We are glad you made it all the way here. Associated Students is a big organization, with all sorts of unique opportunities. Right now, the categorization of all these groups may seem a little complicated, but don't worry about that now. If you want to begin filtering results by your interests try out our Search Page. It will allow you to learn about all our student groups and help you narrow down your decision. You are also always welcome to come to our office on the bottom floor of the Multicultural Center (next to the UCen) and we'll sit down with you one-on-one to answer any questions you may have. Chances are if you have been on your previous student government you have an idea of what we are all about, but rest assured we are more than just meetings. We are about passions, change, most importantly the students (it's in our name after all).
For most committees and organizations there are both leadership and membership roles. Depending on your aspirations the process is slightly different. Both are outlined below.
Members are the staple of any committee. Anyone can be a member. There is no interview process or anything else to worry about. It's all about your interests, your commitment, and the change you want to bring to campus. With over 60 student organizations we are confident you will find your place with like-minded and talented peers. Use this website to find out about all of the opportunities waiting for you or stop by our office on the bottom floor of the multicultural center. After you apply, we'll get you acquainted with how we work, introduce you to everyone, and get you situated. Here's the rundown:
Associated Students is always looking for leaders. They are people who are motivated, have a vision, and want to improve the campus experience for their peers. If you find an open leadership position that interests you, the process is a little more involved than simply membership. In addition to the Membership process, there will be an interview to help us see your qualifications and for you to be able to ask any questions. We'll give you the full tour of Associated Students and who you will be working with. Your appointment process will have several phases as well, but you don't have to worry about all that just yet. We'll keep you informed as you go. Here's the basic rundown: