At St. Joseph's College of Commerce the importance of cultural activities to support and enhance academic activities is given due value. The college has around 17 associations ranging from College Teams to Art and Cultural associations. The College Student Council organises two main fests - Kalotsav : an intra-collegiate cultural fest and Dhwani : an intra-collegiate cultural fest. In addition to this, the college associations pertaining to B.Com and BBA departments oragnise specific fests like Chanakya, Virtuoso, Cipher, etc. The language and cultural associations also hold talks, competitions and fests like Ellipsis, Encarta and others where resource persons working in the field of art, writing and music are invited to educate and inform students. The Hashmi Theatre Forum of the college specially nurtures budding performance artistes in the art of Theatre. It also holds an annual fest called Enact and conducts performance theory certificate courses for the students.
The college pays special attention to days of national importance like Independence Day, Teacher's Day and International Yoga Day. Persons of national and cultural repute are invited to address students. Cultural programmes reflecting the heritage and culture of India's Diversity and tradition are put up.
The Loyola and Xavier Auditoriums are conducive to the hosting of such cultural events. Many professional artistes are invited to the college fests and to conduct workshops for students.