Who are we?
Hello, everyone. We, the Student Senate of Chabot
College, humbly challenge ourselves to form a more united student
body at Chabot College, advocate for and provide support to the
rights, freedoms, and responsibilities of Chabot students,
encouraging student involvement and improving the college
environment for Chabot students.
We are composed of 10 executive positions (President,
Vice-President, ICC Chair, Events Coordinator, Communications
Director, Financial Director, Legislative Director, Secretary,
Senator-at-Large, and Student Trustee), 10 Student Representatives,
a Faculty Advisor, and interns. Visit the SSCC office in Room 2311,
Building 2300 or click
Contact SSCC page to meet the members of the
SSCC and learn more about us.
What do we do?
We, the Student Senate of Chabot College,
- Seek student needs and help students achieve their goals by providing:
- Scholarships (over $20,000 awarded each year)
- Town Hall meetings to bring student concerns to student leaders
- De-stress events before finals week
- Extra tutoring before finals
- Free student planners
Current Projects in progress:
Distribute Associated Students Activities Fees according to the best interests of students:
- Getting water bottle filler stations on campus
- Bringing the idea of a Subsidized AC Transit pass for Chabot students to referendum
Educate students about and help shape the policies that affect them by representing the student body to local
and state administrators, and to the community at large. We advocate on behalf of students and participate in
over 15 different Shared Governance committees on campus, ranging from facilities to curriculum, making sure
that the student voice is heard;
Host social and service events throughout the year to improve community and support civic engagement including
holiday fun, literacy drives, faculty appreciations, food and toy drives.
- $10,000 direct support provided to clubs on campus through Gladiator
Days, Club Days, coordination of Inter-Club Council, and start-up funding and matching funds for Club fundraisers.
- $75,000 direct support provided last year to support campus events and programs
(co-curricular funding), with additional SSCC funding directed to capital improvements on
campus. Examples of recently funded programs, events, and capital improvements:
- New furniture in the library and student center
- New microwaves in the cafeteria
- Tim Wise speaking engagement
- Women’s History Month speaker
- Great Debate
- Forensics Team trip to National Competition
- Law and Democracy Program
- Graduation and spring awards banquet
- Passion and Purpose events
- STEM (Summer) Orientation for 75 Math + Science students
- Language Arts Awards
- Día del Niño/ Día del libro events
- Mats for the Hip-Hop club
Join us if you want to:
- build your communication, organization and leadership skills,
- increase the chance of earning scholarships,
- create new networks and friendships,
- strengthen transfer and job applications,
- understand how a big organization is systemically run,
- become more actively involved with your college life,
- make a positive impact on a large group of people,
- represent the community of students to which you belong, and
- prove your hidden potential, creativity, patience, and courage.
Click here to find out more ways to get involved in SSCC!