If you are interested in recreational sports or other athletic activities, contact the CRC about sports and recreation clubs.
3D Alternative Recycled Materials (3D ARM)
The mission of 3D ARM is to explore the interdisciplinary opportunities and applications of 3D printing. We will make accessible the physical and educational components of a 3D printing experience. We will explore and create alternative printer filaments and recycle used filament for future use. We will promote and offer the resource of 3D printers to all Evergreen students and programs regardless of 3D printing experience.
Abolish Cops and Prisons
We are a group of students at Evergreen seeking to undermine the prison and police system through prisoner solidarity and support by offering educational and media events, holding monthly prisoner writing days, and to organize campaigns against injustices related to police and prisons.
All God's People
All God's People is exploring the claims of Jesus and helping each other live them out through service to the campus and community.
Asian Pacific Islander Coalition (APIC)
The Asian Pacific Islander Coalition exists as a resource for students wishing to explore, share, and connect with other students through their own culture and experiences as well as welcome students who may be new to cultural studies. We wish to build a community that celebrates culture respectfully. Also we want to explore our own cultures through food, art, travel, dance and other various activities.
The Evergreen Bike Shop is a volunteer-run bicycle resource center that has been dedicated to making cycling accessible and practical to everyone in the greater Olympia area since 1977. We build community by providing a welcoming communal workspace, knowledgeable volunteers, and the tools and parts for cyclists of all ages and skill levels to repair, maintain, and promote bicycles. Members learn and teach one another by sharing knowledge and experiences.
Black Cottonwood Collective
The Black Cottonwood is an anti-authoritarian student group whose mission is to put on events and get resources for the Evergreen community.
Black Student Union
The purpose of the Black Student Union (BSU) is to provide unity amongst those who identify with Black Peoples, while engaging with the Evergreen community through cultural, educational, and entertaining activities.
Campus Food Coalition
The Campus Food Coalition provides a forum for the Evergreen community to address food through the lens of different stakeholders: producers, consumers, the Earth, and the community at large. We promote social justice, community ethics, and sustainability goals through our campus food system. We are hungry for change and we know you are too!
Chemistry and Other Sciences (ChAOS)
The Evergreen Chemistry and Other Sciences club's principle functions are a) to foster opportunities for students of science at The Evergreen State College to get involved in community and professional activities, b) to support and promote science education, especially as it relates to sustainable practices, both in the Evergreen and broader South Sound community and c) to play an important role in the social facet of the student body, engendering a sense of community among science students at Evergreen.
Evergreen Circus Resurgence is an inclusive student group devoted to the practice of circus arts. We are an open forum that welcomes people of all skill levels to play, practice, learn and teach at our weekly meetings. We provide the equipment, encouragement, and environment for everyone from seasoned professionals to absolute beginners to feel comfortable trying new tricks and honing their craft.
Clarity Dance Collective
The mission for Clarity Dance Collective is to create an outlet for Evergreen students to choreograph and perform technical dance pieces in a wide variety of styles. We want to bring together students who have a passion for creating dance and sharing it with an audience. We would also like to bring in professional choreographers to teach master classes at Evergreen so that we can wide our knowledge of different styles of dance, as well as different teaching methods.
Clean Energy Committee
The mission of the Clean Energy Committee is to support the success of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and resource conservation at Evergreen. The Clean Energy Committee is a group of students collaborating with campus staff and faculty. It carries the responsibility of representing the student body while appropriating the Clean Energy Fund. This fund was established by the students of Evergreen State College to fuel the progress of renewable energy in the Northwest.
Coalition Against Sexual Violence (CASV)
The Coalition Against Sexual Violence (CASV) provides resources and creates safe places for survivors and allies to support one another and to work to end rape culture. CASV works to dismantle the systems supporting sexual violence with empowering workshops, speakers, films discussion, advocacy, education and art. CASV recognizes that sexual violence affects people of all identity groups. CASV strives to focus on intersectionality so that one day all of us will be safe and happy in our bodies.
