Cypress College is committed to student government with the following objectives:
- promoting cultural, educational and social events
- enhancing and supporting class instruction
- recognizing student government as an integral part in the shared governance structure of the college
- facilitating participation in the college community
The governing body of the Associated Students of Cypress College is the A.S. Council, which consists of the Executive Board, the Student Senate, and the Programming Board. Elections for officers on these boards are held during the Spring and Fall semesters. The Student Activities Center houses the A.S. Council. Meetings of the Council are held on Mondays at 11:30 am and are open to anyone who would like to attend.
The A.S. Council plans, organizes, promotes and finances many activities for the campus. A.S. Council officers serve on campus committees and participate in the California State Student Senate to represent student interests concerning campus, district, and statewide decisions affecting community college students. Campus clubs are part of Inter-Club Council (ICC) which is administered by the A.S. Council. For further information, contact the Associated Students at (714) 484-7198.