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Clubs & Organizations

Student organizations join people together, are FUN and foster discovery, leadership and creativity. Joining a club or organization is a memorable experiece and we're sure you'll make some great connections. See all the ways you can get involved on campus and expand your community! You can also check out our Student Life Facebook page.

 More ways to get involved...

Act in a play or a student film. Auditions take place throughout the year - musicals, dramas, dramedy's.

Rustler Radio

Tune in to 88.1 Rustler Radio for top 40 music on our student run radio station.  Call or text 855-2268 with your requests/

Chess Club

Sponsor: Buck Tilton and Valerie Harris

Meeting days/times: Tues and Wed upstairs in the library from 4-6. The club owns its own chess sets.

All levels are welcome!

Buck Tilton 855-2052

Valerie Harris 855-2126



Climbing Club

Sponsor: Darran Wells

Facebook Page: CWC Climbing Club Facebook Page 

The CWC Climbing Club is a group of rock climbers interested in both indoor and outdoor climbing. The team trains together, holds fundraising events, and travels to compete in local and regional climbing competitions. All levels welcome.

Meeting Times: The team meets on Monday afternoons at Sinks Canyon Center in Lander.

For more information, check out our CWC Climbing Club Facebook Page or contact team advisor, Darran Wells at 855-2076.

Criminal Justice Club

Sponsor: Chuck Carr

Facebook Page: Central Wyoming College Criminal Justice Club Facebook Page

Chuck Carr 855-2143

Deputy Recruiters

Sponsor: Tawnie DeJong 855-2231

The Deputy Recruiters are a group of CWC students that have been selected by the Admissions Office to serve as official hosts and student representatives of the College.

The Deputy Recruiters are not a club, but rather an employment agreement between each member and the Admissions Office. All members are expected to fulfill all obligations and responsibilities, as with any other job.

Recruiters should have experiential information to share with prospective students. This may include everything from living in campus housing, eating at dining facilities, experiencing the campus life, to adjusting to new study habits.

They are also trained to share factual information about campus offerings and policies. They are aware of programs currently being offered at the College, including academic, athletic, student activities, as well as other Student Affairs programs.

Applications for Recruiters open in March, interviews are conducted in late April, and Recruiters are hired for the entire next academic year.

For more information, please contact Tawnie DeJong in the Admissions Department. 

Film Club

Sponsor: Jeremy Nielsen 855-2212

Facebook Page: CWC Film Club Facebook Page

Film Instructor Jeremy Nielsen's TEDxCentralWyomingCollege talk "Cast of 1000, all of them are dudes"



Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

Sponsor: Deryle Matland, Jeremy Nielsen, John Wood, Tina Jayroe

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student-initiated and student-run club where LGBTQ2 and other non-conforming students can meet in a safe and supportive environment to share ideas, hang out with allies and educate the community on what it is like to be a non-conforming student.

The idea is to work for educational justice by creating a school environment free of discrimination, harassment, and intolerance. The club at CWC is regenerating and hopes to organize in coalition with other groups across identity lines to address broader issues of oppression and education. Meetings are Wednesdays at 4pm in MH 200E

The club is open to all interested students. We are hoping to make connections statewide to develop community awareness, fun activities, and fundraising events full of leadership opportunities. Safe Zone Training for CWC Campus is on the list of possibilities!

Deryle Matland 855-2227

Jeremy Nielsen 855-2212

John Wood 855-2162

Tina Jayroe: 855-2109

Safe zone button for gay/straight alliance in rainbow


Gear Up Club

Sponsor: Hazel Jordan, CWC Gear Up College Success Coach


Phone: 855-2033

Logo for Gear Up Wyoming Grant Program for students

GEAR UP Club works with any college student to support their transition to college life. Services help students adjust to their collegiate life by providing connections to campus resources, supporting academic success, and helping with financial aid and scholarships.