Common Bread is a still point in your turning world. It is a crossroad of the spiritual paths, a trusting space to share your journey. We share good food and enjoy each others friendship. We have guest speakers from diverse wisdom traditions. We sing, share poetry, meditate, and dance together.
Our mission is to spread organic gardening practices to people who otherwise would not get the opportunity to love it; students just out of the city/suburbs, people who live in apartments that do not allow space for a garden, people who are intrigued by the idea of growing their own food but intimidated about trying it on their own. We will provide tools and seeds for your success, both literally and metaphorically. We organize workshops and work parties emphasizing responsible, ecological gardening practices and the importance of local food systems. The Evergreen Community Gardens aims to form a strong and supportive community of gardeners in which all lean, grow and teach each other.
Creative Cures is a meeting of minds to discover and implement innovative approaches towards treating and curing diseases of both physiological and psychological origin that afflict the unfortunate in our community and all over the globe.
D20 - Tabletop Roleplaying Club
D20 is a student organization created to provide a place for students to gather with like-minded gamers and journey together through dungeons and worlds throughout the various platforms of tabletop roleplay gaming.
DIY Audio Circuits
DIY Audio Circuits Club is a student group created with the intention of bringing people together who are interested in learning about building and understanding circuitry that can be used for audio purposes. Our meetings will be a place where people from all backgrounds of experience can come to learn from each other and participate in lectures and workshops. We will learn about electrical components, circuits, how to use tools for building and testing electronics, and build projects together. We value spreading the knowledge of building circuitry because it is a valuable skill to have.
Electronic Music Collective
The Electronic Music Collective seeks to provide an atmosphere of revelry for electronic music to flourish. We wish to appreciate the history of electronic music’s origins, as well as its future. As a collective we will work on the production of events to spread awareness of this culture, and promote overall joy within the community. What’s your life’s soundtrack?
Evergreen A Cappella
The mission of the Evergreen A Cappella group is to create excellent music while having fun and learning in the process.
Evergreen Chamber Orchestra
Our mission is to provide Evergreen students with the opportunity to play their orchestral instruments in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We are also a performance group. We are dedicated to bringing a variety of orchestral music and the culture surrounding it the Evergreen students and our local communities.
Evergreen Comics Club
We are a collective of comic book, graphic novel and animation enthusiast. By creating our own comics and animation and exposing new realms of these art forms to our members and the community we seek to upkeep this long standing Evergreen tradition.
Evergreen Conservation Corps
The Evergreen Conservation Corps is a community of students. We are dedicated to education, awareness, discussion, and action for the environment near and far.
Evergreen Dance Co-op
Evergreen Dance Co-op is a student-run and directed group of dancers dedicated to supporting and empowering the community through dance, meditation, and community building. It is an integral part of the Olympia dance community, holding weekly dances on campus that provide a safe space for students to express themselves and practice embodiment. Our community is centered around several safer space agreements and the practices of non-violent communication. We believe that our self expression through movement and somatic leadership gives us skills for effective communication, which helps us create a more integrity-based community at Evergreen. By embodying these practices here on campus, we hope to transform the ways we navigate the world and become better leaders in our greater communities.
Evergreen Fiber Arts Club
The Evergreen Fiber Arts Club provides a supportive community space for many to come as beginners to learn or as skilled individuals to improve their craft. We seek to empower community members by teaching them practical skill in fiber work and assisting them in exploring the potential of this field of study as hobby, study, or profession. We do this through providing weekly gatherings, workshops, a library of resources and networking with the larger community as a sustainable and intentional manner.
The Evergreen Musicologists are a student group committed to the academic study of music and its cultural contexts. Through active participation in musical happenings, such as performances, workshops, and lectures on and off campus, members of the club will develop a rich understanding of the role of music in societies.
