Opportunities for the development of leadership, social and interpersonal relationships, skills and character are made available to RLC students through participation in numerous campus organizations.

Students may participate in such student organizations/activities as:

Agri Achievers
Agriculture Club
Art League
Automotive Club
Campus Christians
College Bowl
Computer Club
Creative Writing Club
Culinary Arts Club
Future Educators of America
Horticulture Club
International Studies
Lambda Nu
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Allies
Minute Prayer Gathering Club
Musical Notes Society
Phi Beta Lambda
Phi Theta Kappa
Nursing Club
Radiology Club
Rend Lake Readers
RLC Non-Traditional Student Organization
Skills USA
National Society of Leadership and Success
Student Ambassadors
Thespians Club
Wireless Amateur Radio Club
Phi Theta Kappa

Rend Lake College boasts a charter for a local chapter (Rho Xi) of Phi Theta Kappa, the national community college scholastic honor fraternity. Membership is available only to full-time students who achieve a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or better. This is the community college equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa.