The Office of Student Life has something for everyone. From leadership opportunities and community service to social events and entertainment, getting involved is easy! Find something you enjoy or challenge yourself to do something new. Either way, don't let your college years pass you by. GET INVOLVED!!
Triton College recognizes that involvement in extra-curricular activities enrich the social, cultural and educational experiences of students and the larger college community. The Office of Student Life supports the institutional mission by offering students the opportunity to participate in social, recreational, educational and cultural activities through a blending of many areas of campus life including student activities, clubs and organizations, event programming, leadership programs, community/volunteer services and more.
Office of Student LifeStudent Center Building, Room B-240
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3383
Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Whether you're looking for a social club, a common interest group, or a supportive group, Triton College offers something to fit your needs. If you're interested in getting involved or want to start a new club, click the Clubs and Organizations Application button below and we'll help you get started!
Clubs and Organizations
Membership in the Triton Accounting Club is open to all Triton Students who have an interest in learning more about the profession of accounting and field of business. Our meetings assist our members with employment skills such as resume writing, interview skills and internship opportunities. The members participate in field trips to accounting and auditing departments of different types of businesses and fun activities.
Architecture & Design Club
This club aims to inspire students and ignite their passion for architecture. A perfect place for architecture and design students to collaborate and share design ideas.
The mission of the Bible Club is to explore the lessons and non-denominational interpretations of the Bible.
Black Academic Student Association (B.A.S.A.)
This club promotes campus resources, programs and services in an effort to increase student involvement.
We want to welcome everyone into the world of chess and help them learn the strategies of the game. We welcome all members whether they are new to the game or have prior experience.
This club offers a safe space for Triton students no matter their gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. We bring awareness to the campus about social issues in the LGBTQ community.
Share knowledge and resources related to computer networking, mobile devices, and security.
Creative Writing Society
Creative Writing Society goal is to share and discuss short pieces, excerpts, and works of writers of interest in order to nurture, develop, and explore their ideas.
IPC - Student Chapter
The IPC Education Foundation's Student Chapter Program strives to foster a diverse ecosystem that connects students, teachers, educational institutions, and industry members across the socio-economic spectrum through the following:
- Provide engaging and relevant training materials, curriculum and resources, that appeals to students and are needed and desired by the electronics industry
- Promote regular and meaningful real-world work experiences and career opportunities between students and IPC industry members
- Fund scholarships and award prizes for technical student competitions
To become a member, each student must:
- •Be registered at least part-time (6 credit hours) and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
- In addition to submitting a Triton College Club and Organizations Member Application, you must also register as a member of the IPC Foundation by paying in full the membership fee required by the Foundation. Registration fee is $40.00. To register, click HERE.
IPC Membership Brochure - Click HERE
IPC Student Chapter Benefits - Click HERE
For more information on IPC Student Chapter at Triton College, please contact our advisor:
Latin American Student Organization (L.A.S.O.)
L.A.S.O. strives to be a resource for students and create activities that embrace cultural identity, educational equity, civic engagement, and support the undocumented student alliance.
We strive to be better skilled at using mathematical problem-solving techniques and compete in the American Math Association of Two-Year Colleges' Student Math League (SML).
Model Illinois Government (MIG)
Model Illinois Government (MIG) is an intercollegiate simulation of the different branches of government in the state of Illinois. Colleges across the state send representatives to this program.
Every year, Triton sends a delegation of 12 or more students to participate in MIG. Eligibility is based on attendance at preparatory meetings. MIG takes place in late February or early March each year.
Triton College pays for the transportation and hotel costs. The student participant is expected to fund their own meals and spending money.
George Lam, Advisor
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3993
Bill Decker. Advisor
(708) 456-0030, Ext. 3509
Model United Nations
The Model United Nations program brings together students from around the world in order to compete in a simulation of the United Nations. Each year a delegation of students is selected to represent Triton College in the program. Triton College pays the transportation, hotel, and registration costs. Students are expected to pay their own food costs.
