Student Life

“Getting involved at ICC is crucial. If you just come to school for your classes and then immediately leave, you’re not giving yourself the chance to connect with other students. You don’t really get the college experience.”

Attention Aspiring Student Writers!

Enter the Student Life Writing Contest

Submit your original work for one of these categories:

  • Documented research paper
  • Creative writing/short story
  • Essay of 500 words or less on “How my community college changed my life” (Paul Simon Essay Contest)
  • Poetry/lyrics
  • Memoir-Focus on one episode in your life and how it impacted you. It can be serious, funny, sad…the choice is up to you. Your memoir should be 700-1000 words in length, double spaced.

Prizes awarded in each category for 1st place ($75), 2nd place ($50), and 3rd place ($25). “Essay” category awards one winner only.

Email your submission as a Word attachment or any questions to [email protected].

Deadline to submit your work is Fri., March 12 by 4:30 pm.

Experience Life Beyond the Classroom

Student life is how you get connected at ICC. We have a multitude of clubs, activities, and recreational groups available to help you meet new people and grow. From politics to music to sports to cultural events and more. Find new interests. Take on a leadership role. Achieve more. Make the most out of your time in college.

Student Life

Student Life sponsors events and oversees student organizations on campus. Events include the Student Organization Expo, New Student Orientation, Welcome Days, Annual Writing Contest and Student Trustee Election.

Learn more about the clubs and organizations or even how to create one:

Benefits of Getting Involved

  • Positively influences student learning and development.

  • Helps students identify with a peer group.

  • Encourages students to feel more connected to campus so they are more likely to return.

  • Helps students understand the importance of critical thinking, time management and how to manage conflict in an effective and positive manner.

  • Leads to increased self-confidence, autonomy and appreciation for diversity.