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In Student Life we understand that your time is limited and precious, so make the most of it by getting involved in something that fits your schedule and matters to you! Choose from one of the many opportunities below or contact our office to find out more!

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Student Government Job Descriptions

Activities Programming Board Application & Job Description



ASCC - Associated Students of Clark College

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The Associated Students of Clark College (ASCC) oversees a variety of activities and services which enhance the educational experience of the College's 15,000 students, and manages student fees which fund activities for 30+ campus clubs and 36 programs.

If you are enrolled in courses at Clark College, you are a member of the ASCC. The ASCC Executive Council is recognized by the Board of Trustees as the sole representative body of Clark College students. Executive Council officers gain valuable leadership and executive level experience such as leadership training, decision making, fiscal management and conflict management. Student government also keeps students informed about administrative or legislative policies that directly affect the student body.

It is the responsibility of the ASCC Executive Council to:

  • Provide representation of student interest, needs and well-being within the college community;
  • Provide opportunities for individual leadership development and for group participation;
  • Initiate and coordinate student activities;
  • Foster cooperative relationships among the students, faculty, staff, administration and community; and
  • Affirm and support the Clark College Mission, Vision, and Values statement.

Your Student Government. The ASCC will advocate for and represents the students of Clark College.

ASCC Meetings
Our meetings are open to everyone, so please feel free to join us!


Executive Council Meetings

Fridays

12:00pm to 1:00pm

PUB 160D

Meet your ASCC Executive Council Student Leaders

APB - Activities Programming Board

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Join the Fun! Check out one of our 30+ events each year. Become a fan on the Student Life Facebook.

APB Meetings Our meetings are open to everyone, so please feel free to join us!


Activities Programming Board
Fridays

10:00am to 11:00am

PUB 160D

Upcoming Events

If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in these events contact Clark College's Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 VP, or visit Gaiser Hall room 137, ASAP

Meet your Activities Programming Board (APB) Student Leaders

Clubs

ASCC Chartered Clubs

Student clubs and organizations provide you with an opportunity to combine various aspects of your academic and/or vocational learning into personal action. Through participation in a student club or organization, you learn to apply the skills and responsibilities of leadership (communication, team building, problem solving, meeting management, decision making and conflict management) and you become involved in your community. Clubs are a great way to meet other students with similiar interests and have fun while developing lifelong skills.  

What is a Chartered Student Club?

A chartered student club is any student club which has been officially recognized by the ASCC. Student clubs may exist on campus without official recognition, but will not be eligible for subsidy by the ASCC or be granted the benefits given to a chartered student club.

Chartered student clubs must be open and available to any Clark student regardless of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.

If you are interested in chartering a club, stop by the Office of Student Life and pick up a "How to Charter A Club" packet. If you have any questions, please contact the ASCC Club Coordinator.

 

Club Committee Meetings
Mondays (April 14, 28, May 12, June 2 & June 9)

2:00pm to 3:00pm

PUB


Chartered Clubs List

ASCC Programs

Student funded co-curricular programs provide students with a wide variety of opportunities for personal growth and development.

Student Funded Programs List

Committees

Students have the opportunity to share their perspective with Clark College staff, faculty and administrators by serving on college committees. Share your voice - join a committee today!

Some committees meet once a week, once a month or once a quarter. Connect with the ASCC Vice President to find out what committees are open or stop by PUB 160.

Volunteering on a committee looks great on college applications, job applications and scholarship application.


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Volunteering

Want to become a volunteer?

Have you ever wanted to be our school mascot "OSWALD" for an event?

Email Hannah at asccad@clark.edu.

Penguin Perks - PUB 160

We know student life can be busy. And we know that sometimes it is the little things that can make a difference in an otherwise hectic day. So visit us in Penguin Union Building (PUB) 160 to enjoy some of the many FREE resources we have available to you:

  • Student Handbook/Planner

    This FREE annual student planner provides information on College resources and policies not to mention a handy monthly and daily calendar to help you keep on top of all your assignments and activities.

  • Coffee: Monday-Thursday 8:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m. & Friday 10:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Pick up a FREE reusable ASCC travel mug (provided by your Office of Student Life) and bring it back Monday-Friday throughout the year to enjoy a hot cup of coffee! Come get one while supplies last.
    NOTE: We do not have paper cups - so be sure to bring your own cup.

  • Student-Use Kitchen

    Our kitchen includes a refrigerator and two microwaves so you can easily store your lunch (be sure to put your name on it!) or simply heat it up. We also stock utensils, paper plates and napkins for student use throughout the year. Be sure to stop by during welcome week and finals week for coffee and special treats to keep you going.

  • Quick-Stop Computer Lab

    Need a quick place to make a final change to an assignment, print a paper, or send a quick email to your instructor? Look no further. Our quick-stop computer lab is available to all current students. All you need is your student login and password.

  • Game Room - PUB 162

    Take a break and relax in our Student Life Game Room where you can enjoy massage chairs, board games, movies, and foosball or simply just hang out with friends. Board games may be checked out using your current Clark Student ID card and played anywhere on campus. Movies are available to be viewed inside the game room.

  • Water Bottle Filling Stations

    Help ASCC eliminate waste from disposable plastic bottles by using one of the six (6) new water bottle filling stations. They are located in ASCC, HHL, OSC, BHL, JSH/AA5 and GHL. Stop by for a FREE water bottle while supplies last.

  • Discounted Clark Student C-Tran Bus BackPASS

    Discounted BackPASS (C-Tran Bus Pass) – $9 (including Clark Student ID) Through the BackPASS program any registered Clark College student can purchase a discounted C-Tran Bus Pass.
    This offer is limited to the first 1800 students per quarter.

    How to Get Your BackPASS:
    • Go to the Cashier’s Office or Bookstore to pay your $9.
    • Then take your receipt of payment to Security to receive your BackPASS.

    This discount is sponsored by your Services & Activities (S&A) Fees which is allocated by the S&A Fees Committee and your Office of Student Life. NOTE: Students will only be given this discounted rate once per quarter. If ;your card is lost or stolen, you must pay the full BackPASS price ($49).

    For more information on the BackPASS program visit: www.clark.edu/about_clark/security/transit_information

Free One-time Legal Consultation

Student Legal Services is a contracted program funded by ASCC and provides free, one-time legal consultation to students. Ed Dawson, a local attorney, comes to Clark as a general practice attorney, and most recently taught German, Spanish, and English at Battle Ground High School. As a fluent speaker and writer of Spanish, German, and English, Ed provides multilingual legal counsel on family, criminal, and contract issues for students, as needed. Thirty-minute consultation appointments are offered once a week through fall, winter and spring quarters, and can be arranged through the Student Life office, located in PUB 160.

Please call 360-992-2404 to schedule an appointment.