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STUDENT LIFE AT BROWARD COLLEGE

Student Life is here to help you succeed in three steps: Connect, Develop and Soar!

From social and educational events to leadership and volunteer initiatives, we have many opportunities for you to stay connected and involved.

Opportunities, Resources and Community

Student Life is all about developing you holistically. All of our programs are based on the Wellness Wheel, which includes 8 key areas of student development: Intellectual, Financial, Emotional, Spiritual, Occupational, Physical, Environmental and Social.

Connect with key resources on campus at our Welcome Week programs, speak with professionals in your field of interest at our Career Pathway workshops, and discover rich and diverse cultures in our multiple heritage festivals throughout the year. We also host virtual programs through various online platforms and on social media so you can continue to develop off campus!

Student Life has many opportunities for you to Connect, Develop and Soar. All it takes is for you to make the first step and get involved. Contact Student Life to learn about our upcoming events and follow us on social media to keep up with the latest news and updates!

Where Tomorrow's Leaders Connect, Develop and Soar

Being a leader, at any level, is a challenge. At Broward College, we are dedicated to offering you the opportunities and support that will help develop you into a strong, compassionate and ethically driven leader.

We provide opportunities to take your leadership skills further with workshops, retreats and lecture series. Take a look at our various programs to take your leadership skills to new heights.

Student Ambassadors

Help New Students Make the Transition

Student Ambassadors assist prospective students in their transition to Broward College. They serve as a resource for incoming students and their families, as well as encouraging and supporting the educational endeavors of current BC students.

In order to participate in this scholarship program, a student must:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester
  • Have a FAFSA on file for the current academic year (except international students)
    • International students must have an F-1 visa status in order to be eligible for the program

Some of the responsibilities of the Student Ambassador position include:

  • Conducting campus tours
  • Participating in recruitment initiatives
  • Assisting with Broward College events & programs

Interested in joining? Contact a Student Life office on Central, North, South, or the Downtown campus for more information.

Student Government

Lead Broward College to Excellence

Become a part of the democratic process at your home campus. Join Student Government for the opportunity to directly affect campus life and other students.

What You Will do

  • Represent Broward College in local, regional and state-wide events
  • Act as a liaison between all student organizations and college administration
  • Serve with a student board to enact positive change

What You Will Develop

  • Learn conflict resolution
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Develop your skills as a team member
  • Experience the legislative process firsthand

How to Get Started

For additional information and to learn how you can participate in Student Government at Broward College, contact a Student Life office today!

Leadership Retreats

Hone Your Leadership Skills

Are you currently serving in a leadership position at Broward College? Then you can apply for and participate in our leadership retreats! Pick up valuable skills to help you lead both on and off campus.

What You Will Develop

  • Strengthen your leadership techniques
  • Understand best practices and ways to run a meeting
  • Learn new leadership strategies and theories
  • Methods on how you can be a more effective leader

Leadership retreats vary. For more information, contact a Student Life office near you today!

An involved student is a successful student, and there are many ways for you to get connected to the college. One way is to join a student club or organization. You can even start a new club!

Joining a Student Organization

  • Check out the most up-to-date list of student organizations online. You can also learn how to create one if it doesn’t already exist.
  • Connect with the club or organization to learn about their meetings and events!

Clubs and organization offerings vary every semester. Click on the button below to see this year’s active clubs!

Club Rosters

Student Life believes in promoting healthy student living. Our Seahawk Programming Board hosts interactive workshops and activity classes that focus on overall health, nutrition, wellness and awareness and include the following:

  • Mental health
  • Cancer awareness
  • Nutrition
  • Men’s and women's health
  • Relationship-building seminars
  • Alcohol and tobacco awareness
  • Free confidential HIV screenings
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Free condoms

Students can also participate in healthy competition through our intramural sports events like soccer and volleyball and the offerings vary per term.

Contact Student Life to receive more health and wellness information.

Due to COVID, our volunteer opportunities have been postponed until further notice. Stay connected to us on social media for updates.

 

Part of your college journey is realizing that there is a greater community that needs your attention and care. Our Seahawk Programming Board organizes efforts to pay it forward and help make our community a better place. Aside from giving back, students can also earn volunteer hours through our various initiatives which include the following:

  • Park and beach cleanups
  • Toy, food, clothing and school supply drives
  • Food bank distribution and organization
  • Environmental and sustainability efforts

You can even apply to volunteer at some of our Student Life events! Contact Student Life to ask about our various volunteer opportunities.

Due to COVID, our Activity Center remains closed. Stay connected to us on social media for updates.

 

Welcome to the Activity Center, your official student lounge! It’s a place where you can relax in between classes and connect with other students. Here, you’ll find pool tables, gaming consoles, board games and air hockey! The Activity Center also serves as a multipurpose room where we host where we host other events such as movie nights, guest speaker series and even karaoke. We look forward to your visit!

As the Student Life offices are currently remote, ID cards are only being issued on the select dates and times listed below. If students do not come to campus on these dates, they will still be able to access all of their academic needs and resources so long as they have their Student ID number.

South Campus (8am-4pm) - August 25, 27; September 22, 24; October 20, 22; November 10, 12
North Campus (8am-4pm) - August 26, 27; September 23, 24; October 21, 22; November 12, 13
Central Campus (8am-4pm) - August 24, 25; September 21, 22; October 19, 20; November 9, 10


How to Get Your Student ID Card

Visit your nearest Student Life office to receive your student ID. Your first ID is free.

Students must have their classes paid in full at least two days prior to obtaining an ID. For students on the payment plan, the first payment must be received prior to receiving an ID; for College Academy & Dual Enrollment, students must have registered for classes more than two days prior to obtaining an ID.

Lost/Stolen IDs

Has your student ID been stolen? Show the police report to Student Life for a free replacement. The police report must contain the case number and must list the ID as a stolen object.

If you lost your ID, you may be able to find it in the lost and found in Campus Safety.

If the ID is still lost or you unable to provide proof it was stolen, you will need to pay $15 for a replacement.

What You Can Access With Your ID Card

Connect with us!

Central Campus

North Campus

South Campus

Willis Holcombe Center

Building 33, Room 120 
Willis Holcombe Center map
954-201-7964

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Miramar West Center

Building 31, Room 132A
Miramar West Center map
954-201-8463

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Pines Center

Building 100, Room 107
Pines Center map

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OFFICE OF THE STUDENT OMBUDSPERSON

Students may submit concerns to the office of the Student Ombudsperson.

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OTHER STUDENT RESOURCES

Here are some other resources that can help you in your journey at Broward College.

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