Relevant Student Organizations
The two lists below are of student organizations that participate in recreational sports and/or physical activity on a consistent basis.
Restricted from Competition
If your student organization is in this first list below, then all sections of this webpage apply to you because you are restricted from competing against non-SCU entities:
- Just Kickin' It Pick-Up Soccer Club
- Leavey Golf Club
- Water Polo Club
Unrestricted from Competition
And if your student organization is in this second list below, then only certain sections of this webpage apply to you because you are unrestricted from competing against non-SCU entities:
- Asian Pacific Islander Student Union (APSU)
- Badminton Club
- Ballet Folklorico
- Chinese Student Association (CSA)
- Croquet Club
- Happy Feet Social Dancing Club
- Hipnotik Hip-Hop Dance Group
- Into the Wild
- Iron Broncos
- Japanese Student Association (JSA)
- Jiu Jitsu Club
- Ka Manao O Hawaii
- MEChA-El Frente
- Rock Climbing Club
- Salsa Clara
- Santa Clara Quidditch
- Scuba Club
- Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)
Restricted Student Organizations vs. Club Sports
Restricted student organizations are those that:
Club Sports are student teams that:
Using the Term "Team"
Restricted student organizations can only be called clubs and may not be referred to as teams. On the other hand, Club Sports teams may be called clubs or teams.
All student organizations listed above in the first section (restricted and unrestricted) are required to do the following during early fall quarter:
- Submit a roster of club members (more members may be added throughout the year).
- Submit Participant Agreement Forms for all club members.
- Submit a Risk Management Plan.
- Submit the name of one club leader who will act as the Safety Officer.
Notice of Participation
Restricted Student Organizations
Although restricted student organizations cannot engage in competition as an entire organization against non-SCU entities, a few members may participate in activities such as tournaments, exhibitions, and pick-up games off campus. League play is not permitted and activities may not take place on weekdays when classes are in session. If a few of your members are interested, complete the Notice of Participation Form and submit for approval.
Unrestricted Student Organizations
Unrestricted student organizations are able to engage in competition as an entire organization against non-SCU entities as long as they complete the Notice of Participation Form and get it approved. Activities may include tournaments, exhibitions, and pick-up games off campus; however, league play is not permitted and activities may not take place on weekdays when classes are in session.
Notice of Participation Form
>>> Notice of Participation Form (online form)
Recreational sports clubs may have up to 2 instructors who serve on a volunteer basis. Volunteer instructors are not coaches and cannot be paid. Each volunteer instructor must complete a Volunteer Instructor Agreement Form.
To request a volunteer instructor as well as an access pass to enter campus athletic facilities, contact Tedd Vanadilok.
All student organizations listed above in the first section (restricted and unrestricted) are each limited to 10 hours per week of room reservations for practices, rehearsals, and/or pick-up games.
Reservations of Malley & Athletic Facilities
Reservation of the Malley Fitness and Recreation Center as well as other athletic facilities by student organizations must comply with a variety of regulations and procedures.
>>> Malley Reservation Regulations & Procedures (PDF)
Student organizations are limited to a certain number of Malley reservation hours. Each student organization may reserve the following Malley facilities for a maximum number of hours per week:
- Multipurpose room = maximum of 6 hours per week
- Pool = maximum of 8 hours per week
For More Information
Tedd Vanadilok, Director of Campus Programs, Center for Student Leadership