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The Associated Students of Cabrillo College
Student Senate

The 2014-2015 ASCC Student Senate wishes you a magnificent summer

The ASCC Student Senate has planned for a major remodel of the cafeteria. 

Therefore, the cafeteria dining room will be closed and not accessible during the summer, from Monday, May 26 through Friday, August 22, 2014. This project is expected to be completed and the dining room re-opened for use on Monday, August 25, the first day of flex week. 
The ASCC Student Senate has approved $580,000 for this modernization.  The newly remodeled dining room will feature the following:
1)  Multicolor floor 
2)  All new light fixtures with LED bulbs
3)  Bar-height counters along the walls with electrical outlets to power lap tops, tablets and cell phones 
4) All new furniture, tables, chairs, including bar-height stools along the counters 
5)  All walls will be freshly painted
6)  Planters with authentic-looking indoor plants
7)  Hydration station featuring a bottle-filler

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My name is Martín Vargas Vega and as your newStudent Senate President, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Cabrillo College! Whether this is your first year on campus or you are a returningstudent I welcome you to the Fall 2014 semester.


It is my hope that this year will be an amazing year for you. I will do my absolute best to represent you and ensure that the StudentSenate stays on track in seeing that all of Cabrillo's students are represented. Have a wonderful year and feel free to say hello to me as well as any studentsenators you see around campus! During the year senators will wear their senator attire and name tags so that you can easily identify them on campus. They are waiting to hear from you! These are your studentelected officials and they are here to serve you. Please feel free to come by the Student Senate Offices in SAC East if you have a question, comment or concern you wish to share. We are here to see that your voice is heard and will be sure to direct any concerns you may have to the appropriate administrators.


See you on campus and good luck this semester!



Martín Vargas Vega

ASCC Student Senate President

Still Need Credits? Read This! 


Cabrillo still has many transfer-level classes available! For a list of available classes for Fall Semester, click here.  


Also, persistence pays - don't be afraid to get on wait lists, and show up to the first few classes! You'll find that many students drop classes the first two weeks of the semester, and that class you thought was full now suddenly has available seats... 

Welcome Week                                    


Students in QuadAptos:

  • Tues. Sept. 23 in the Quad 
  • Weds. Sept. 24, 9am - 1pm in the Cafeteria


  • Thurs. Sept. 25, 10am - 2pm, in the Plaza

Join us for food, fun, and entertainment in the Quad of both the Aptos and Watsonville Centers on the dates mentioned above. Everything is free with your current Student Activities Card! Meet your Student Senate representatives and the numerous clubs on campus. Click here for more information.


To get your Student Activities Card or a new sticker, come to SAC East or to the Watsonville Center today!

cafeteria servers


For the last four years, ASCC Student Senate has worked towards renovating the cafeteria. Last year, the Student Senate allocated $580,000 towards the project and this Fall, these plans 

will have finally been completed.


On Wednesday, September 24th from 9am to 1pm we will be celebrating the grand opening of the cafeteria! Prior to this, the cafeteria will be opened for student use, so please enjoy all of the following newly remodeled features:

  1. Multicolored floor
  2. All new light fixtures with LED bulbs
  3. Bar-height counters along the walls with electrical outlets to power laptops, tablets and cell phones
  4. All new furniture, tables, chairs, including bar-height stools along the counters
  5. Fresh paint on the walls
  6. A hydration station featuring a bottle-filler

ASCC Student Senate 


During the first couple of weeks it can be a little hectic on campus. The Student Senate is here to support you in the best way that we can. We can help you find resources on campus, whether they are tutoring services, textbook support programs, financial aid, or enrollment services. Please come and ask us, your Student Senate, in the SAC EAST building on the Aptos campus or in the Watsonville Center on the first floor (across Enrollment Services). We are here to serve you!


