Student Activities

Get Involved

Getting involved in activities outside of the classroom is one of the most rewarding aspects of college life. You will meet new people, build friendships and a community, and learn about your skills and abilities. You will also gain invaluable experience that will translate to your life after Roberts.

The organizations below are what's currently offered, but students have the opportunity to form new organizations if they find an interest.

Click on the categories below to see all of our current opportunities to get involved in a group.

Student Association Entities (funded by Student Activity fees)


Student Association Leadership Team - Serving the student body in Christ's name, the Student Association Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) is involved in the planning and integration of student activities so that students can have a full and balanced life outside the classroom. S.A.L.T. promotes a sense of group responsibility and plays the critical role of student representation for all aspects of community life.

Beacon Chronicle Newspaper- Produces a bi-weekly student newspaper to inform and enlighten students on campus activities and issues.

Class Councils- Represents class and plan activities for the class. Officers are elected positions.

Intramurals- Provides sports throughout the year including badminton, basketball, dodgeball, kan jam, racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and wiffle ball.

Publicity- Promotes student activities on campus.

Senate- Represents the student body's concerns and promotes positive change on campus.

Social Life- Plans and implements campus-wide social activities.


Campus Ministry

B.A.S.I.C. (Brothers And Sisters In Christ)- CProvides students with the full Gospel to encourage them to develop their full potential as Christians. 

Cru- Connects with other Rochester campus Cru organizations and impacts our community. Win, build, and send.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)- Promotes and encourages spiritual growth for athletes at Roberts, while seeing the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.

In Jesus’ Name- Feeds the hungry and shows the love of Christ through the partnership with Rochester Family Mission.

Young Life- develops life-long leaders on campus who will have the opportunity to serve and impact the lives of adolescents.


Academic and Pre-Professional

Communication Club- Creates community that promotes and encourages the study and practice of communication.

Criminal Justice Club- Promotes interest in the Criminal Justice, Psychology, and Sociology fields, as well as a sense of fellowship.

Enactus- Implements creative initiatives, inspires lasting change, and infuses hope and excellence. This is a college chapter of the global non-profit organization active in over 40 countries and territories which develops community outreach projects that make social, economic and environmental difference.

Kappa Delta Pi-Omicron Chapter- Helps committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship.

Math and Science Club- Provides a place for math and science students to come together and discuss issues in math and science.

Nursing Club- Meets once a month to plan events and service projects and fundraisers for the academic year. Projects include BP screenings, events at local hospitals, fundraisers for trans-cultural trips, and social activities.

Physical Education Majors Club- Supports professional and service activities outside of the classroom, in partnership with the Student Education Association.

Society of Physics Students (SPS)- Advances and diffuses knowledge of physics, encourages interest in physics, and introduces students to the professional community.

Student Patrol- Provides experiences for students interested in a career with law enforcement through volunteer patrol shifts.

Student Social Work Association (SSWA)- Furthers learning and social skills in the field of Social Work.

Special Interest

While the perspectives of Special Interest organizations do not necessarily reflect those of Roberts Wesleyan College, we support our students as they explore a variety of interests and issues.

Christians United For Israel (CUFI)- Raises awareness of Israel, counters anti-Semitism, mobilizes students toward specific action-based initiatives focused on moral and socio-political reasons to support Israel.

Ecology Club- Raises ecological awareness and promotes good ecological practices on the Roberts campus.

FREE- The Fellowship of Revolutionaries Empowering the Enslaved (FREE) fights against human trafficking.

Global Club- Helps international students connect with American students, builds relationships, and provides a place to share about cross-cultural experiences.

ICARE Connections- Facilitates positive connections among students across all disciplines and makes accommodations as partners with the BELL (Bridge to Earning, Learning, and Living) program.

Outdoor Club- Provides opportunities to be in nature,builds a community with a shared interest, educates others on principles of stewardship and Leaves No Trace ethics, understands God through His creation, and encourages adventurous spirit.

Ski Club- Provides an opportunity for students to ski/snowboard and create a sense of community.

Student Multicultural Advisory Council (SMAC)- Breaks barriers and builds bridges by accepting, embracing and celebrating people from all cultures. 

Swing Dancing Club- Creates and instructs a community of people who enjoy swing dancing.


Music and Performing Arts

Brass Ensemble- Typically consists of two trumpets, a French horn, tuba, and a trombone. The group performs an array of styles ranging from early styles of baroque to modern music.

Chorale- Selected by audition, this group studies and performs choral works from all major artistic periods, rehearses three afternoons/week, performs on campus each semester, and takes an annual tour in the spring.  

Clarinet Choir- Rehearses weekly and performs a concert once a semester, as well as other special events.

Drama Club- This student-led group gathers to write, direct, and perform student-initiated productions while exploring the arts and expressing the talents God has given them.

Flute Choir- Performs a diverse repertoire encompassing everything from Baroque through 20th century, contemporary pieces.

Gospel Choir- Exposes the campus to American Gospel music while providing students and faculty with another style of worship.

Guitar Ensemble- Seeks to explore guitar repertoire from many artistic periods and influences.

Jazz Combo- a small ensemble where students learn the basics of jam session playing. This includes improvising over standard chord progressions, paying attention to cues given by peers, and understanding their role in the band.

Jazz Ensemble- Selected by audition, this group rehearses weekly and performs composed and improvised music derived from the American big band tradition, African American composers, contemporary classical music, and more.

Key of She- This all-female a capella group performs both on and off-campus.

Men's Chorus- Comprised of men both majoring and not majoring in music. The ensemble rehearses weekly. No audition is required.

Percussion Ensemble- Selected by audition, this group rehearses weekly and presents a full concert each semester.

RWC Community Orchestra (RWCCO)- Provides a high quality orchestral musical experience in a supportive environment. The Orchestra consists of approximately 60 RWC students and Rochester area musicians.

Saxophone Ensemble- Performs saxophone chamber music from standard quartets to larger works for saxophone ensemble. The ensemble performs on recitals and concerts throughout the year.

String Chamber Ensembles- Includes all string players and performs a concert each year.

Theatre Minor Productions- This faculty-led group includes all aspects of a theatrical production including acting, production, backstage, set, and promotion. Types of productions include original plays and musicals. 

Wind Ensemble- Selected by audition at the beginning of the fall semester, this group rehearses 3 afternoons per week, performs three major concerts each semester, and tours once a year.

Women's Choir- Comprised of women both majoring and not majoring in music. The ensemble rehearses 3 afternoons per week. The Women's Choir performs at least once each semester. No audition is required.

Woodwind Quintet- Includes flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, French horn and performs a concert each year.

8 Principles of Student Organizations




Spiritual Formation


Community Inclusion


Leadership Development