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The Office of Student Activities offers activities and opportunities for students at both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses, as well offering activities for the students who attend classes at the Southeast Higher Education Center. Students can participate in student government, sports, student clubs and organizations, and earn scholarships for community service.

All students who participate in student organizations and athletics must complete a Student Activities application online (see links below).

Office Locations:

Hampton Campus
Room 224, Griffin Hall
Phone: (757) 825-2863
Hours of Operation:

  • Monday – Friday – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Historic Triangle Campus
Second Floor, Suite 229
Phone (757) 258-6588
Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday – Thursday  9:00am – 3:00pm

Email: studentactivities@tncc.edu


Campus Activities and Special Events
For additional information on events and activities, refer to the Student Activities Calendar link below, the Events Calendar on the TNCC Webpage, TNCC Facebook page, campus bulletin boards and campus TV monitors.

Special Announcements:

  • SGA ELECTIONS TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014

Applications for SGA elections are now being accepted. Visit the SGA link below. The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, April 11, 2014.

Successful applicants for Student Government Officers positions must meet the following criteria as verified by Student Activities Staff review:

  • Current cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
  • Must be in good disciplinary standing.
  • Active member of a club/organization at Thomas Nelson Community College.

NOTE:

  • A student, who is an officer in a club/organization, specific to TNCC, must resign his/her club office by the beginning of his/her term as an SGA officer. Term of office will be from the beginning of the summer semester following their election to the end of the spring semester following their election.
  •  Any Officer whose GPA falls below 2.75 will be removed from office.

Successful applicants for the Student Senate positions must meet the following criteria as verified by Student Activities Staff review:

  • Current cumulative GPA of at least 2.50.
  • Must be in good disciplinary standing.
  • Any Senator whose GPA falls below 2.50 will be removed from office.  Current Senators who meet the qualifications may retain their seats for 2014-2015. Current SGA Officers may seek membership on the Student Senate and will automatically be seated for the 2014-2015 academic year. Term of office shall be from the beginning of the fall term following their election through the end of the spring term following their election.
  • Discount Tickets to Area Attractions
    • Tickets to area attractions are offered to students throughout the year at special discounted prices. Attractions include Regal Cinema, Hampton Roads Charter Fishing, Cinebistro, Busch Gardens, Water Country, Wintergreen Ski Resort, Langley Speedway, HR IcePlex, Spirit of Norfolk and AMF Bowling. Tickets are available in the Cashier’s Office, Diggs Hall 109, Hampton and Room 116, Historic Triangle Campus.
  • Discount HRT 30-Day Fare-cards
    • Students with a TNCC Photo ID may purchase Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) 30-Day Fare-Cards at a $5.00 discount at  the Cashier’s Window, Room 109, Diggs Hall, Hampton Campus. Documentation for a disabled/senior citizen pass must be obtained from HRT. Sponsored by the Office of Student Activities.
    • Historic Triangle students with TNCC student ID ride Williamsburg Area Transit FREE.


Sports Schedules


The Office of Student Activities provides exciting opportunities for students at the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses, including:

Student Government Association (SGA)» Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK), Phi Sigma Chapter» Student Ambassador Program» Athletics, Cheerleaders, and Dance - Baseball, Men's & Women's Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football» Student Clubs» Community Service Scholarships» Students with Disabilities» Flyers and Posters»

The SGA represents the interests of all students at Thomas Nelson and includes students from the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses. SGA officers and representatives serve on college committees, oversee student clubs and organizations, represent student concerns, and work with Student Activities to provide services and activities for students. The SGA office is located in room 223, Griffin Hall, Hampton Campus and room 229B, Williamsburg Campus.

SGA Officers and Student Senate

  • President : William Barr
  • Vice President Hampton – Ryan Douglas
  • Vice President Williamsburg- Vacant
  • Secretary/Treasurer : Kristiana Ramos
  • Hampton Senators (12 Representatives)
  • Williamsburg Senators (3 Representatives)

Application required to fill vacancies.

Phi Theta Kappa, is the international honor society of the two-year college. TNCC is the home of the Phi Sigma chapter of PTK.

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among community college students. All Phi Theta Kappa activities are centered on the society’s four hallmarks: scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship.

You can learn more about the benefits of joining Phi Theta Kappa on the national web site at http://www.ptk.org/become-a-member/benefits.

Members must have completed 12 semester hours of associate degree course work with at least a 3.5 GPA and possess qualities of citizenship. For more information, contact the PTK advisor,

Corey Buttram
(757) 825 2878
Email: buttramc@tncc.edu

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The Student Ambassador Program consists of TNCC student volunteers who work as good will ambassadors to support special events hosted by the SGA and other offices. These students provide assistance on campus and in the community. To become a Student Ambassadors, please complete the Student Ambassador application.

Intramural and intercollegiate sports and cheerleading are offered throughout the school year. For additional information, contact the Office of Student Activities. To sign up complete the application.

Athletics, Cheerleaders, and Dance Application

Students can join a current club or form a new club of their own.

Procedures for establishing a new club:

  • A club must have at least ten active members to obtain official college recognition. All returning students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. New students can also join clubs.
  • Each club must have a faculty/staff advisor. Any college employee may serve as a club advisor.
  • Hold a meeting to:
    • Establish a Constitution (establish Bylaws if needed). Samples are available in the Student Activities office.
    • Elect officers and ratify the Constitution and Bylaws.
  • Complete the Club Charter application below.
    • Information needed from members and advisors to complete the charter application:
      • Name
      • Address
      • Phone number
      • Email addresses (TNCC Student Email – MyTNCC login @email.vccs.edu)
      • Students’ emplid ID number assigned by the college
      • Advisor(s) phone number, office room number and building
  • Send the official Club Constitution and Bylaws to studentactivities@tncc.edu
  • The club advisor(s) and president must attend training provided by the Office of Student Activities in order for the club application to be approved. TNCC clubs receive funding, technical support and access to campus resources through the SGA and Student Activities Offices

Students can earn $100.00 in tuition assistance per semester by volunteering to work 10 hours with an approved community agency or 15 hours assisting offices on campus.  All participants must register in advance by completing the Community Service Scholarship Participating Organizations and Registration Form below. Print the Community Service Time Sheet and take with you to your service site.

Campus events are intended to be accessible to all students. Students who require special accommodations due to a disability should notify the Student Activities Office at least 72 hours in advance of the planned event. Interpreter services for hearing impaired students are available through the Office for Disabled Student Services located in Hastings Hall, Room 323 or by calling 825-2833.

The Office of Student Activities is responsible for approving information to be posted on campus bulletin boards. Only flyers for TNCC will be stamped and dated for posting. Employment opportunities must be submitted to Career Services for approval. Advertisements for products or services are prohibited.