Evergreen Players' Club
The Evergreen Players' Club exists to support the Magic: The Gathering club community. Holding a consistent space for Magic: The Gathering players to meet and build skills from beginner level to competitive level. The club will host magic events and build a collection of cards to support the above. Overall we're here to have fun.
Evergreen Psychology Club
Our mission is to bring together people to discuss and share ideas and knowledge pertaining to the field of psychology. Our aim will be to explore the subject in an open and free environment. We hope to create a better understanding of psychology in a way that is beneficial to both club members and the community.
Evergreen Queer Alliance (EQA)
The EQA aims to serve the needs of the queer community at The Evergreen State College by providing a safe space, resources, advocacy, awareness, education, entertainment, and community.
Evergreen Shellfish Club
The mission of the Evergreen Shellfish Club is to provide a hands-on, educational experience through shellfish aquaculture and wild harvest; to develop and maintain a strong commitment to water quality and our access to healthy marine resources on Geoduck Beach.
Evergreen State Permaculture
Evergreen State Permaculture utilizes and steward Demeter's Garden - a student-run permaculture demonstration site near The Organic Farm. This group intends to promote sustainability initiatives, ideas, and projects through the use of permaculture.
Evergreen Student Media Project
The Evergreen Student Media Project has been a traditional at our college for over 30 years, although it used to be the "music" project. Students are encourages to submit a demo of an original musical composition to the ESMP group who then selects a number of tracks equal to the number of student enrolled in the Advanced Multi-track class, and those students then bring in their assigned artists to the audio studios on campus to re-record the composition. Those versions of the composition are ultimately compiled and made into an audio CD accompanied by a separate media drive that provides additional forms of student-derived media; animation, pictures, etc. The final works presented do not only showcase the creative efforts of Evergreen students but also the technological resources that our college has to offer. The ESMP is also important to the Advanced Multi-track class because their recordings will serve as their Week 10 projects for winter quarter, and the entire process will offer them invaluable real-life audio engineering experience. The ESMP group will hold weekly meetings & perhaps host some fundraisers.
Evergreen Students for Sustainable Animal Agriculture (ESSAA)
The mission of ESSAA is to create and encourage opportunities for experimental and practical learning in animal agriculture to Evergreen students. This group is also affectionately known as Sheep Club.
Evergreen Thinkers Society
Evergreen: Gee, Thinkers Society, what do you want to do this week? Thinkers Society: The same thing we do every week, Evergreen, try to take over the world!
Evergreen Vocal Ensemble
Evergreen Vocal Ensemble is dedicated to singing and promoting acapella choral music on campus and in our local communities.
The Evergreen Warriors spread positivity and inspiration throughout The Evergreen State College. Hand-in-hand, we will work together to make Evergreen a comfortable, positive place for students today, tomorrow, and for as long as we exist.
Food Not Bombs!
The Evergreen Food Not Bombs club is an independent student group that supports Food Not Bombs in Olympia. We meet to discuss policies that affect giving people food. Food Not Bombs volunteers meet at Media Island, 816 Adams St, Olympia, WA 98501, on Saturdays at 2:30pm to make food and serve at the Olympia Timberland Library at 4:30pm.
For Racial Justice
For Racial Justice (ForRJ) is a group seeking to confront racism at the Evergreen State College, and our wider community. We wish to assist other campus groups with anti-racist actions, host spaces to address racial privilege, and acknowledge intersecting forms of oppression. ForRJ also looks to celebrate the human diversity overshadowed by racial categories, including cultures and ancestries obscured under the notion of whiteness. Through creative expression and anti-racist education, we aspire to work toward collective liberation.
Freedom for Nestora, Libertad para Nestora
Freedom for Nestora, Libertad para Nestora aims to bring awareness of the U.S. role in military aid in the repression of indigenous uprisings in Mexico, international mining companies, and indigenous leader and political prisoner Nestora Salgado. Through grassroots organizing our mission is to free Nestora Salgado and the other 14 indigenous leaders in Guerrero.