If you are interested in more services that will be offered at Cabrillo College, our public relations committee will be posting information weekly on services and discounts offered to Cabrillo College students. Follow us on FacebookTwitterYouTube, and Instagram for the latest news. We will also be starting up a video network on campus, wherestudents can go on our YouTube channel to learn more information about the services at our school. We will post videos weekly advertisingstudent services, clubs, and other relevant information.

Get Involved - Join the Senate!  

We still have openings. If you are interested in being part of the Senate come to one of our weekly meetings, every Thursday at 3pm in the SAC East building Room 225. 

Student Activities Center 


One of the best places to get information is in our Student Activities Center East, also known as SAC East. Here is a list of some of the resources you can find in the SAC East, as well as theWatsonville Student Resource Center.

Pick Up Your Student Activities Card Today!


Come to SAC East (located above the bookstore) or to the Watsonville Center today to pick up your Student Activities Card. It's paid for as part of your $10 Student Fee, so all you need to do is pick it up! With this card, you can get many discounts around Aptos, Santa Cruz, and Watsonville. Click here to find out about these discounts.

Clubs on Campus


Cabrillo has a variety of clubs on campus. Joining a club can be a rich, rewarding experience, and you can gain many skills not taught in the classroom. You can also make lasting friendships, another important piece to the college experience. You might also consider starting your own club. 


To find out more about the clubs on campus, click here


The Inter-Club Council meets every Wednesday, starting on September 11th at 3pm in SAC West Room 202 (future meetings will be held in SAC East Room 225 or SAC west 202). Here you can see and meet all of the club representatives on campus and find one that may work for you.

Hydration Stations


Making strides to promote sustainability, the ASCCStudent Senate has installed multiple Hydration Stations on campus. You can find Filling Stations for your water bottle in the following locations:


 1.   The Aptos Campus Quad

 2.   SAC East

 3.   SAC Watsonville

 4.   Cafeteria

 5.   Enrollment Services (100 Building)

 6.  STEM Center (800 Building) 


Student Body Elections - 2014-2015 Results   


The results are in! Meet your Student Senate for the 2014-15 school year:


President: Martin Vargas-Vega

Vice President: Ari Jorgenson

Treasurer: Kelly Clark 

Student Trustee: Christopher Reinoldson

Legislative Rep: Colton Willey

Interclub Council Chair: Aaron Heagerty

Watsonville Representative: Christina Che


Christopher Robles 

Austin Yungmeyer

Marlyn Escobar-Zamora                                  

Abigail Kennedy 

Essy Barroso-Ramirez


Thank you to everyone who voted and congratulations to the newStudent Senate! For student pictures and more information please visit the Student Senate website


The Student Senate still has the following openings to fill:

  •  (1) Scotts Valley Rep.
  •  (5) Openings for Senators-at-Large

Are you interested in student government? Do you want to know how $240,000 of student fee money gets spent on campus? Come to a StudentSenate meeting today and watch your elected representatives in action! You never know, maybe you'll want to become a senator yourself.


Right now, there are several Senator-at-Large positions open. If you are interested in applying, come to SAC East or the Watsonville Center to pick up an application.


The Student Senate holds its meetings every Thursday in SAC East Room 225 from 3pm to 6pm and once a month at the Watsonville Center at3:30pm.


To find out more about your elected representatives, click here.

Precision Wellness Center (Campus Gym)  

Precision Wellness Center is located on the Cabrillo College campus, a premier fitness, sports performance and rehabilitation clinic. Feel free to stop by for a tour or call them at 831-295-5898 for more information.

Student memberships: $28/month - no hidden fees!
Upcoming Events, Dates, & Deadlines
Sept. 23
Welcome Week, Aptos, 9am to 1pm in the Quad(see article above)
Sept. 24 

Welcome Week, Aptos, 9am to 1pm in the Cafeteria - Grand Opening (see article above) 

Sept. 25

Welcome Week, Watsonville Center 10am to 2pm  (see article above)

Oct. 4 Last day to request pass/no pass option (full-term section)



Contact Information
ASCC Student Senate
Phone: 831.477.3219

Student Activities Center East, Aptos Campus

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