2016-2017 Student Handbook

Section 6 – Student Life

The Office of Student Life

The Office of Student Life fosters the social, physical and educational well-being of students by providing opportunities and experiences for engagement at the college and in the community. Student engagement and development is accomplished by:

  • providing resources for individual development as well as for student clubs and organizations
  • fostering leadership development opportunities for students
  • providing opportunities for student and faculty interaction and learning through co-curricular events and services

To find out how you can get more involved, stop by the Office of Student Life at each campus.

Student Activities

Student clubs and organizations exist to support the college goal of promoting student learning and success through the support from the Office of Student Life. CF student clubs and organizations give individuals a chance to pursue interests while developing new relationships and leadership skills.

Academic-Supported Organizations

These groups are generally tied to an academic course. They include Brain Bowl, Community of Scholars and "The Patriot Press." All students are invited to try out, audition or interview. Selection is limited.

The Visual and Performing Arts programs include Patriot Singers, Wind Symphony, Jazz Band, CF Theatre, CF Dance Ensemble, annual Student Art Exhibition and more. Students may participate or enjoy as a spectator. For information, contact the Visual and Performing Arts Department at 352-854-2322, ext. 1419, or visit CF.edu/arts.

Athletics

Athletic teams include Men's and Women's Basketball, Softball, Baseball and Women's Volleyball. Athletics are open to all students; however, members are selected through recruitment, visits and tryouts. Opportunities are also available for managers and student trainers. Contact the Department of Athletics and Wellness education for information, 352-854-2322, ext. 1322 or 1325.

Intramural sports enhance the overall academic experience. A variety of sports are offered, including soccer, basketball, flag football and volleyball. Programs are open to all CF students.

Student Clubs

Clubs are established by students, based on common interests, and include social experiences, educational workshops and service projects. Clubs range from the African-American Student Union to Criminal Justice to the Equestrian Club. Clubs are open to current CF students.

If you don’t see something that you are interested in, inquire about starting your own club! Check us out on the Web at CF.edu/Student Life

Student Leadership Organizations

This group includes the Student Activities Board and the Student Ambassadors. Members will be selected based on established criteria. All students are invited to interview.

Wellness

Success depends on balance in all aspects of life. Wellness activities include fitness classes, jogging trail, spinning room, swimming pool and weight room. These activities are scheduled to provide students with cardiovascular improvement, core strength, muscular endurance and flexibility to enhance overall fitness and wellness levels. Check out CF.edu/Wellness for a schedule or call 352-854-2322, ext. 1322 or 1325.