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The Hocking College Student Center

The Hocking College Student Center is the recreation hub of the campus, home of sports, fitness, aerobics, aquatics, Outdoor Pursuits, events, clubs, computer labs, graduation ceremonies and more.

  • Simulated ice climb wall provides another opportunity to test your limits
  • Learn SCUBA or kayaking in our indoor pool
  • Access our computer labs
  • Run or walk on our indoor track
  • Workout in our fitness facility
  • Enjoy our basketball and volleyball facilities and game rooms

The Hocking College Student Center is open to our students and staff daily during normal session throughout the year. Promoting healthy lifestyle through exercise for all levels of fitness, Hocking College offers a number of group fitness and personal training courses to students and the community at great prices. Registering for a class also pays for membership to the Student Center. Visit our Facebook page for updated information about group fitness and personal training at the Student Center.

The facility features many amenities and is available for special events. If you have any questions about campus recreation or if you would like to visit our facility, you may contact our Student Center Office at  740.753.6535.

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Outdoor Pursuits

If you're looking for adventure you've come to the right place. Outdoor Pursuits will take you on some of the best trips around. Spend the weekend with us and meet new friends as you go caving, kayaking, backpacking, skiing or whitewater rafting. We offer trips most weekends throughout the school year.

For some fun around the campus, join us for a Kayak Roll Session, stay sharp with your climbing skills on the indoor climbing wall or shoot a round of Disc Golf at our course outside the Student Center.

Our goal is to enrich lives by providing innovative services that connect people and experiences through challenges, adventure leadership and teamwork. Hocking College Outdoor Pursuits offers students new learning experiences and skills, while uniting them together.


Student Center Contact & Hours


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Student Center — Spring Semester Hours*

Monday - Friday -- 6 AM - 10 PM
Saturday - Sunday -- 10 AM - 10 PM

Student Center — Spring Break Hours*

Friday, March 6, 2020 -- 6 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - Saturday, March 14 -- CLOSED
Sunday, March 15 -- 12 PM - 10 PM

 *The Student Center is closed for some national holidays; and hours may vary during winter break & spring break.


Intramural Sports

Intramural sports are offered throughout the year. Competitive and recreational leagues are offered for all-men, all-women and coed teams. Participation in intramural sports is free of charge (a deposit may be required) and rewards are given to sports champions. Don't see a sport you'd like to try? Let us know, we'll help you find others who are interested.


Autumn Term Activities

    • 5-on-5 Basketball League
    • 6-on-6 Volleyball League
    • Flag Football League
  • Indoor/Outdoor Soccer
  • Open Basketball
  • Open Dodgeball
  • Open Indoor/Outdoor Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  •  Weight Lifting Competition
  • Open Wrestling


Spring Term Activities

  • 5-on-5 Basketball League
  • Competitive Softball league
  • Indoor Tennis
  • Open Indoor/Outdoor Tennis
  • Open Basketball
  • Open Dodgeball
  • Open Volleyball
  • Recreation Softball League
  • Table Tennis
  • Open Wrestling





Get Involved with Campus Life By Joining One of Our Campus Clubs! 

Getting involved in Hocking College student clubs and organizations is a great way to meet others and pursue your personal interests. You'll find program-based clubs and organizations, where you can network with others interested in your program of study and make connections for future jobs, as well as general interest clubs. 

Anime Club

View and discussion of anime cartoons.
Contact: Brittany Miller


Art Club

A club for students interested in creating and appreciating all forms of art.
Contact: Micheala Sibit



If you are interested in representing the college on a team(Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Cheerleading and Archery)
Contact: Al Matthews


Campus Ministry

A non-denominational Christian Group that participates in Bible study, prayer, worship and community service projects.
Contact: Kimberle Coy



This organization is an extension of Ohio University's Campus Crusade for Christ in which members participate in Bible study, prayer and community outreach activities.
Contact: Christy Helmer


Epicurean Club

Provides opportunities for cooking, catering and culinary delights.
Contact: Chef Katie


Future Farmers of America

Contact: Matt Hanson
Location: Horse Barn
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Contact: Hoss Pugh
Location: Cabin/Horse Barn


Forestry Club

Contact: Stephanie Downs
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Contact: Jim Downs


Geology Club

For students with an interest in Geology and all things rock-related.
Contact: Mike Caudill
Location: NR 202
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Contact: Kim Caudill
Location: NR 121


Hocking Woods Nature Center

Dedicated to conservation and education, the Hocking Woods Nature Center has various animals, encourages hands-on learning and is always looking for volunteers to help with programs.
Contact: Dave Sagan

Horse Club

Location: Horse Barns

Contact: Stacey Bailey


International Student Club

A club for International Students and friends.
Contact: Charlea Grant
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Contact: Ryan Rieder


Interp Club

The Interp Club is for students who are interested in Natural and Historical Interpretation.
Contact: Kathy Temple-Miller


Outdoor Pursuits

Offers opportunities for involvement in climbing, disc golf, archery and various trips during the school year.
Contact: Kimberle Coy


Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society (PTK)

Offers a wide range of service, leadership and scholarship opportunities to students with a good GPA. A number of scholarships are available to students who are interested in going on for a four-year degree.
Contact: Danita Reynolds


Rainbow Alliance

The Inclusion Club/Rainbow Alliance is for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender students and friends to meet and socialize. This club participates in various social events including dances, shows and trips.
Contact: Kim Coy


Robbins Crossing

Historical Reenactment. The pioneer days of southeastern Ohio are reignited with a visit to Robbins Crossing, a completely restored 1850s-era village located on Hocking College's campus. Hocking College's Natural and Historical Interpretation students and community volunteers dress in period costumes and share historical information to help recreate the past and show tourists the 19th century way of life. Visitors can tour the town's old buildings and blacksmith shops, make candles, explore the gift shop, spin yarn and cook on a wood-burning stove.
Contact: Dave Sagan



Basketball, flag football, softball, volleyball and soccer.
Contact: Kimberle Coy


Student Government

Have your say in campus decisions and programs.
Contact: Kimberle Coy


The Learning Connection (TLC)

The Learning Connection offers support services including homework help, computer use, advising and social events to first generation college students.
Contact: Molly Watson


The Success Center

Based on the ground floor of Davidson Hall, find help for all of your academic needs with tutoring, peer mentoring and learning materials and resources.
Contact: Danita Glenn


Veterans Association

Organization for veterans of the armed forces and currently serving military personnel.
Contact: Ken Teter


Wildlife Club

The Wildlife Club is dedicated to the education and conservation of wildlife. Students learn more about animals, their habitat, how to manage animals and how to protect them.

Contact: Sayre Flannagan
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Contact: Dave Swanson

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