Associated Students of Columbia College Associated Students of Columbia College

Student Leadership

Associated Students of Columbia College (ASCC) is the officially recognized Student Senate that represents all Columbia College students. Our Student Senate is a vital part of all Columbia College community, activities, and programs. Elected representatives and student committees work together to ensure that the student voice is included in the decision-making processes of the college. We are proud to participate in shared governance at Columbia College and are equally delighted to share our enthusiasm representing you. Please contact us at 209.588.5111 or 209.588.5270.


  • Enhance sound student governance and citizenship
  • Express the general will of the students to the administration
  • Further cooperation with administration, staff, community and other educational institutions
  • Create and maintain adequate scholastic, social, cultural, and political activities in the furtherance of student welfare

*ASCC Constitution and Bylaws

ASCC Meetings Spring 2022 are listed below. Meetings are open to the public, recorded, and held using the licensed Zoom meeting link here:

Day, Date Time Day, Date Time
Wednesday, January 12    4:00pm Wednesday, March 2  9:30am
Wednesday, January 19  9:30am Wednesday, March 9  9:30am
Wednesday, January 26  9:30am Wednesday, March 16  9:30am
Wednesday, February 2  9:30am Wednesday, March 23  9:30am
Wednesday, February 9  9:30am Wednesday, March 30  9:30am
Wednesday, February 16  9:30am Wednesday, April 6  9:30am
Wednesday, February 23  9:30am Wednesday, April 13  9:30am
    Wednesday, April 20  9:30am

The Student Center

Located in the Ponderosa Building, the Student Center provides a place for students to comfortably lounge between classes and hold informal discussions, workshops, or activities. As a primary venue for club meetings, the relaxed environment nurtures campus life, fosters academic exploration, and promotes the expression of thoughts on diversity, equity and inclusion of all students. The Center provides students with access to food resources (The Ponderosa Pantry and The Kitchen), college support services, computer printing, a TV, a full outdoor deck, and gazebo. Students are encouraged to connect with their peers in this confortable environment, they can play a video game or eat a bowl of cereal together from The Kitchen. This Center is funded by the Student Center Fee assessed once per academic year. Our student leaders, including the ASCC, Student Ambassadors and Phi Theta Kappa Honor's Society, support the staffing and day to day operations of The Center. This fee is $1.00 per unit up to a maximum of $10.00 for the entire academic year.

Student Activities

Past Spring 2022 Semester Activities


Finals are right around the corner, but DONUT STRESS! Take a break with a donut, coffee and your peers!

Donut Stress

Cupid's Bash: Reloaded, February 23rd, 11am-4pm @ The Student Center 

Join the ASCC for the RELOADED Cupid's Bash on Wednesday, February 23rd from 11am-4pm at the Student Center! We will have games, FREE pizza, special gifts and more!

Student Event 2/23/22

Past Fall 2021 Semester Activities

Fall 2021 Cram Night: November 18th @ 4:30pm

Join ASCC, AAC, and the library for our first Hybrid Cram Night,  Thursday, Dec. 2nd 4:00pm-7:00pm in-person and online. ASCC will provide food and prizes for the ugliest holiday sweater!

Cram Night Flyer Fall 21

Spirit Week: Fall 2021

The ASCC hosted a week of events for students to engage on campus with support services and also each other while socially distanced.

halloween costumes

halloween costume

halloween costumes

halloween costumes

halloween costumes

Spirit Week Events: Fall 2021 Flyer

Did you miss the ASCC Student Spotlight Live Stream Event on January 21?

View it on the Columbia College Youtube Channel

Why get involved?

  • Represent the interests of Columbia College students
  • Participate in state level representation of California Community Colleges through California Community College Student Affairs Association (CCCSAA)
  • Work on committees with Columbia staff and administration through shared governance
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Enhance job, scholarship, and college transfer applications
  • Plan campus events and activities
  • Enrich your academic career
  • Your ASCC reminds you to register to Vote at You can also opt in by mail if you prefer. 

To learn more and about how to apply please email

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