Our mission is to create an inclusive environment for students to learn about and play board games, card games, and live action role playing games based on reenactment and social maneuvuring. These activities help students connect with each other and the greater community.
Generation Friends Comedy Arts Coalition
Generation Friends Comedy Arts Coalition is a group dedicated to the appreciation, performance, and education of the comedic arts. Our goal is to learn and perform improve, stand up, and sketch comedy within a spurrportive environment. We give and receive constructive criticism that leads to personal and performative growth. Fun is mandatory.
Geoduck Campus Games
We host the most unique and exciting theme and team games and events for Evergreen students, staff, and faculty to play all over campus. We foster team building, strategy and discipline, fun and alternative activities for all students.
Geoduck Student Union
The Geoduck Union is the official representation of the student body at The Evergreen State College. The Union is committed to unifying students across all Evergreen campuses, serving their interests at the local, state, and national levels and empowering all students to participate in positive social and political chance while fostering a fair and diverse community. The Union works to improve student quality of life by advocating for students' rights and needs, facilitating communication among students, and ensuring a fair balance of power among faculty, staff, administration and students.
Giant Robot Appreciation Society (GRAS)
The Giant Robot Appreciation Society (GRAS) aims to celebrate Japanese art, animation, and culture through the viewing of animated movies, shows, and short films. We also strive to showcase our interests with the community through Chibi Chibi Con, an annual event on campus.
Greener 2 Greener
Greener 2 Greener is an organization that serves to connect Evergreen students with the support they need to flourish in a collegiate environment in the form of peer counceling as well as social and activity networking.
Greener Engineering Cooperative
The Greener Engineering Cooperative will collaborate on a variety of projects using the techniques of electrical, mechanical, software, and civil engineering.
Greeners Association for Psychedelic Studies (GAPS)
The Greeners Association for Psychedelic Studies (GAPS) is a group devoted to discussing the value of psychedelics for medical, therapeutic, spiritual, and scientific application. We are not here to encourage or discourage substance use but rather to allow the free flow of information. Our weekly meetings consist of presentations from members, documentaries, risk reduction information, and lively discussion. All are welcome to attend. We hope you will come explore with us.
Hip Hop Congress
The Evergreen State College Hip Hop Congress is an on-campus student group dedicated to the using and exposure of hip hop and hip hop culture as a forum and tool for social, economic, and political change. Within the Olympia community, Evergreen Hip Hop Congress opens doors to a variety of events, discussions, and connections that we as a group, promote and facilitate.
Jewish Student Union
The Evergreen Jewish Student Union provides a safe space for Jewish students and allies to explore their relationship with Judaism. The JSU will enrich the Evergreen community through the celebration of Jewish culture and history, and through the public service that expresses the Jewish ethical concept of tikkun olam - healing the world.
Masters of Environmental Studies Association (MESA)
The Master of Environmental Studies Association (MESA) is dedicated to addressing the academic and social needs of the MES students. MESA designs its events and services to increase student involvement in campus and community environmental issues.
Mental Health Collective
With emotional well being and mental health in mind, Mental Health Collective aims at providing a safe space for everyone. We work to provide access to resources and community support for people struggling with or affected by mental illness. We work to address the mental health needs of the Evergreen community.
All struggles welcome.
Movimiento Estudiantil Xican@ de Aztlan (MEXA)
Movimento Estudiantil Xican@ de Aztlan (MEXA) is a student organization that promotes higher education, cultura, and historia. MEXA de Evergreen strives to expand the definition of Xicanismo to encompass the struggle of everyone who relates to la causa regardless of race, ethnicity, or nationality. MEXA de Evergreen is committed to the liberation of neustra razas minds, bodies, and souls through educational, economic, and political empowerment. MEXA was founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of our people. We believe that political involvement and education is the avenue for change in our society. MEXA de Evergreen is also committed to educating our gente on subjects of gender and sexuality and ensuring equality within the movimiento.
