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.
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 and N5-104 at the Nevada County 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.
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.
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.