Community Activism/Service

Animal Rights Club


The purpose of this club is for students to promote awareness of responsible science, ethical consumerism, and environmentalism. Members advocate peaceful co-existence of humans and all of earth's creatures. This organization strives for enhancing the quality of life for animals and people.

Circle K

The objectives of this Kiwanis-sponsored organization are to provide a practical means of forming enduring friendships, to encourage participation in group activities and to provide service on campus and in the community.

Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Alliance 

Under the umbrella of the New Jersey Educational Opportunity Fund, the Alliance strengthens the EOF program at Ocean County College by providing guest speakers, offering a support system to peers, providing leadership training, advocating for programming and legislative changes, and participating in the statewide EOF Alliance.

Environmental Club

An organization dedicated to environmental education awareness and action. Emphasis placed on grass-roots environmental networking and participation in state and national organizations. Participation includes outdoor activities, fun, and friends.

Rotaract (Rotary)

The objectives of this Rotary-sponsored organization are to provide opportunities to develop leadership skills, encourage community and campus service, and create group activities with understanding and goodwill toward all people.

NJ Community Waterwatch, OCC Chapter

NJCWW, a statewide organization located on many campuses, is dedicated to education and community service surrounding water quality issues. Here in Ocean County, members work towards K-12 students and community residents about the effects of nonpoint source pollution, or "people pollution," water conservation, and how to be a responsible citizen in the Barnegat Bay Watershed. Participation includes community, river, and beach cleanups, Adopt-A-Stream (water quality testing), environmental education presentations, and other outdoor fieldwork and fun events bringing diverse groups of people together. Visit the OCC Water Watch Facebook page.

OCC Republicans

This club makes known and promotes the principles of the Republican party among members of the college campus and community; aids in the election of Republican candidates at all levels of government; encourages and assists in the organization and active functioning of the Republican Party at local, state, and national levels; and will help develop political skills and leadership abilities among Republican students as preparation for future service.

SAGE Foundation

This community based organization is focused on creating and hosting innovative programs to prevent recidivism.

Students Learning about Politics (SLAP)

The purpose of this club is to expose students to various political philosophies and to enable students to meet with political candidates.