Students are encouraged to participate in activities outside the classroom. Choosing to become involved can greatly enhance your college experience. Students can participate in entertainment events like FREE movie nights, dances, special celebratory meals and more. Students can also attend educational and recreational events such as FREE paint nights, concerts, and special speakers. NDSCS also has intramurals, student leadership opportunities and over 30 clubs and organizations to choose from. To learn about your involvement opportunities, visit www.NDSCS.edu/StudentLife.
- Intercollegiate Athletics – Intercollegiate athletic competition for women includes volleyball, basketball, and softball. Intercollegiate competition for men includes football, basketball, and baseball.
- Intramurals – The Intramurals program for all interested students offers competition in various activities, such as basketball, softball, flag football, volleyball, and dodge ball etc.
- Clair T. Blikre Activities Center – Student are able to access the health and wellness activities/facilities within the Blikre Activities Center for free. Activities include swimming, racquetball, jogging, weightlifting, basketball and volleyball.
Clubs & Organizations
There are over 30 student clubs and organizations. Go to www.NDSCS.edu/Clubs for a complete listing of clubs and advisors.
- Campus Life – Campus life includes movies, dances, various events and activities, plays, educational speakers, concerts, organization events, and other special events.
- Campus Activities Board – Students serving on the Campus Activities Board (CAB) gain valuable leadership skills by planning events and activities to enrich the student experience at NDSCS. CAB members seek to create new engagement opportunities where students meet new people and have fun.
- NDSCS Ambassadors – NDSCS Ambassadors serve as a resource and help facilitate NDSCS events.
- Student Senate – The Student Senate represents and serves the student body. Student Senate is responsible for chartering new student clubs, awarding discretionary funding to student clubs and organizations, and representing student interests across campus.
- Resident Assistants – Resident Assistants (RAs) are student employees who support NDSCS living and learning communities by fostering welcoming environments that contribute to student success and personal growth. RAs provide educational and recreational programming, information, guidance and support.
To learn more about any of the above student leadership opportunities, please visit www.NDSCS.edu/StudentLeadership.
- Instrumental Music – Students interested may join the Concert Band with the option of auditioning for the Jazz Band. Students will participate in various ensembles and have performance and touring opportunities throughout the year. Students may join either Fall or Spring semesters. NDSCS has many school instruments that can be borrowed. Private Lessons are also available on all band instruments, piano, and guitar. A wellness credit is awarded for each group and scholarships are available.
- Vocal Music – Students interested may join the Concert Choir with the option of auditioning for the Wildcat Singers. Students will participate in various ensembles and have performance touring opportunities throughout the year. Students may join either Fall or Spring semesters. Private individual lessons and class voice for ensembles are also available for a credit. A wellness credit is awarded for each group and scholarships are available.
- Drama – Students may enroll in theater classes at NDSCS. The Art of Stagecraft would include building and painting set as well as working back stage on productions. The Theater Practicum class would allow a student to gain experience on stage in various situations and perform in a play. A wellness credit is awarded for each class.
- Volunteer Internship Course (PSYC 290 and 291) – NDSCS students have the opportunity to volunteer in agencies, organizations, healthcare facilities, and/or educational institutions to gain experience in civic duty, volunteerism, and the assistance of those in need. Students may also volunteer at a career-related site to evaluate and validate their vocational choice. The internship site may be in the Wahpeton-Breckenridge area, or in another community of the student’s choice. All NDSCS students are eligible to participate and receive academic credit. Contact the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department chair at 701-671-2364 for more information.
- Service Learning Opportunities – For a full list of opportunities to serve the community, visit www.NDSCS.edu/Volunteer.