The ASCOD Student Senate Officer and Senator applications for the 2023-2024 school year will open up on March 1, 2023 at 2pm. Please review the ASCOD Bylaws, Constitution, Requirements Checklist, and important dates and details below.
Learn more about each ASCOD position in the ASCOD Bylaws.
Learn more about ASCOD's fundamental principals in the ASCOD Constitution.
As the peer advocates for the students of College of the Desert, ASCOD strives to promote higher education, a sense of community, diversity, student engagement and act as student liaisons to the COD staff, faculty, and administration. ASCOD exists to ensure that the needs of the students are enhanced and met in order to better serve and help make student's College of the Desert experience a memorable one.
In order for an application, election, or appointment with ASCOD to be considered, a student must meet the following qualifications:
Executive Officers and Student Trustee
A.) Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
B.) Be enrolled in at least six (6) units at College of the Desert
C.) Must have completed a minimum of six (6) college units at College of the Desert when term of office commences
D.) Shall maintain and pass at least six (6) college units per semester at College of the Desert during the Fall and following Spring semester
E.) Must be available to attend ASCOD Student Senate meetings every Monday from 2pm-4pm
A.) Must be enrolled in at least six (6) units at College of the Desert
B.) Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 at COD, or must have a GPA of 2.0 at a previously attended institution.
C.) Term of office shall be two (2) semesters
D.) Must be available to attend ASCOD Student Senate meetings every Monday from 2pm-4pm
Students may begin submitting applications. Use the link below to complete the online application.
Applications are due by 5:00pm.
Eligible candidates will be notified and may begin campaigning on April 24th. Campaign rules and guidelines will be sent out to eligible candidates.
Details TBA. Results will close on May 5th at 11:59pm
Winners will be notified through email. The complete election results will be shared through the college's media platforms.
If you have any questions regarding ASCOD or the election process, please contact the ASCOD President or the Interim Associate Dean, Student Services - Carlos A. Maldonado