Getting involved in activities on campus and the community is easy here. The diverse array of activities going on all the time at our small and supportive campus make student clubs the perfect place to share interests, take on leadership roles, and learn from your fellow Yotes.
Find a club or two that interests you, and contact their representative to get involved!
Clubs and Organizations
Active Minds is a national organization committed to changing the conversation about mental health across the country, with about 550 student-led chapters, including our very own College of Idaho chapter! Active Minds brings to mental health what no other organization can- the voice of young people who are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses and the way mental health is addressed on campuses and in society at large. The program empowers young adults to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, create communities of support and ultimately save lives. As a chapter, C of I Active Minds hosts events and distributes resources & information to the student body with the aim to create a supportive community for mental health awareness on campus.
President: Lily Archuleta
This organization will serve to increase awareness, involvement, and availability to alpine-related activities at The College of Idaho. This includes bouldering, sport climbing, indoor climbing, and mountaineering.
President: Kyra Hanson
The purpose of this organization is: (1) to incorporate a mentoring program in order to mentor incoming members through their first couple of years of college; (2) to bring together resources on language, culture, and travel; (3) to become an informative center, exchanging information between the students of this college and the outside community on Hispanic matters; and (4) to raise funds for activities and to participate in cultural events related to Hispanic culture on campus and off-campus.
Our mission is to be a force to unite Africans, friends, relatives, and other members of the community through information interchange which involved groundbreaking seminars, workshops, and activities that will provide a forum for intellectual growth in terms of understanding black culture, history, and heritage.
President: Thandiswa Mdluli
Chic Boutique is a student-initiated FREE second-hand store at The College of Idaho. We collect donations from students, faculty members, staff, or any donor that might know of us and offers them for free to students on campus in need of clothing and/or school supplies. We also aim to support incoming freshmen who might need these supplies as they start their college careers. Other than doing openings for students to collect free clothes and supplies, we organize an annual fashion show where students and faculty members get to walk down the runway and perform acts while wearing donated outfits because we all know that you can still dress sustainable AND look chic.
President: JoJo Soussa
This club will aim to provide Computer Science students at The College of Idaho with a place to work collaboratively on coding challenges and problems in order to prepare for the rigorous job interview process for highly sought-after jobs.
President: Thomas Bartlett
President: Peyton Fleming
The Ski Club is a competitive alpine ski racing team. The team travels and trains in the winter across the Pacific Northwest to compete against other schools. We aim to build confidence and skill on and off the hill, while achieving strong team results at each race.
President: Sasha Mueller
This organization’s purpose is to foster peoples’ love of cooking.
President: Patrick Mark
The Creative Writing Club has the goal of creating a space that fosters expression, creativity, and cooperation with fellow writers.
President: Thomas Olson
This organization will provide opportunities for College of Idaho students of all levels of dance experience to learn various forms of dance and perform staff and student choreographed pieces. This is not related to the College's Purple Illusion dance team.
President: Sonam Diki Lama
This organization will serve to create a respectful environment of student-athlete fellowship at The College of Idaho. It will serve to invoke thoughtful conversations and encourage a positive mindset in and around all sports and aspects of competition. FCA’s mission is “to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church,” and our vision is “to see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.”
President: Josh Fritz
The College of Idaho GSCA is for College of Idaho students from all genders and sexualities – including those with no identification – who want to learn more about gender and sexuality, make new friends, and contribute to a more compassionate and understanding campus community.
President: Janderin Diaz Hernandez
Strengthening Greek relations, improving the community, and providing a device to member organizations to secure their place as leaders of the college community.
President: Kaden Youssef
The College of Idaho Interfaith Council is for C of I students from all faith and philosophical traditions – including those with no religious affiliation – who want to learn more about faith and religion, make new friends, and contribute to creating a more compassionate and understanding world community.
President: Nour Ibrahim
The purpose of this club is to promote multicultural interaction and camaraderie through soccer.
President: Hari Tamang
ISO aims to be the center of representation, community, awareness, care, and support system for international students at The College of Idaho. It brings international and domestic students to common grounds through events to discuss diversity, inclusion, culture. As well as to improve understanding and cultural communication.
