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STARTING A NEW CLUB

Inter-Club Council (I.C.C.) is the official club chartering organization on campus and it will be at a meeting of this student group that the vote for the proposed chartering of a new club will occur.  In order for a proposed charter to appear on the Inter-Club Council agenda a couple of completed forms must be on file in the Student Development Office.  Pick up a packet from the Student Development Office entitled "How to Charter a Club" which contains the necessary procedures and forms.  

                    • “How to Charter a Club” - PDF printable version - 8 pages including the petition form
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PROCEDURES FOR CHARTERING A CLUB- Fall 2014 Deadline: 1PM, FRI. OCT. 31, 2014

1.  Complete a form entitled "Petition to the Inter-Club Council to Become an ECC Club" and obtain the signatures of 10 currently enrolled students interested in being in your proposed club. These 10 students must have paid the $10 fee for a current VALID ASB sticker on their Student ID card.
2.  On the same form, obtain the signature of a faculty member who agrees to serve as the adviser for your club.  A club may have more than one adviser.
3.  Submit a copy of a typewritten constitution that reflects a democratic plan for selection of members without regard for race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, handicap, age, and Vietnam-era veteran status.
4.  File all completed forms with the I.C.C. Adviser, Breanna von Stein, in the Student Development Office.  A copy will be distributed to the I.C.C. Review Board Commissioner.
5.  The I.C.C. Review Board will place on their agenda your proposal to become a club. Prepare to have an official representative attend this meeting. The last day to turn in paperwork to form a new club during the fall semester is Oct. 31, 2014.
6.  After recommendation by the Review Board the proposed club will be placed on the agenda of the next I.C.C. meeting for chartering.  Prepare to have a representative attend this meeting and upon approval, subsequent I.C.C. meetings. 
7.  After approval of the club by the Inter-Club Council, a “Club Officers and Advisers Information Sheet” must be filed with the I.C.C. Adviser, Breanna von Stein. 

REACTIVATE AN EXISTING CAMPUS CLUB- Fall 2014 Deadline: 1PM, FRI. OCT. 31, 2014

Which Existing E.C.C. Clubs May be Reactivated?
A club may be reactivate if:

  • The club's charter is in good standing and has not been revoked by the Inter-Club Council
  • The club's purpose has not changed
  • The club is composed of ten or more registered ECC students
  • The club has at least one ECC faculty adviser (it is advisable to contact the past adviser, but not mandatory that the adviser be the same person)
  • The club members adhere to the club's existing constitution
  • Any revisions to the club's constitution must be done in accordance with provisions in the club's existing constitution     
  • A current copy of the club's constitution is filed in the Student Development Office. 

    “How to REACTIVATE a Club” - PDF printable version - 3 pages including the petition form
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Procedures for Reactivating an Existing Club- Fall 2014 Deadline: 1PM, FRI. OCT. 31, 2014

1.   Submit a “Notice to Reactivate a Club” containing the signatures of ten club members and the club’s faculty adviser(s) to the ICC Adviser, Breanna von Stein, in the Student Development Office. A copy of the club’s existing constitution must be attached to the petition. Upon verification of the 10 ECC student members, the ICC Review Board Commissioner will report the club’s activation to the Inter-Club Council and file the petition and constitution in the Student Development Office. The last day to turn in paperwork to reactivate a club during the fall semester is OCT. 31, 2014.
2.   Submit a Calendar Date Requisition at the Student Development office to schedule a meeting room on campus. Officer elections should take place at the first or second meeting of the club.
3.   After officer elections, complete and file an "Officers and Advisers Information Sheet" with the I.C.C. Adviser in the Student Development Office. This information sheet should be submitted each semester that the club is active.

CLUB HANDBOOK

Click here for PDF printable version - 34 pages
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Limited copies of the handbook are also available in the Student Development Office.

The Club Handbook includes: 

  • Important information for new club officers and advisers
  • How to run a meeting and prepare an agenda
  • How to schedule a club meeting or activity
  • Club finances
  • How to publicize an event
  • Campus services

FORMS - TO BE COMPLETED EACH SEMESTER
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Forms are also available in the Student Development Office

For more information, please contact the I.C.C. Adviser, Breanna von Stein, in the Student Development Office located in the Activities Center. 
Phone: 310-660-3593, extension 3394
Email: kvonstein@elcamino.edu.

 Last Published 6/10/14