3.18 Extracurricular and Co-curricular Activities

(Revised 5-12-2003, 12-6-2021)

East Central College will offer a range of activities to foster student development, enrich student life, enhance the instructional curriculum, and support the mission of the College.

Procedures: (Revised 12-6-2021)

3.18.1 The Board of Trustees will approve all intercollegiate sports.

3.18.2 Coaches and athletes will abide by the rules and regulations of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). A copy of the rules and regulations is available through the Chief Student Affairs Officer and Athletic Director.

3.18.3 Intercollegiate athletics will be funded from student activity fees.

3.18.4 The College recognizes the Student Government Association (SGA) as the organization that represents the students’ view in matters involving campus improvement and oversees the activities of all other student clubs and organizations recognized as active by the SGA. There is a maximum of one student government association per location (Union and Rolla).

3.18.5 Student clubs and organizations must have an employee sponsor, file an application with the Campus Life and Leadership Coordinator, gather a minimum of five signatures of current East Central College students, and be formally recognized by the Student Government Association.

3.18.6 Student clubs and organizations are governed by the constitution of the Student Government Association. Failure to function in accordance with the SGA mission statement or constitution will bring about loss of approval.

3.18.7 Student publications are produced by students who are enrolled in related Journalism/Mass Media and English classes and/or who are active with the ECC Student Media Club.

3.18.8 Guidelines for all student publications are available in the Student Publications Handbook available through the faculty sponsor or the Chief Student Affairs Officer.