Attention: Applications for the Senate are now being accepted

Do you want to help students succeed at RCC? Work with us to find ways to make campus life better and more enriching for our community.

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Associated Students of Riverside City College (ASRCC) 

ASRCC is the official student government of Riverside City College established to represent the rights and interests of RCC students. Our mission is: 

Protect student rights and interests by advocating on all levels of governance, financing student activities and programs, and ensuring access to all student government affairs through a fair and representative process; providing a forum in which students may discuss issues, express their concerns, and encourage political participation; Promote and stimulate student involvement and awareness of the academic development opportunities available within the Riverside Community College District.

Why get involved?

ASRCC exists to cultivate leadership, advocacy, talent, professionalism, and a supportive and welcoming campus environment. 

  • Learn and develop leadership skills and principles that you will use in your future career
  • Add experiences to resume that appeal to future employers
  • Contribute to the campus and greater Riverside community and accumulate service hours
  • Serve on campus, district, and state-wide decision making committees that impact the experiences of current and future students 
  • Qualify for scholarships and add the experience to your transfer applications
  • Network with faculty, staff, administrators, community leaders, and fellow students to expand your connections
  • There is also the part about having fun, meeting new people, and getting cool swag!
Executive Branch Legislative Branch
Judicial Branch Forms

Where the Work is Happening

We are looking for students interested in planning our traditional programs that happen consistently each month throughout the year including Tiger Pride, After Hours, Finals Survival, and spirit events. We meet weekly to plan out the details of each of these programs and discuss new spirit events and programs. If you're interested in joining, contact our director at

Wednesday 12:30 pm in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame. 

The Executive Cabinet consists of the ASRCC President, Vice-President, Executive Treasurer, Secretary and the Committee Directors. Cabinet meetings discuss, set and apply laws, policies and procedures set forth in the ASRCC Constitution. 

Friday 11:30 am in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

The Inter-Club Council works with all our campus clubs, students and other organizations. Our role is to build bridges of ideas and communication, effectively advancing the existing ideals of our community or helping start something new. 

Monday 9:30 am in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame 

We are looking for students who are interested in cultural and heritage activities and events. We take pride in the various backgrounds and experiences that our students bring to campus and want to honor and celebrate those. We meet to plan activities, heritage, and cultural activities. Contact our directors at

Thursday 4pm in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

The Public Relations Council works to present the RCC student college community at its finest. The PR Council reaches out to the public by creating everything from marketing events to social media posts to flyers that are circulated around campus. We are looking for students who are interested in promoting campus events, activities, and ASRCC initiatives. We are looking for people who are familiar with social media specifically Instagram, tiktok, Twitter, and Facebook, print media, digital media, graphic design, and potentially new avenues like YouTube and podcast. We meet weekly to go over content assignments, upcoming events, and plan out new media. If you're interested in joining, contact our director at

Monday 12:30pm in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

Finding the best way to help students succeed at RCC is a constantly moving target. Work with us to find ways to make campus life better and more enriching for our community. We want to hear what you need to succeed at Riverside City College. 

Tuesday 12:50 - 2 pm in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

We are looking for students who are interested in planning large-scale and traditional programs like our Halloweentown, Homecoming, Bunny Hop, and banquet. We meet regularly to plan the event and logistics for these events. Contact our directors at

Monday 11:30 am in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

See and experience student government in action. Our court upholds the ASRCC constitution, creates and maintains our bylaws plus we are instrumental in organizing free and fair elections — the backbone of any true democracy.  

First and Third Tuesday 11:30am in Bradshaw Center, Hall of Fame

Branches of RCC Government

Executive Branch

Our role is to communicate between students and the administration, staff and faculty of RCC — advocating and enforcing the laws, policies and procedures set forth in the ASRCC Constitution. The branch consists of your ASRCC President, Vice President, Executive Treasurer, Secretary and Directors of the respective committees.

Application for President and Vice President

Jake EnglandJake England 
My name is Jake England and I am the associated student body President. I coordinate with our student directors to plan and host events on campus, advocate for students on issues across campus, and grow the student experience to increase academic success at RCC. I am passionate about assisting students in any way I can, and advocate for student issues whether they pertain to one student, an entire club, or all students as a whole. As your president, I strive to maintain the integrity and opportunity RCC can offer all its students. I hope to see you on campus, go Tigers!
Photo not AvailableMariah Thomas
Vice President
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Albert JaramilloAlbert Jaramillo
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Paola BarreraPaoloa Barrera

My name is Paola Barrera and I serve as a secretary in ASRCC. I am the first generation to attend college, and I am studying graphic design. I decided to be part of student government because I would like to make a difference for school and help guide students with the resources that the school provides. Also, helping students is my passion, and I would use my time to volunteer at events too. I'm honored to be part of ASRCC and be the voice of the students.

