Make the most of your educational experience by getting involved in campus life. Getting involved in campus life and student organizations provides an experience that you can't get from the classroom. You'll have additional opportunities to develop professional connections, make lifelong friendships and participate in experiences that will better prepare you for your future career.
Rice Lake Student Life
A part of the college experience.
Why get involved?
Student life at WITC gives you all of the benefits of the college experience. Organizations like Student Senate and various program-related clubs can get you connected to your classmates, plus you'll learn more about yourself as you explore new experiences, take risks and expand your horizons.
Run by students for the students. WITC offers a range of organizations and program-related clubs so you can connect with your classmates, network with industry professionals and advance your education to the next level.
- Architecture Club
- The Architecture Club is open to any student currently enrolled in the Architectural Commercial Design program. This club offers students an opportunity to network and learn with Wisconsin architects. The Architecture Club also takes field trips to visit interesting architectural buildings, sustainable buildings, construction sites, innovative architectural firms and facilities that manufacture architectural products.
- Contact Club Advisor Deborah Kutrieb
- Alumni Association
- The Alumni Association welcomes and encourages anyone who completed a WITC degree or diploma program, or any of WITC's courses, seminars or workshops to become a member of the Alumni Association. The Alumni Association meets periodically during the academic year, and there are no membership dues.
- Contact Club Advisor David Dahlberg
- Business Professionals of America (BPA)
- Business Professionals of America is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and is for any student currently enrolled in a business, office or business education course or program in a secondary or post-secondary institution. The purpose of BPA is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills.
- Contact Club Advisor Scott Elza
- Campus Activities Board (CAB)
- The Campus Activities Board (CAB) works to enhance and unify the campus community by providing a variety of entertainment and co-curricular programming. CAB is a subsidiary organization of the Student Senate and its membership is open to all students. CAB members gain valuable experiences in selecting, contracting, planning and promoting events. CAB values: the image of CAB and producing quality events; the talents and gifts of our committee members; the ability to develop leaders and enhance individual skills; and the diversity and ideas of all members of the campus community.
- Contact Club Advisor Aleesha Drost
- Computer Club
- This club is open to all WITC students not just those enrolled in IT programs. The purpose of this club is to promote the advancement of computer skills within the WITC community of staff and students.
- The club members staff the Computer Repair service, which is available to staff or students needing computer services at no charge. The club also hosts weekly computer gaming competitions during the activities hours. Each spring the club organizes field trips to area network operations centers and other interesting locations.
- Contact Club Advisor Mike Miller
- Cosmetology Club
- The Cosmetology Club is for students enrolled in the Cosmetology program. Club activities include: INSalon student competition/Hair show in St. Paul MN, Skills USA competition in Wi. Dells and the Student Hair Show. The Cosmetology Club also assists in raising funds for the Scholarship Foundation as well as Operation Santa Claus.
- Contact Club Advisor Carol Goodale
- Contact Club Advisor Jolie Losey
- Criminal Justice Club
- Dental Assistant Club
- Early Childhood Association
- The ECA offers Early Childhood Education and Pre-ECE program students opportunities to organize or participate in community events for children and families, attend professional conferences, take part in fundraising activities, and learn to be advocates in the field of Early Childhood Education.
- Contact Club Advisor Jamie Lynch
- Mentorship Club
- National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
- Nursing Club
- This club is open to anyone with an interest in nursing and health care. The members register with the National Student Nurses Association, which allows members to network with student nurses nationally. In addition to participating in projects which benefit our community, we try to have either an interesting educational program each month or a guest speaker. Our state convention is held at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.
- Contact Club Advisor Kirsten Wagner
- SkillsUSA Woods
- The purpose of this club is to prepare students who are high performance workers currently enrolled in technical education for tomorrow's workplace. They participate in teamwork, leadership, and character development activities. SkillsUSA Woods emphasizes total quality of work, superior work skills, lifelong education, pride and dignity of work.
- Students enrolled in the, Welding, and Automotive programs also participate in Skills USA.
- Contact Club Advisor Scott Theilig
- Veterans Club
The WITC Rice Lake Veterans Club is open to the WITC community including students who are veterans, active duty personnel, reservists, National Guard members, non-veterans, as well as staff and faculty with military affiliations or interest in supporting student veterans.
The Rice Lake Veterans Club was created to provide networking, educational and fellowship opportunities for student veterans and those who support them. The Veteran Club maintains a commitment to veteran advocacy on campus and in the community. Service is a strong value among members of the Veteran Club. Giving back to the community through service projects and fundraising is a top priority for the club.
Area housing for WITC Rice Lake students is available through West Cap owned Glenwood Commons, additional housing options may be found in local newspapers and bulletin boards on-campus.
The Rice lake Campus is conveniently located adjacent to West Cap owned Glenwood Commons. To learn more about living at WITC-Rice Lake's available housing, please contact West Cap.
Food service is available in the form of a college a la carte cafeteria located in the student lounge.
Arts and Culture
The Rice Lake campus is situated right along the Red Cedar River and eagles, deer and other wildlife visit regularly. The idyllic setting is in contrast to the college’s state of the art equipment and technology.
Rice Lake is the hub of attractions and entertainment in Northwest Wisconsin. Theatrical performances, museums, nature centers, music, picturesque dinner train rides, equestrian center, breweries and sports attractions are all ready to entertain you.
WITC does not provide childcare services. Please visit the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families to search services in your area. You may also check your local county Human Services or Social Services department for a list of licensed childcare providers.