Associated Students of College of the Desert
In keeping with the philosophy of College of the Desert, the responsibility for student government is placed with the students. Regularly enrolled students of the college are encouraged to be participating members of ASCOD the Associated Students of College of the Desert. ASCOD general meetings are held on Mondays at 2:00PM in the ASCOD Conference Room located in the Dining Hall Building. Weekly agendas are posted outside of the ASCOD Office, the ASCOD Conference Room and in the display cabinet located on the East side of the Dining Hall Building.
College of the Desert supports an active ASCOD organization. One student from campus is elected each year to serve as Student Trustee at the regular meetings of the Board of Trustees. Other students are elected to the ASCOD Student Senate and still others are appointed as Club Representatives to the ASCOD Inter Club Council. ASCOD has adopted a constitution incorporating rules and regulations which provide for a governing body that reflects the interests of the entire student population.
ASCOD STUDENT SENATE MISSION STATEMENT:
As the peer advocates for the students of College of the Desert, we strive to promote higher education, a sense of community, diversity, student involvement and act as your liaison to the faculty, administration and state, to ensure that the needs of the students both social and educational, are enhanced and met. Our purpose is to serve our fellow students, as well as making their College of the Desert Experience, a memorable one.