CoCurricular/Activities

CoCurricular Programs Office 

The Colleges Nine and John R. Lewis College CoCurricular Programs Office ("The CoCo") offers a variety of events, classes, retreats, concerts, and student clubs for College Nine students. Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to make friends and build community, develop their own style of leadership, build a robust set of career-ready, 21st Century skills, and express themselves through a wide range of projects and initiatives that enhance our community, explore the college theme, and provide opportunities for hands-on learning and development. [show more]

Our office supports student-driven programming that provides opportunities for learning and taking action on important local and global issues while exploring the college theme of International and Global Perspectives. When you join the CoCo you will learn, contribute, grow, and teach. You will find community. Join us!

Leadership Certificate

To formally recognize leadership contributions and experiences, the Social Justice & Community Leadership Certificate is presented at commencement for qualifying graduates.

To learn more about how you can be awarded a leadership certificate please see the leadership certificate page.

Practical Activism Conference

The Practical Activism is a day-long conference led and organized by students from College Nine, John R. Lewis College, University of California Santa Cruz with the guidance of staff from the Co-Curricular Programs. This year's PAC is scheduled to be held on February 26, 2022 in the C9/10 MPR.

To learn more about what PAC is and how to get involved please visit the official PAC website.

Activities Office

The Programs and Activities Office plans programs and activities for students that offer opportunities to participate in a vibrant College Nine community. From Fall Orientation and Welcome Week activities to Graduation and Commencement Exercises, the Programs and Activities Office engages students from their first days as a new student to their last days as they receive their diplomas. [show more]

Student Community Program Assistants (CPAs) support these programs as well as plan other activities that are of interest to students and provide moments for reflection, creativity, conversation, and fun: College Nights, film showings, art projects, hikes, dances, and more.

College Nights are community dinners that feature a special theme menu with educational displays and entertainment. Open to the entire College Nine community and free for meal plan holders, a limited number of free tickets are available to non-meal plan holders. Recent themes include Pirates vs. Ninjas, International Islands, and Harry PotterClick here for schedule and ticket details.

The most successful programs are ones generated by student ideas and we invite you to stop by the Activities Office in the Recreation Lounge. Stop by to share your ideas, volunteer, or watch the big screen TV. We look forward to meeting you.

Below, you can see everything going on at College Nine and John R. Lewis College this week!