  • Engage in team building activities with other GEAR UP & CWC students, staff, and Peer Mentors.
  • Participate in GEAR UP Club events which provide information about opportunities for campus engagement. Events can include cultural, financial, and academic workshops.
  • Learn about GEAR UP Club fundraising programs to cover costs associated with celebrating Club developed ideas/goals/activities.

Information and details about the GEAR UP Club programs and upcoming events will be sent to students’ CWC email accounts. For more details, email the GEAR UP College Success Coach at the link above!

LDS Student Association

Sponsor: Donna Olsen

The LDS Student Association is a very active group of students belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

During CWC’s two semesters and summer term, we meet for activities or service projects on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. 

On Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., we meet to study the scriptures together (often called Institute for Institute of Religion). 

Students who are transferring to BYU or BYU-I can earn college credit for each semester’s course, if desired.  We meet across the street from the college at the Hill Street LDS Church. We sometimes sponsor devotionals on specific subjects with guest speakers. 

All CWC students are invited to participate and attend as much or as little as they wish. LDS Student Associations are found at many different colleges, including the University of Wyoming.  



Mad Scientists' Society



Multicultural Club

Sponsor: Christina Chong

Multicultural Club is to serve as a support group and an educational resources for all student who are interested in learning more about other cultures. The group will strive to disperse stereotypes regarding other cultures through workshops and cultural events in hopes of creating an international student voice on campus. In addition, we will collaborate and unite with other minority student organization to promote cultural diversity. We hope to achieve these goals through active campus involvement, volunteering and community outreach.

The organization aims to fulfill and strives to accomplish, at the least, the following goals:

  • Promote better understanding between American & International Students.
  • Assist new International Students to adjust to the college environment and also to the American culture.
  • Introduce foreign cultures to the community through special events and programs, or by celebrations and through the Culture Week.
  • Plan educational, cultural, social, and recreational events for its members as well as the college and the Riverton community.

 Membership Registration Form

National Society of Leadership and Success

Sponsor: Mandy Tate

The National Society of Leadership and Success is the nation’s largest leadership honor society, where top students nominated by their colleges come together to identify and achieve their goals.

The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation’s leading presenters and a community where likeminded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. 

For more information, contact club advisor, Mandy Tate at 855-2026.


Outdoor Adventure Club

Sponsor: Darran Wells

Facebook page: CWC Outdoor Adventure Club

The Outdoor Adventure Club does fundraising and organizes weekend and spring break trips focused on outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding, whitewater boating, fishing, and rock-climbing. 

Meeting times: Monday mornings at Sinks Canyon Center in Lander

For more information, visit our facebook page CWC Outdoor Adventure Club or contact club advisor, Darran Wells at 855-2076.


Phi Theta Kappa

Sponsor: David Gray 855-2134

Student Activities Board


Student Ambassadors

Sponsor: Maygen Cassity and Laura Phagan

Maygen Cassity 855-2053

Laura Phagan 855-2159

Student Nursing Association


Facebook page: CWC Student Nurses' Association Facebook page


Student Senate

Sponsor: Mandy Tate 855-2026

United Tribes Club

Sponsor: Ivan Posey 855-2285

Club Officers:

President - Chelsea Bad Hawk

Vice President - Julia C'Bearing

Secretary - Nicoletta Brown

Treasurer - Wallace Oldman

Purpose: The purpose of the United Tribes Club is to create and enhance cultural awareness through events and other educational methods. The club focuses on American Indian historical and contemporary issues and is open to all students, regardless of race, who have the desire to contribute and participate in this multi-faceted approach to celebrate different cultures

WyoFanatics Club

Sponsor: Patrick Edwards 855-2022

Facebook page: CWC WyoFanatics! Facebook page

Student life activities

Basketball Game
Monday, February 19 - Wednesday, November 8

CWC Lady Rustlers vs. Miles Community College

Location Riverton

Basketball Game
Monday, February 19 - Monday, February 19

CWC Rustlers vs. Miles Community College

Location Riverton

Lander: FAFSA, Scholarship, and Transfer Clinic
Tuesday, February 20 - Thursday, March 1

We are here to help you!

Location Lander