CWI recognizes that students gain more from their college experience by getting involved outside of class. Students also improve their future employability by participating in clubs and organizations. Students will gain valuable communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and conflict resolution skills. Clubs and organizations at CWI exist to support student growth and success inside and outside of the classroom. 


College is more than attending lectures, writing papers, and taking exams. It is also about enhancing the college experience by getting involved with campus groups and activities. By participating in student clubs & organizations, students will be able to:

  • Meet new people
  • Interact with staff and faculty
  • Learn leadership skills
  • Increase your employability
  • Serve their community
  • Explore new ideas, career opportunities, and goals
  • Network with individuals in the local community
  • Enhance their resume

Student clubs and organizations at CWI are part of the Associated Students of the College of Western Idaho (ASCWI). The information, policies, and procedures laid out in this handbook pertain to Recognized Clubs & Organizations (RCO). These are groups that have gained approval from the Office of Student Engagement. 

All clubs and organizations must uphold the Student Clubs & Organizations policies. Failure to meet the requirements outlined in this handbook may lead to a club losing its approved status.