Lesly ZavalaLesly Zavala
PR Director

I joined ASRCC to gain experience in my field. I am a communication studies major and the public relations director for ASRCC. PR falls under communication studies, and being in this role gives me insight into the real applications of my major. Along with that, I have gained friendships with other directors and volunteers.

Mario OrozcoMario Orozco
PR Director
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Paris LopezParis Lopez
SEC Director
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Photo UnavailableChrisian Castellanos
RC Director
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Alyne NieblasAlyne Nieblas
RC Director
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David CalocaDavid Caloca
CAC Director

Hello, fellow tigers; my name is David Caloca. I am this year campus activities council director for ASRCC. I am a second-year student at RCC majoring in Business & Welding technologies. I am thrilled to be in this position to help create a welcoming environment and bring the community of RCC Students together.

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Christopher (CJ) Castro 
CAC Director

My name is Christopher Castro (CJ) and I serve as the Campus Activities Council Director for ASRCC. I am a first-year college student at RCC majoring in Mechanical Engineering, and I hope to transfer to Cal State Long Beach after graduating in the Spring of 2025. I wanted to become a part of ASRCC and take on this role to allow students of RCC to come together, so kids can feel safe and welcomed to their school. It is a thrill to be a part of the ASRCC team.


Legislative Branch

RCC Student Senators vote on college legislation, work with our $400,000+ college budget and attend student conferences throughout California. As a Senator you meet new people, boost your transcript to help you get into the college of your dreams and receive priority registration. 

All ASRCC Senators are responsible for representing 500 students each. The maximum number of senators allowed is established by the RCC Student Activities Coordinator(s) at the beginning of each term. A senate term runs from the first day after the end of the spring semester and until the last day of the following spring semester. 
A Senator shall:

  1. Be an active member of ASRCC and RCC must be their home college of record
  2. Must have completed a minimum of six (6) units at RCC prior to election or appointment
  3. Must maintain a minimum of six (6) units during their term, with those six (6) units at RCC
  4. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.4 for coursework completed at RCC
  5. Must attend a parliamentary workshop every semester
  6. Must attend a minimum of three (3) Senate outreach events per semester

Senate Elections and Vacancies 
Senators shall be elected by the student body using the approval voting method. Seats shall be filled by the candidates receiving, in descending order, the highest number of votes.

Application for Senate

Photo UnavailableEric Chue Juan MendozaJuan Mendoza
Deborah MuganzaDeborah Muganza Kim Nguyen ShawKim Nguyen Shaw
Jennifer ShawJennifer Shaw  

Judicial Branch

Judicial powers of the Association is vested in the City College Supreme Court. There shall be five (5) Justices, each having one (1) vote on all matters before the Court. Associate Justices perform judicial functions, but are not otherwise considered members of the Judicial Branch. 
Online Documents 
The Supreme Court currently uses Google Drive to store electronic Supreme Court Documents so they are organized and students are able to view the documents; including meeting agendas, minutes and our organizational bylaws.  
Qualifications for Justices

  • Must have minimum 2.0 GPA from prior semester’s work before appointment
  • Must maintain minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA during term of office
  • Must be enrolled and maintain at least six (6) units during term of office
  • Must have complied with all appointment procedures

Term of Office 
Justices shall be appointed to a two (2) semester term. Terms shall not exceed the six (6) semester limit of total Student Government participation. Associate Justices shall be appointed to single-semester terms. 
Duties and Powers
The Supreme Court shall:

  1. Decide, by majority vote, all impeachment trials of Senators and Cabinet officers and shall issue its opinion within fifteen (15) days of receiving the articles of impeachment, or the impeached officer shall be exonerated
  2. Impeach Justices and Associate Justices, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote
  3. Hear all grievance matters, interpreting the ASRCCD Constitution and Bylaws, and reviewing the legality of any Student Government action, upon receiving a grievance form from an Association member
  4. Administer all City College elections
  5. Hold at least three (3) open forums each semester, to encourage Student Body debate about issues and awareness of candidates for Student Government offices and their positions, and to bring student concerns and complaints to light, and shall submit their findings to the Senate, in writing, within five (5) days after each forum
  6. Assign Justices to accompany any requesting Association member to informal grievance hearings beyond the Association’s jurisdiction.

The officers of the City College Court shall include a Chief Justice, a Chief Justice Pro Tempore, and such others as the Court shall authorize. No one shall hold more than one Court office simultaneously. The Chief Justice and the Chief Pro Tem shall be elected by the Court from among the Justices, with Presidential and Senate approval. 
The Chief Justice Pro Tempore shall serve as the assistant to the Chief Justice and, in case of his or her absence, shall assume all duties, rights and privileges of the Chief Justice.  He or she shall preside over any impeachment trial of the Chief Justice. 

Inter-Club Council

The Inter-Club Council works with all our campus clubs, students and other organizations. Our role is to build bridges of ideas and communication, effectively advancing the existing ideals of our community or helping start something new.