ASCOD 2021-2022 Elections

ASCOD Applications Available!

ASCOD Student Senate applications are currently open to fill three vacant positions for the 2021-2022 school year. These positions include: President, Officer of Fiscal Affairs, Officer of External Affairs, and Senator. Please view the election dates and details below, and click the ASCOD Applications link to complete and submit your application.

Learn more about each ASCOD position in the ASCOD Bylaws.

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. We exist 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.

Requirements Checklist

  1. Must have completed a minimum of (1) semester at College of the Desert, with at least (6) graded units.​
  2. Must be currently enrolled at College of the Desert in at least (6) paid units and 2.5 cumulative GPA for Executive Officers and a 2.0 for Senators.
  3. Availability every Monday from 2-4:00 p.m. for ASCOD Student Senate meetings.​

Important Application and Election Dates

Applications open: September 20, 2021

Students may begin submitting applications starting at 2:00 p.m.

Applications Deadline: October 6, 2021

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m.

Campaigning Begins: October 11, 2021

Eligible candidates will be notified. Guidelines and rules can be found in the application packet. 

Election Voting: October 19th and 20th, 2021


If you have any questions regarding ASCOD or the election process, please contact the Director of Student Life Carlos A. Maldonado, or the current ASCOD president.​​​​​​​​​​