Academic Catalog

Student Life and Leadership

All students are encouraged to participate in programs and activities sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Leadership located in the Student Center at the Pecos Campus and Bridget Hall at the Williams Campus. There are many opportunities to enhance a student's experience at CGCC by getting involved outside of the classroom.

These include leadership development, community service programs, cultural events, and an opportunity to participate in one of the many student organizations. For more information visit: To participate in campus, community service programs, or Service-Learning call the Office of Student Life and Leadership at 480-732-7104.

Equity, Inclusion & Retention Programs

Male Empowerment Network (MEN)

A program dedicated to increase the access, persistence and graduation rate of minority male students. To connect minority male students with academic and professional support resources and services and create a culture of success and empowerment. For more information or to get connected, reach out to

Women Rising

A program dedicated to increase the access, persistence and graduation rate of minority female students. To connect minority female students with academic and professional support resources and services and create a culture of success and empowerment. For more information or to get connected, reach out to

Bridging Success

A program to support students who were in foster care and to assist them achieve their academic dreams. At Chandler-Gilbert we have champions & coaches ready to help you succeed. Get connected by reaching out to

Leadership Development

Getting Involved - Leadership Retreats and Leadership Activities are organized to increase students’ leadership skills during the fall and spring semesters. Interested students are encouraged to call or email the Office of Student Life and Leadership at 480-732-7104 or".

Community Service and Volunteer Opportunities

Students are encouraged to serve and volunteer on campus and in the community in a variety of ways. Check out service opportunities here: or email to get involved. There are also preplanned and organized volunteer opportunities each semester called CommUNITY for students to sign up for.

Coyote Cupboard 

Coyote Cupboard is a food pantry, non-perishable and household items are available to any CGCC student or employee. CGCC is proud to partner with Mathew's Crossing Food Bank. For more information email

Produce Distribution

We are proud to partner with United Food Bank to serve students, staff and community members at the Pecos and Williams Campus on a monthly basis offering fresh produce. For more information regarding basic needs please visit:


This is an exciting teaching strategy designed to integrate community service into the classroom. This program benefits everyone involved: students, faculty members, and the community. 

Into the Streets

Each semester students are encouraged to participate in the Into the Streets program, which is designed to give students hands-on experience serving in some of CGCC’s many community service agencies, such as the Boys and Girls Clubs, nursing homes, and homeless shelters.

Adopt-A-Family Program

This program assists CGCC students with necessary food, clothing, and related resources. During the holidays, meals and gifts are provided as well. Students must complete an application or be referred by college employees. For more information, please contact

CGCC Student Organizations

The list of student organizations at CGCC grows each year. Listed below are the current, officially recognized groups. Student organizations may be formed for many purposes — social, service, athletic, professional, and religious. Current information is available in the Office of Student Life and Leadership. For more information about student organizations contact

  • APIC – Asian Pacific Islander Club
  • Art Club
  • Black Student Union
  • Christian Challenge
  • Coding Club
  • DECA
  • Esports
  • Educators Rising
  • Engineering Club
  • IEC – Inter-cultural Exchange Club
  • LSO - Latinx Student Organization
  • One Voice
  • Pre-Health Professionals Club
  • Psi Beta
  • PTK – Phi Theta Kappa
  • Student Veterans Organization
  • SHPE - Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • SWE - Society of Women Engineers

Esports Program

What is Esports? Esports is an organized video game competition. CGCC Esports program is providing an innovative opportunity for students to compete in collegiate and non-collegiate tournaments through the exploration of Esports. Our Esports program uses gaming to bring our diverse and inclusive community together with casual and competitive events both in person and online. We welcome both the casual and competitive gamer. Join CGCC gaming community at the following link,

How to Create a Student Organization

Student organizations can be created to meet the needs of a diverse student population. Students thinking of creating a new student organization should meet with the Director of Student Life and Leadership to learn the steps to take to have any group officially recognized at CGCC. For more information, contact

Co-Curricular and Multicultural Programs

Co-curricular programs are programs that refer to activities, programs, events, and learning experiences that complement what students at Chandler-Gilbert Community College are learning in the classroom. These Co-curricular opportunities connect to or mirror the academic curriculum. The office of Student Life and Leadership values diversity and inclusion by providing multicultural opportunities for students to attend heritage events and learn about different cultures. Students interested in participating in Co-curricular or Multicultural events on campus are encouraged to visit or email

College and Student Activities Budgets

CGCC allocates funds to a variety of college and student activities. These funds cover a host of special events, cultural celebrations, co-curricular activities, academic recognitions, service learning, and a variety of performing arts activities. Please contact the Vice President of Student Affairs’ Office at 480-732-7322 for more information.

Voter Education and Registration

Students and community members have the opportunity to register to vote in the Office of Student Life and Leadership at CGCC. Voter registration is also available online at or by calling 877-THE-VOTE [877-843-8683]. Contact the Office of Student Life and Leadership at 480-732-7104 or visit for registration deadlines and election dates.