MPA Student Union
The MPA Student Union is the independent organization which functions to serve the academic, professional, and social will of the students in the MPA (general and tribal) cohorts at The Evergreen State College.
Native Student Alliance
The Native Student Alliance (NSA) is committed to building positive relationships among Native and non-Native communities by hosting cultural events. NSA is an inter-tribal organization that brings awareness to Indigenous issues in and outside of the Evergreen community. We strive to support our members and promote a welcoming community environment that respects our varying backgrounds while encouraging our efforts in social activism.
Non Traditional x2
Evening & Weekend and Non-Traditional students are often responsible for holding many worlds together at work, home, community, and school. How can we better support and recognize these dedicated students? NTx2 seeks to provide a community for students that are balancing many roles and responsibilities.Through networking, resource sharing, and advocacy we will strive to ensure that Evergreen supports the needs of every student on campus, including working students, returning students, and students with families.
Queer & Trans People of Color (QTPOC)
Queer & Trans People of Color work to create a space for people who align with a QTPOC identity to come together and build community. We do so through holding space to dialogue & process about topics that affect our community. We strive to create visibility for ourselves.
Riot to Follow Theater Productions
Riot To Follow Theater Productions (RTF) is a theater troupe that seeks to make theater available to all of the Evergreen student body by producing at least one theatrical production per academic quarter.
Rock and Gem Club
The Evergreen Rock and Gem Club looks at the world from the viewpoint of rocks. We are about revealing the underground world of natural treasure that also tell geological stories. We can then hilight these treasures in our lapidary studio by grinding, cutting and polishing our rocks. It will also be a place to make jewelry. By joining the Rock and Gem Club, you will learn about our surrounding areas geologically and go on adventure Rock hunts! A group that is sure to enhance everyone's knowledge and deepen our appreciation of Earth! ((Not to be taken for Granite ;) ))
The S&A Board is the student committee that allocates Services and Activities fees to all of the organizations you see here. This student committee renews itself annually and seeks new members every Fall.
We are a national organization fighting in our workplaces, communities, and campuses against the exploitation and injustices people face every day. We are community activists fighting against budget cuts in public services; we are activists campaigning for a $15/hour minimum wage and fighting, democratic unions; we are people of all colors speaking out against racism and attacks on immigrants, students organizing against tuition hikes and war, women and men fighting sexism and homophobia.
We believe the Republicans and Democrats are both parties of big business, and we are campaigning to build an independent, alternative party of workers and young people to fight for the interests of the millions, not the millionaires.
We see the global capitalist system as the root cause of the economic crisis, poverty, discrimination, war, and environmental destruction. As capitalism moves deeper into crisis, a new generation of workers and youth must join together to take the top 500 corporations into public ownership under democratic control to end the ruling elites’ global competition for profits and power.
We believe the dictatorships that existed in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were perversions of what socialism is really about. We are for democratic socialism where ordinary people will have control over our daily lives.
Socialist Alternative is also in political solidarity with the Committee for a Workers’ International, a worldwide socialist organization in 47 countries, on every continent. Join us!
Student Art Gallery
The Student Art Gallery is a network of students striving to provide support, community, and education for students interested in observing, creating, submitting, and/or curating art. Art of all mediums and levels are welcome. We provide workshops, lectures and resources for the campus as well as regular shows and gallery hours. In addition to exhibiting their work, we provide training and experience curating, promoting, installing, and documenting student artwork.
Students for Justice in Palestine
The Students for Justice in Palestine at Evergreen support a fair and just resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and an end to the Israeli government policies of discrimination and occupation against Palestinians in the occupied territories, inside Israel, and those driven to become refugees by Israeli government action. We also oppose the involvement of the United States government with various dictatorial regimes across the Middle East in general. We aim to do our part to meet these goals by informing our community about and opposing Evergreen's financial involvement with these policies and regimes through their investments in companies involved in human rights abuses.