President: Ester Ezeogu
This organization will serve as a place for all students interested in mathematics and physics to come together to celebrate and investigate the subject.
President: Anupa Poudyal
Oxfam club is a small club here at Cofi that has been working to raise awareness about poverty and hunger. Our past actions include hunger banquets, educational movie screenings, discussion panels, Oxfam shows, fundraising, and petitions. For more information, here is a link to Oxfam America. https://www.oxfamamerica.org/
President: Diana Mbahoze
The College of Idaho Pre-Health Club provides students at C of I the opportunity to engage in a wide variety of career-oriented events, build relationships with medical professionals, and acquire the necessary experience needed to prepare for their desired medical profession. The College's Pre-Health Club values human life, humanitarian deeds, and the sciences, together embodying the liberal arts ideals.
President: Reannon Suzuki
By invitation from the Psychology department with an application process and induction ceremony.
President: Charmayne Bennett
The Public Sphere Club is dedicated to revitalizing a public sphere on our college campus. A public sphere is a space in which citizens gather to discuss public issues. This organization will provide a space for students to sharpen their political sensibilities through participation and deliberation. We seek to empower students to advocate on behalf of themselves, and their political beliefs, while learning to navigate differences of opinion through conversation. We hold events where we connect students, faculty, staff, and alumni to dialogue about current events and the pressing political topics of our day. The Club is explicitly non-partisan and welcoming of all students.
President: Samantha Bohannon
This organization will serve to fundraise for cancer awareness and cancer treatments. We want to provide awareness and education for our peers as well as the community.
President: Reannon Suzuki
Established at the College in 1988 as Sigma Chi Alpha, the group received its charter as the Kappa Lambda Chapter of Sigma Chi International on January 29, 1994. The members of our chapter stay involved with the school and community through philanthropic events such as Derby Days. We also have a partnership with the Huntsman Cancer Foundation and volunteer with the Caldwell community to help keep the city clean. In addition, we hold a strong focus on leadership as our members are involved in student government, International Student Organization, multiple sports teams, and organizing events for the entire student body. With a strong emphasis on a high GPA and community service, Sigma Chi is an active organization at C of I, committed to bettering themselves, the campus, and the community!
If you have any questions about what it means to be a brother of the Kappa Lambda chapter, please visit the Sigma Chi website at https://sigmachi.org.
President: Andrew Ippolito
The purpose of Sigma Epsilon Sorority is to promote friendship and sisterhood, the strength of character, academic excellence, clean sportsmanship in all college activities, social activities, and health, both moral and physical.
Contact Erin Lasher for more information.
We are a fun group playing and coaching a fun sport. Join us and have some fun.
President: Yousef Hanafi
The College of Idaho Tennis club's goal is to promote inclusivity, fun, and learning in a safe environment. This club is open to anyone at any time even if you don't have any prior experience and all equipment is provided. It is a no-stress environment where you get to have fun and meet new people with whom you will get to build relationships that may last even past your years here at the College.
President: Anthony McComb
TERRA is The College of Idaho’s environmental club. We focus on educating the campus about environmental issues through campus-wide events and programs. Through a proactive hands-on approach, TERRA also works to raise awareness to incrementally change practices and to promote a greener present and future.
President: King Vilaysouk
The Yote Ghosts are a group committed to exploring a broad range of paranormal topics (ghosts, cryptids, aliens/UFOs, other strange phenomena, etc.) with an open mind and diverse perspectives. This organization also gives participants a chance to develop investigative skills and aims to put them to real-world, practical use if they so choose.
President: Meghan Laughlin
The purpose of this club is to teach students about the College's rich history and diverse traditions and establish lifelong relationships with the college. We aim to foster tradition and pride, promote and inspire class unity, offer opportunities for direct communication between students and alumni, educate students about our institutional strengths and challenges in preparation for their lifelong role as alumni, heighten student awareness of resources available to them after they leave college, and keep young alumni engaged and connected to the College after graduation. We support the college with our time, talent, financial resources, and strive to learn more about traditions and how we can maintain them in years to come. Some of our core messages to students include helping them understand the value of their degree, preserving the college experience for future students, how students can help the college meet its challenges as an institution, learning the history of the college, and sustaining The College of Idaho’s excellence.
President: Josh Andersen