Associated Students Senate

Welcome to the 72nd Senate at UCSB!

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WHAT DO WE DO?

First and foremost, Associated Students is YOUR student government; a transformative force for our local community, bringing an unorthodox, innovative approach to every willing endeavor. We offer numerous forms of leadership and political support to have your voice heard and make a difference in your community!

REPRESENTATION

Ensure all students have a voice in the governance of the University

POLICY

Develop bills and resolutions for student-led change across campus

RESOURCES

Oversee a variety of organizations and affiliates that serve students

SUPPORT

Advocate for issues directly affecting students and our community

FUND

Distribute funds to numerous undergraduate registered student organizations

MANAGEMENT

Handle millions of dollars in student services which go back to the student body

SENATE NEWS

BECOME A SENATOR!

Want to represent your fellow on-campus or College of Letters & Science constituents?

Submit an application below to apply!

MEETINGS

All Senate meetings are live-streamed and can be accessed on the Internal Vice President Facebook page.

The A.S. Senate meets every Wednesday at 6:30 PM. Public Forum will happen at the beginning of meetings. We welcome you to come to voice your opinions. You can attend Senate meetings by logging on to our secure Zoom webinar:

Meet YOUR Elected Officials!

Associated Students Training Sessions:

The 2021-2022 Training Session Recordings:

The 2020-2021 Training Session Recordings:

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The Senate exposed me to a diverse suite of driven individuals, advocacy skills, and student relations. These student leaders are paving the way for change on-campus.

Jessy Gonzalez

1st Senate President Pro-Tempore