- Who We Are
To cultivate leaders who advocate for an equitable world!
We strive to unite and empower our community by embracing and fostering our six values and priorities.
Values & Priorities
Associated Students supports the development of the student body through the following priorities:
- Co-Curricular Engagement
- Civic Engagement & Advocacy
- Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Social Justice, Anti-Racism, and Access
- Leadership Development
- Retention & Transfer
- Recognition of Service
- Fee Information
Student Activities Fee
What is the Student Activities Fee? - The $15 Student Activity Fee allows your student government to provide scholarships, leadership opportunities, cultural events, discounted tickets, funding for student events and many other co-curricular programs and services for students. Some of the benefits students receive by paying the Student Activities Fee are:
- Free admission & free food at all A.S. events throughout the semester: A.S. Visibility, Athletics Fair, Finals Frenzy, New Student Welcome, Pizza with the President & more!
- Funding to higher education professional and academic conferences
- Access to resources and recreation equipment at the Student Life Center
- Eligibility to apply for A.S. scholarships
- Eligibility to purchase Discounted tickets (available at the BookRac)
- Eligibility to apply for A.S. Leadership Conferences
- Eligibility to vote in Mt. SAC Student Body Elections & hold an A.S. Officer position
- Eligibility to hold an officer position in a campus Recognized Club and Organization
Student Representation Fee - $2 per semester (Fall/Spring)
The $2 Student Representation Fee, mandated by Assembly Bill (AB) 1504, provides support for student government representatives who may be presenting positions and viewpoints to representatives, offices, and agencies of local, district, and state governments.
The fee is divided, with $1 going to the Associated Students of Mt. San Antonio College, and $1 for use by the Student Senate of the California Community Colleges (SSCCC). For example, this fee supports sending students to Sacramento or Washington, D.C. to advocate for solutions towards issues faced by California Community College students and lobby for adequate tuition and services. For more information about this fee visit our FAQ.
How to Join Associated Students!
All elected Associated Students Executive Officers shall serve a one-year term. The term for the Associated Students Executive Officers begins on July 1st and ends on June 30th of the following year. The following positions make up the Executive Board:
- Vice President
- Inter-Club Council Co-Chair (2)
- Senate Chair (2)
To learn more about the Executive Board position eligibility refer to the A.S. Constitution. To learn more about each position's job description refer to the A.S. Organizational Directive. Applications will reopen March 2024!
Senate is the Legislative Branch of Associated Students. Please review the Organizational Directive for Senator position descriptions. In addition to A.S. Officer eligibility requirements, Senators must be available every Tuesday and Thursday from 3pm - 5:30pm during both semesters (Fall and Spring) plus additional mandatory trainings scheduled during the Summer and Winter intercessions. After applying, you will receive follow up email correspondence from the A.S. Administrative Specialist. Applications will reopen October 2023!
Students who wish to serve as an Associate Justice with Associated Students Judicial Branch can submit their application online. In addition to A.S. Officer eligibility requirements, Associate Justices must be available every Wednesday from 11am - 2pm during all terms (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring). Appointed Justices will be required to attend a mandatory training prior to serving on official appointed Student Conduct Board Hearings and Student Grievance Review Committees. For more information review the Judicial Directive. For questions please email any member of Student Court or Student Court Advisors. Applications open now!
Students who wish to start their service experience with Associated Students are encouraged to serve on a College Wide Campus Committee. To learn about all of the different committees review the list here.
- Who We Are
Dive into the heart of democracy with us on Thursday, 9/21! Join our Constitution Day event - 'Law & Democracy' from 12:30pm-2:45pm. Hear from our esteemed Political Science Professors about the Supreme Court's legacy and its impact on modern issues, plus an exciting debate by our Forensics Team! Don't miss this enlightening discussion. Snacks and voter registration information start at 12:30pm, and the main event starts at 1:15pm.
Join Mt. SAC Political Science Professors Raul Madrid, Sierra Powell, Kelly Rivera, and James Stone for a series of talks centered on the United States Supreme Court; how the structure and the historical legacy of the institution inform modern issues surrounding the Roberts Court and its decisions.
***Featuring a debate from all-star Mt SAC Forensics Team members Clay Miller and Rachel Kwak***
All participants will receive a pocket constitution, resources, and snacks!
September 21, 2023
Time: Snacks & Constitution Distribution 12:30pm - 2:45pm
Time: Main Event 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Come celebrate National Voter Registration Day with Assocaited Students! Stop by our Voter Registration & Education Table, grab a snack, and discover how easy it is to make your voice heard. Let's make a difference together!
September 19, 2023
Location: Miracle Mile
Come by, grab a tasty treat, and meet our new Mt. SAC College President, Dr. Martha Garcia.
September 12, 2023
Location: 410 West Patio
Join us for a Mt. SAC tradition! Selected applicants will attend a 3 day, 2 night leadership retreat at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge on October 20-22, 2023. Explore leadership identity, team dynamics, diversity, and environmental consciousness! Applications closed September 11, 2023. Notifications of selection will be by or before October 1, 2023. Thank you to all that applied.
AS wants to help you learn more about what we do and about how you can get involved! Stop by our table (you won't be able to miss it because of our AS tent and snacks), get some free stuff, and learn about all the amazing things we have planned for you this Fall!
September 6-7, 2023
Time: 11am-1pm and 3pm-5pm both days
Location: Miracle Mile
Get Engaged. Build Community.
Associated Students conduct a series of public meetings. Please join us at one of the meetings below. Agendas are posted and you are more than welcomed to attend and speak during open forum/public comment.,please inform the chair of each meeting that you would like to speak.