Extracurricular Activities

Calendar of Events

For a list of all events happening at FSCJ, visit the Calendar of Events.

Campus Student Programming Boards

The Campus Student Programming Boards (CSPB) are the programming wing of the Student Government Association and provides extracurricular activities for FSCJ students to enjoy. The CSPB consists of student leaders that plan and coordinate activities that occur at each campus and center. CSPB duties include planning, marketing and coordinating events. For more information, please contact your campus Student Life & Leadership office or Student Life & Leadership at getinvolved@fscj.edu.

Diversity & Inclusion Programs and Trainings

Diversity & Inclusion programs and trainings address culturally inclusive topics that affect our diverse student populations and are open to all students. We engage the College through workshops and educational presentations. Students will also have the opportunity to assist with training and programs. For more information, please contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

FSCJ Leadership Certificate Program

The FSCJ Leadership Certificate Program is offered in the fall and spring terms and is capped at 40 participants per semester. To receive a Leadership Certificate, recipients must volunteer six hours in their community as well as attend a Leadership Retreat, online or in-person workshops, and a Leadership Symposium. For more information, contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

H.O.P.E. Food Pantry

The FSCJ H.O.P.E. (Helping Out People Every Day) Food Pantry serves students by providing food and educational programs. The pantry provides students anonymous access to free non-perishable food products, made available by generous donations from the community.

The Downtown Campus H.O.P.E. Food Pantry is located in Room C-124 (101 W. State St., Jacksonville, FL 32202) and the South Campus H.O.P.E. Food Pantry is located in Room D-116 (11901 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32246). Visit the H.O.P.E. webpage for current hours of operation.

If you have questions about the FSCJ H.O.P.E. Food Pantry or need assistance, contact FoodPantry@fscj.edu.

Hazing Prohibited

The College prohibits any action or situation that recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental or physical health or safety of a student. Students and organizations are prohibited from engaging in any form of hazing either on or off campus. For additional information, contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

History & Heritage Celebrations

History & Heritage celebrations are open to all students and provide a spaces to teach and learn about cultural history through Collegewide events. Celebrations include Diversity Awareness and LGBTQ+ (September), Hispanic Heritage (October), Intercultural Awareness (November), Human Rights (January), Black History (February), Women’s History (March) and Asian Pacific American (April). Committees of students and college employees help to plan these events. For more information, please contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

Intercollegiate Athletics

A diverse program of intercollegiate athletics is available at the College. Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Indoor Volleyball and Women’s Beach Volleyball are located at the South Campus. Baseball, Softball and Esports are located at our North Campus. For more information, including schedules and results, visit the Go BlueWave website.

Students may have an opportunity to tryout and participate on an intercollegiate athletic program regardless of the campus where they attend classes. The director of athletics and coaching staff designated for each sport oversee the recruitment, eligibility and financial assistance of student athletes. Florida State College at Jacksonville is a member of the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Student who wish to try out for a team must do so prior to the start of the semester in order to academically verify eligibility. Contact the head coach directly for tryout dates and the required physical. For head coach contact information, visit the Athletics Staff Directory.

Intramural/Recreational Activities

The College provides both group and individualized intramural/recreational activities. Activities may include flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, dodgeball and kickball. In addition, marked walking paths and fitness centers are located at South, Downtown, North and Kent Campuses, and at Deerwood Center. For a current list of activities and hours of operation, visit the Intramurals webpage. Special discount passes to a variety of community recreational facilities, including bowling, movies, and JTA bus passes, are available for purchase in the Campus Student Financial Services Offices. For additional information, visit Student Financial Services.

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors lead campus tours and assist with recruitment and retention activities. For more information, contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

Student Government Association

The FSCJ Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the official voice of the student body as well as provides a connection between the student body, faculty and the administration of the college. SGA is governed by currently enrolled students and consists of representatives from each campus and center SGA. For more information, visit the Student Government Association (SGA) webpage or contact sga@fscj.edu.

Student Handbill Procedures

Any individual or organization wishing to distribute handbills while on College property may do so if approved by the Director of Campus Operations in coordination with Student Life & Leadership for each campus. If approved, a designated area will be provided for the activity. For additional information, contact getinvolved@fscj.edu.

Student Life Centers

Student Life Centers provide a safe place for students to relax, meet new people, and study with friends. Students may play table tennis, billiards, board games, (air hockey and foosball at some locations) and utilize televisions for gaming console use. Students may learn about different ways to get involved by speaking to Student Life & Leadership staff.

For more information, contact your campus or center Student Life Center or email getinvolved@fscj.edu.

  • Cecil Center: Room A110. Contact Kent Campus Student Life & Leadership at (904) 381-3674 for ways to get involved.

  • Deerwood Center: Room G1701, (904) 997-2507

  • Downtown Campus: Room C101, (904) 633-8273

  • Kent Campus: Room G149, (904) 381-3675

  • Nassau Center: Room A102. Contact North Campus Student Life & Leadership at (904) 766-5550 for ways to get involved.

  • North Campus: Room E235, (904) 766-5550

  • South Campus: Room U200, (904) 646-2251

Student Organizations

Florida State College at Jacksonville has more than 50 student organizations. A list of student organizations, as well as the Student Organization Charter kit and the Student Organization Handbook, are available at on the Student Organizations webpage.

Volunteer Service Programs

Volunteer Services offers opportunities for students to connect with the community by encouraging them to take a few hours out of their week to volunteer. Students learn how to work cohesively with different people to form teams as well as how to be a leader. To see what volunteer opportunities are available, please log in to FSCJ Serves. If you have additional questions about the areas of Volunteerism, contact FSCJVolunteers@fscj.edu.