Important Notice Regarding COVID-19
Due to the impact of COVID-19 and the current closure of the campus, all Student Government of Orange Coast College (SGOCC) meetings will be taking place via Zoom video conference. All call-in information will be listed on the top of every agendas, which can be found of the SGOCC Agendas & Minutes page.
Associated Students General Information
Every OCC Student who has paid their College Service Charge belongs to the Associated Students of Orange Coast College (ASOCC), which is led by your student government and representatives. We are composed of the Student Senate, the Executive Board, Fiscal Affairs Council, Inter-Club Council, the Advocacy Committee, College Life Committee, Volunteer Team and the Orange and Blue Spirit Crew. The Student Senate appoints the head of each wing, with the exception of the Inter-Club Council and the Fiscal Affairs wing. All wings operate under the Student Senate’s jurisdiction.
ASOCC owns the Recycling Center. The monies from this enterprise, along with the College Service Charge, funds the ASOCC Program and many other OCC programs and services that are designed to support student success.
The guiding motto of ASOCC is "Students Helping Students". We believe that the wise use of our funds will enhance the experience that every student has while attending Orange Coast College. We support all OCC programs and activities and we hope you will too.
We fund in whole or contribute in part to the following:
Allied Health Pinning Ceremony
ASOCC Leadership, Fiscal Affairs
Cheer & Dance Team
College Life Committee
Culinary Arts Team
District Student Council
Emergency Loan Program
Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion
Garrison Honors Center
High School Scholarship Program
Job Placement Center
Multicultural Awareness Events
Public Marine Aquarium
Student Services Fair
Student Success Center
- Speech, Theater & Debate Team
Student Outreach Programs
Transfer Opportunity Program
Visual and Performing Arts
College Service Charge
In 1982, Orange Coast College created the College Service Charge in accordance with State law and District Policy. The College Service Charge is $21.00 per the Fall 2019 semester, $24.00 for the Spring 2020 semester and $26.00 for the Fall 2020 semester and therein after. During the Summer session the charge is $15.00. When you pay the optional College Service Charge you become eligible for the following benefits:
Membership in OCC registered clubs
Eligibility for OCC Service and Leadership Awards
Bookstore textbook buy-back and rental
Discount movie tickets
Checkout of ASOCC laptop computers
Interest-free emergency loans
Use of the free Job Placement Center
Use of the free Tutorial Center
Free legal advice
Discounts at campus performances
Free admission to on-campus athletics events
For more information visit the Associated Students Office located in the Student Center.