To qualify, students must fill out an application and write a short essay on a preselected topic. Applications are available in the social science department office. Students will also be interviewed and approximately 8 students will be chosen for the program. Applications are generally due in late September, and student interviews are scheduled in early October. Upon request, academic credit through independent study is available for students participating in the event.
The highlight of the event occurs in the spring when the delegation travels to New York City to participate in the National Model United Nations Conference.
Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society designed to recognize excellence and encourage scholarship among students attending two-year colleges. Phi Theta Kappa, established in 1918, is the largest honor society today in American higher education with more than 1.5 million members and 1200 chapters located throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and Germany. In 1929, The American Association of Communication Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges, and in the year 2000 the American Association of Communication recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the general scholarship honor society serving associate-degree granting institutions.
Phi Theta Kappa's Mission:
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
We are Dedicated to:
- Recognizing and encouraging the academic achievement of two-year college students
- Providing opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programs
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For more information on Phi Theta Kappa at Triton College, please contact one of our advisors:
PTK Chapter Co-Advisor
PTK Chapter Co-Advisor
The Chi Zeta office is located in the Office of Student Life, B-240G.
Or, you can contact the office via phone at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3752
Our goal is to have students incorporate their ideas on a digital media platform.
We aim to promote matriculation of students in professional degree programs by mentoring and providing resources to assist them in understanding the admissions process and clinical practice.
Student Nurses Association
Our purpose is to provide leadership opportunities for current students enrolled in the nursing program, enhance faculty and student interactions, promote visibility and growth of the nursing profession, and share resources and study tools for current Triton College nursing students.
Triton College Garden & Horticulture Club (TCGHC)
TCGHC provides education, resources, and gardening opportunities for its members to promote the love of gardening, floral design, civic, and environmental responsibility.
Triton College Photography Club
The objective of the photography club is to mentor and network while participating in monthly photography challenges and critiques.
Triton College Student Association (TCSA)
The TCSA is an exciting way for students to get involved with student governance, leadership and campus activities. Through the TCSA, you can gain valuable leadership skills, participate on campus committees and most importantly, make a difference here at Triton. The TCSA is made up of 25 elected student senators and five elected officers.
Senate meetings are held at 2:15 p.m. every Tuesday during the Fall and Spring semesters in the Senate Chambers, Room B-270.
The TCSA and students involved with this organization have made significant contributions to the enhancement of this institution, including funding for the construction of the swimming pool, Learning Resource Center Endowment of $750,000, the Computer Lab/Internet implementation of $150,000, Student Center Renovation Endowment of over $500,000, scholarships, programs, and services that extend throughout the campus.
Troy the Trojan is the official Triton College mascot. Troy made his debut in the fall of 2014 and quickly became a familiar feature on and off campus. Show your Triton spirit by inviting Troy to make an appearance at your event.
Mascot Appearance Request Form
All mascot appearance requests must be submitted by using the form button below.
- All requests must be received a minimum of three (3) weeks prior to the event
- Requests will be responded to within 5-7 business days
- Submitting a request does not guarantee an appearance.
- Mascots are current Triton College students. Appearances may be scheduled according to the mascots’ academic schedules.
- Accurate directions, location, on-site contact and on-site phone number must be provided
- A private and secure changing room with a chair must be provided for the mascot to change and keep belongings locked during the appearance (no public restrooms)
- The mascot cannot be required to be inside the suit for longer than a maximum of 20 minutes at a time before taking a 10 minute break
- If the appearance is outdoors, please allow longer break times
- The mascot is unable to perform in severe weather or otherwise hot and humid conditions
- The mascot will be accompanied by an escort for security and safety purposes
- A friendly and safe environment must be maintained. Mascots reserve the right to walk away from any appearance deemed unsafe or harmful
- We reserve the right to cancel an appearance due to illness, inclement weather, personal emergency and/or scheduling conflicts
Audition to be the next Troy!
Candidates must be
- Between 5'7"-5'10" tall
- Weigh less than 175lbs
- Demonstrate talent, athleticism and pep.
To schedule an audition, call (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3815 or email email@example.com.