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Eligibility Criteria and Required Qualifications:

  • Have completed at least 12 units, with a 2.75 grade point average, and currently enrolled in at least six units within the Desert Community College District.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty or staff of the Desert Community College District
  •  Provide at least a one year commitment.
  •  Commit a minimum of 4 hours per week throughout the academic year.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Desert Community College District at public relations events
  • Attend weekly mandatory staff meetings
  • Commit 4 hours a week for tours, service projects and other events.
  • Give campus tours and presentations to prospective students, parents, alumni, and special visitors.
  • Assist College of the Desert at Outreach and In-reach Events.  

Desired Qualifications:

  • Pride in the Desert Community College District
  • Dedication and time commitment to the program
  • Speak effectively in public situations
  • Develop and present a positive professional first impression.
  • Ability to serve as a mentor to other College of the Desert students
  • General knowledge of the college’s mission, history, traditions, academic, vocational and athletic programs, student support services, student clubs and student activities.
  • Understanding and sensitivity to the diverse multi-cultural, academic and socioeconomic backgrounds of all prospective students.
  • Demonstration of teamwork and positive character.
  • Strong motivations and dedication to assignments given. ​​​​​

Application Procedure:

  • Students interested in becoming College of the Desert Ambassadors must:
  • Complete the Student Ambassador Application By:
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from College of the Desert Faculty or Staff
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit a letter of intent
  • Complete the interview process
  • Complete the College of the Desert Student Ambassador Training/Orientation
After filling out, please print and return to the office of Student Life.​