Student Activities are a Great Way to Make the Most Out of Your Time at PPCC
Participating in activities on campus means having a higher GPA and a better chance of graduating with your degree? Getting involved on campus during your college career will help you maximize your chances for success while you make new friends and get to know your community better!
Below, you can find out about the different ways to spend your life here at Pikes Peak Community College.
Offices (Full-Time Staff)
The Student Life Office coordinates The Grove, Recreation and Sports Programs, Student Activities, Student Clubs and Organizations including Student Government, Student Leadership Development, Multicultural and Special Events, Health and Wellness Programs, the Graduation Program, and much more!
Recreation and Wellness
The Fitness Center is a cardiovascular/weight training facility with computerized spinning bikes, treadmills, elliptical trainers, Adaptive Motion Trainers, Matrix machines, pull up/squat cage, and strength training equipment.
Student Activities Board
The SAB is a group of students who plan events just for students with a goal of understanding our students better, and providing programs that YOU want to see on campus. If you have an idea, but haven't seen it on campus, stop by the Student Life office at the Centennial Campus to talk about your idea.
PPCC Student Government represents the needs of the student. Their primary goal is to promote student success as well as create a diverse and unified environment. Stop by the Student Government office if you're interested in joining the Student Government on their mission to move PPCC and its students forward into a higher level of growth.
Voice of the Students
Parley is a student publication in every sense of the phrase: all works showcased are created and edited by students. All students are encouraged to submit writing, artwork, photography, and music.
PPCC helps keep students up to date on current events affecting the Pikes Peak community. The newspaper reports on subjects from a new RnB album topping the charts to opinions on the new digital era.
The Radio & TV program prepares students to enter the television and radio broadcast industry. Students will learn to write, produce, and package video and audio content. To enhance the learning process, students will also complete internships at local broadcasts and/or video production facilities.
Student Life Support
The vote is on a $10, unlimited-ride bus pass that includes Rampart Campus.
By Fall 2018, Pikes Peak Community College plans to set forth a new "Get on Board" movement. As long as you are enrolled in classes and have a PPCC Student ID, you will have access to unlimited bus rides on the Mountain Metro Transit.
As a PPCC student you get free mental health counseling sessions. We know school can be difficult to cope with and we care about your well-being and success.
What is Service Learning?
PPCC students apply academic skills and knowledge to the real world through a service project. See your class objectives go to work in the community. Incredible experiences await you!
Veterans and their Families
The Department of Military & Veterans Programs empowers military personnel, veterans, and their families to achieve their academic, career, and personal goals.
United Way 211
Financial Aid & Workforce Development
Real-world experience, is a key part of determining your interests, values, and skills outside of the classroom. Through experiential learning such as volunteering, internships, and jobs you can try the various work environments within your projected career field.
The TRiO Student Support Services(SSS) grant program provides services to first generation, low income and students with disabilities to overcome social, academic and cultural barriers to higher education.
Generous donations to the PPCC Foundation fund over 60 scholarship opportunities each year. This year the Foundation will award more than $800,000 in scholarships to PPCC students. Scholarships help pay for tuition and fees and some also cover books and other costs of attending.
Receiving your financial aid all starts with filing your FAFSA, but we know that can be confusing or even overwhelming. That's why we are here to help. Out knowledgeable staff will help you complete the financial aid process and explore other ways to pay for college like scholarships, jobs and internships.
The first of its kind in Colorado, the Office of Sustainability is a student-fee funded program that educates students about the significance of Sustainability. PPCC Sustainability even won a 2016 Greenie Award for schools. The Sustainability club is available to all students, so join today and help spread the word: Sustainability.
Non-perishable food items and some toiletries are available to currently enrolled PPCC students with an ID. Students are allowed to take 8 food items. The Pantry is located in the Student Life Office at Centennial, Downtown, and Rampart Range Campuses. We are always accepting donations!
Downtown & Rampart Campuses
Mon. & Tues. 8am- 5:55pm
Wed. & Thurs. 8am - 4:55pm
Fri. 9am- 4:55pm
Mon. - Thurs. 8am - 5:55pm
Fri. 8am - 4:55pm