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  • The Student Senate meetings are the 1st, 3rd, and 5th  Mondays of each month in the Boardroom in the Administration Building (Building 200) .

 

Welcome to the Student Senate of Chabot College

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,

  1. 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:

    • Getting water bottle filler stations on campus
    • Bringing the idea of a Subsidized AC Transit pass for Chabot students to referendum

  2. Distribute Associated Students Activities Fees according to the best interests of students:

    • $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

  3. 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;

  4. 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.

Join us if you want to:

  1. build your communication, organization and leadership skills,
  2. increase the chance of earning scholarships,
  3. create new networks and friendships,
  4. strengthen transfer and job applications,
  5. understand how a big organization is systemically run,
  6. become more actively involved with your college life,
  7. make a positive impact on a large group of people,
  8. represent the community of students to which you belong, and
  9. prove your hidden potential, creativity, patience, and courage.

Click here to find out more ways to get involved in SSCC!

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