Circle K International (CKI) is the premier collegiate and university community service, leadership development, and friendship organization in the world. With more than 13,770 members in 17 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world every day.
As one of the three tenets, service is the fundamental element of Circle K. Through service, we are making the world a better place one service project at a time. Together, Circle K truly makes a difference in the community.
Through the mission and vision of the organization, Circle K is dedicated to the realization of humankind’s potential. The unique experiences offered by Circle K truly develop and bring out the leader within each individual.
If there is one thing that Circle K knows best, it is fellowship. With each element and aspect of Circle K , members experience genuine fellowship and develop life-long relationships with fellow collegians, advisors, Kiwanians, and citizens in their communities.
UCI Circle K is proud to be the largest Circle K club in the world with over 400 paying members. Last year, we completed over 35,000 hours of service, leadership, and fellowship. Our weekly service projects include walking dogs at our local animal shelter, tutoring high school kids after class, and cleaning books ready to be donated to children in need. We also attend various local events throughout the year, including volunteering at OC Night Market, Disneyland, and Santa Ana Zoo. For more information about our events, click on the tabs above or visit our calendar!
UCI Circle K is part of the Citrus Division of Circle K clubs that encompasses CSU Fullerton, Chapman University, Golden West College, Irvine Valley College, Orange Coast College, Saddleback College, Santa Ana College, Soka University of America, and Whittier College Circle K's. This makes Citrus one of the largest divisions in the CNH District in terms of both the number of clubs and number of members.
The Citrus Division, and by extension UCI Circle K, is a part of the CNH District Circle K, which encompasses all 9 Circle K divsions found across California, Nevada, and Hawaii. The other 8 divisons are Capital, Central Coast, Desert Oasis, Foothill, Golden Gate, Metro, Paradise, and Sunset. Every year, all 9 divisions get together for several district-wide events, including Fall Training Conference and DLSSP.
Kiwanis International is where everything comes together. Every Key Club, KIWINS, and Circle K are a part of the Kiwanis Family. Kiwanis focuses on changing the world through acts of service and accomplishes its goals through watching over its leadership service programs like Circle K.