Student Video Gamers Alliance (SVGA)
The Student Video Gamer's Alliance exists to provide video game related services to the Evergreen community. Our three primary purposes are as follows: 1. To promote social gaming- We hope to help gamers meet each other and form lasting friendships while enjoying the recreational use of video games. 2. To educate the Evergreen community concerning video games and their social, political, and psychological commentary. 3. To create a space for individuals interested in game-design to share ideas.
The Evergreen Pagans
The Evergreen Pagans are a student group dedicated to helping foster a supportive community forward organization to develop fellowship among pagans and those in the student body that seek knowledge and support of like-minded people. We are dedicated to exploring a deeper understanding of our own paths and the role of our connection to the Earth.
Weekly workshops on topics members wish to explore.
Monthly observances of lunar cycles.
Observances of seasonal holidays.
Social gatherings and networking with the greater pagan community in the region.
The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.The Vagina Monologues, supported by the organization V-day, generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls.
The trailblazers mission is to build, maintain, and provide safe passage for all students, and residents of Thurston County through the Evergreen woods. Students and citizens should be able to safely enjoy the forest while having a minimal impact on the environment around them.
Transgender Resources and Education X-travaganza! (T*REX)
The mission of T*REX is to provide resources, outreach, education, support, and advocacy for transgender and non-gender conforming students and allies.
Vanishing Point is a literary magazine for the students and faculty of The Evergreen State College that showcases works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, visual art, and music. We aim to accurately represent the range of talent and artistic style while creating an atmosphere of freedom and non-judgment to both our readership and the artists who submit their work. Our intention is to provide an outlet and gathering point for student and faculty creativity in the form of an online print publication. As such, Vanishing Point will provide a rich forum for the exchange of creative works and unique perspectives among the Evergreen community.
W.O.L.F. (Wild Order for Living Free)
By learning, sharing and teaching wilderness survival skills we, the Wild Order for Living Free, will help to create more self-reliant, empowered and environmentally aware individuals and communities. We believe that the gifts of the natural world should be used with respect and reciprocity, in order to preserve the vitality of the wilderness and conserve its resources. Through the basics of wilderness survival, people can better learn to live within the ecological boundaries of our only home, Planet Earth.
WashPIRG - Evergreen Chapter
WashPIRG aims to promote an ethic of civic responsibility by actively engaging students in a broader range of social issues through a program of civic engagement, public interest research, and advocacy. Since it's establishment in the 80's, the program has made significant contribution to the education, research, and services mission of the college. Since it's founding, students have voted by biannual student body referendum on whether to continue the chapter. It is currently funded by an 8 dollar per quarter waivable fee.
Way of Tea
The purpose of the Way of Tea club is to enjoy and celebrate traditional Japanese tea culture. We seek to provide a mindful space to momentarily abandon worldly problems and enjoy the simple pleasures of good company and tea.
We Are Able
We stand together to create an environment where every individual is accepted, respected, and loved.
C = Companionship
Womyn's Resource Center (WRC)
The Womyn's Resource Center, through a focus on gender identities, foster a community of social justice, safety, diversity, leadership, and education. This is accomplished by outreach, advocacy, collaborations, and support to individuals and community.
The Wonder Collective aspires to inspire wonder and connection within the Evergreen community. We do this by collaboratively facilitating large and small events while maintaining our commitment to being vibrant and open community members.
To inspire the next generation to fall in love with their food, connect with their community, and with nature. Young Roots wants to create a safe place for nature-based activities that are educational, engaging, and fun. We want to increase community engagement by creating a structure that supports their growth-both as gardeners and as leaders within their families and communities. Young Roots organizes workshops that emphasize stewardship of the land, gardening practices, and the importance of local food systems. Young Roots aims to form a strong and supportive community of gardeners in which all learn, teach, and grow together. The group also strives to strengthen the bonds between Evergreen, GRuB, families of the surrounding community, and to instill the love of organic gardening in new gardeners, which will last a lifetime.