Associated Students of Sierra Col­lege

All stu­dents become members of the As­so­ci­at­ed Stu­dents of Sierra College (ASSC) upon en­roll­ment and are guar­an­teed equal and unbiased rep­re­sen­ta­tion by the elect­ed rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Student Senate.

Campus Activities

Learning opportunities for Sierra College students extend beyond the classroom to the many extracurricular opportunities available at district campuses. The ASSC provides avenues to develop leadership skills and provide service to the college and the community while exploring a wide range of ideas and perspectives.

The Student Senate is the formal voice of the students and provides the opportunity to participate in the shared governance of Sierra College. The officers of the Student Senate represent the students to the faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees.

Student clubs enhance the college experience through student involvement in specialized fields of interest associated with an academic major, a personal interest in a particular activity, or service to the college or the community. See the complete list of campus clubs on the website.

The Campus Life office, located in J-7 at the Rocklin campus, is a resource center dedicated to enhancing the educational experience for all students. The Campus Life program provides pathways for students to become informed, educated leaders and citizens.

Athletics

Sierra College supports opportunities for stu­dent ath­letes to con­tin­ue their pursuit of in­di­vid­u­al goals ac­a­dem­i­cal­ly and athletically by providing a qual­i­ty pro­gram of in­ter­col­le­giate competition for men and wom­en. Wolverine teams compete in the following:

Men’s Sports—baseball, basketball, football, golf, swimming and diving, water polo and wrestling;

Women’s Sports—basketball, beach volleyball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, volleyball, and water polo.

Sierra College is a member of the California Community College Athletic Association and competes in the Big 8 Conference and the Northern California Football Conference's National NorCal Division. Other mem­bers of the Big 8 Con­fer­ence include Amer­i­can Riv­er, Cosumnes Riv­er, Diablo Val­ley, Folsom Lake, Modesto, Sac­ra­men­to City, San Joaquin Delta and Santa Rosa. Other football teams competing in the NorCal Division include American River College, Butte College, College of the Siskiyous, Feather River College, and Sacramento City College.

Any student interested in participating should check with the various coaches or the athletic director re­gard­ing spe­cial rules covering residence, number of units carried, transfers, etc. For information, call (916) 660-8100.

Honor Society

Sierra College students who have completed 12 units of degree applicable credit at Sierra College with a 3.5 GPA are eligible to join the college’s Beta Mu Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the Two Year College. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunities for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively ­fellowship for scholars and eligibility to apply for Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarships. For additional information, visit the honors page on the website.

Reference: Sierra College Board Policies/Administrative Procedures Chapter 5.