Student Life

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FLCC offers a rich and vibrant student life experience that has something for everyone. Whether you want to join a club, become a student leader, or participate in athletics, we're here to support your interests.

Get Connected Right from the Start

Don't miss out on all the fun stuff happening at FLCC. The Office of Student Life prepares you to become a life-long learner and leader. Student life activities provide valuable growth-oriented experiences that promote healthy lifestyles, leadership development, and global citizenship skills.

Stay Informed about Student Life Opportunities

  • Register for New Student Orientation — learn about valuable student resources and get acquainted with the campus community.
  • Follow Student Life on Facebook and Instagram — receive notifications about upcoming activities and see student life in action.
  • View the FLCC events calendar — find fun events including movie nights, Esports competitions, club activities, art gallery showings, performances, and more!

Student Clubs and Organizations

FLCC has over 30 student groups and a simple process for creating new ones. Get the most out of your college experience by joining a student group and building lasting relationships with others who share your passions.

Explore Clubs and Organizations

Student Government

The Student Corporation is the governing body for FLCC students. If you're interested in college decision-making and event planning, you can run for an elected position, join student assembly, or serve as a member of the activities committee.

Join the Student Leadership Team

Explore Life at FLCC

Learning is easier when you have a sense of belonging. Life outside the classroom is full of opportunities to get involved and grow your interests while attending college. Discover how the following offices can further enhance your college experience.

Live Steps Away from Campus

Living close to campus is a convenient and affordable way to enrich your college experience. The Suites at Laker Landing offers apartment-style housing, featuring private bedrooms, a full kitchen, spacious lounges, and more. You'll be just a short walk from your classes and college activities.

Housing and Residential Life

Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation

FLCC has several varsity athletics teams, intramural sports, and recreation opportunities for you to enjoy. Support the Lakers by attending an event, watching an Esports live stream, or joining a team. All students have access to the gym, fitness center, and nature trails.

Athletics, Intramurals, and Recreation

Center for Student Well-Being

The Center for Student Well-Being promotes a holistic approach to a healthy and balanced student experience. Students can participate in well-being programs, virtual medical and mental health care, and in-person health and counseling services. We also offer assistance with basic student needs such as food and transportation.

Center for Student Well-Being

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Learning is easier when you belong. FLCC values our diverse student identities and promotes inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Find out more about how we recognize and celebrate difference through dialogue, community service, and art. Participate in DEI events or find resources that help you thrive in college.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Additional Student Life Resources and Information

FLCC provides a safe and welcoming environment where students, faculty, and staff can thrive. Safety officers make regular patrols and respond quickly to safety concerns. The Office of Campus Police produces a number of resources for the campus community.

Learn More about Campus Safety

Having a child care center on-campus makes it easier for parents to earn a college degree or certificate and take advantage of our career training opportunities. The FLCC Child Care Center provides developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment. We accept children 18 months to 5 years old. Grants, subsidies, and income-based variable fee scale are available for qualifying students.

Learn More about the Child Care Center

Campus dining is a big part of the college experience. Our food vendor, AVI Fresh, serves a variety of healthy foods made from scratch in our spacious Finger Lakes Café. Take advantage of the student discounts offered with a meal plan.

Choose from two optional meal plans:

  • Meal Swipes — buy a certain number of full meals for a set price.
  • Declining Balance — load up your card with a set amount of money and receive discounted, tax-free food purchases.

If you're looking for more flexibility, Laker Loot may be purchased in any amount and used like cash at the Café or in campus vending machines. Laker Loot provides 7.5% savings on tax on all purchases.

Learn More about Dining Services

FLCC makes sure all students have access to a wide range of academic support services. Learn about our disability services, tutoring, mentorship programs, learning centers, and other educational opportunities designed to help you succeed.

Learn More about Student Support Services

Campus is just the beginning. FLCC is located on the northern shore of Canandaigua lake, near all the amenities the scenic town has to offer. Canandaigua is known for its tourism and has a thriving downtown business district with a variety of locally-owned shops, galleries, and restaurants. Canandaigua also has plenty of outdoor space to rest and relax — such as parks, nature trails, and beaches.

As a Laker, you'll benefit from the College's role in the community and gain access to activities at our regional facilities, including:

  • ArtSpace36 — an art gallery located on Main Street in downtown Canandaigua
  • East Hill Campus — an outdoor campus for camping, hiking, wildlife, and nature classes in Naples
  • Muller Field Station — a nature preserve and research station located near Honeoye Lake
  • Viticulture and Wine Center — a teaching winery and vineyard with on-site enology lab, aging rooms, and kitchen

FLCC partners with many local businesses including some of the top-rated food and hospitality locales (such as New York Kitchen and The Lake House). These community partnerships provide internships, real-world training, and networking opportunities.

Explore Canandaigua

Upcoming Events

Student Life Events

Contact Us

Student Life
Room 2120
(585) 785-1264

Mon-Thu: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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