the entire student body at York County Community College. Student Senate plans activities on and off campus, service projects, events and so much more. The senate is comprised of students elected by ballot and have the responsibility for allocating funds received from the student activities fee's collected. Students can become a voting senator after attending two meetings, this gives them the chance to vote on decisions being made for the student body.

Student Senate meetings are open to all students.  Please check the website claendar for the meeting schedule. 


Starting a New Student Organization

Steps to start a club or organization:


  1. Six students
  2. One faculty or staff advisor
  3. Complete the club recognition packet where you can pick up in Student Affairs
  4. Submit the packet to Student Senate.


Student Senate will review your club packet and make sure all necessary paperwork is attached and vote on it. Once recognized you will have the chance to request funds for your club through Student Senate.



Contact the Coordinator of Student Activities, Deidre Thompson dthompson@yccc.edu or 207-216-4414



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