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Student Life & Leadership

Student Life & Leadership

About Student Life & Leadership

Student Life & Leadership aims to foster community, student development, co-curricular engagement, and leadership through the following:

  • Support for the Associated Students of MiraCosta College, student clubs, campus organizations, and Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society.

  • Campus social, recreational, cultural, and educational programming.

  • The Student Leadership Conference.

  • On-campus and virtual events and activities.

  • Information, resources, and support, including information about free speech and literature distribution.

The Student Life & Leadership team is firmly committed to centering students in all of their work, addressing student needs, and actively promoting student involvement and development. For more information, please visit the Student Life & Leadership webpage or email Student Life & Leadership at

Office Locations and Contact Information

  • Oceanside Campus:
    • Student Center, Room 3435.
    • Phone: 760.795.6890.
    • Hours: Monday–Thursday 8 a. m. – 7 p. m.; Friday 8 a. m. – 3 p. m.
  • San Elijo Campus:
    • Student Center, Room 929.
    • Phone: 760.944.4449 ext. 7782. 
    • Hours: Monday–Thursday 8 a. m. – 4:30 p. m.; Friday 8 a. m. – 2 p. m.

Associated Students of MiraCosta College

All students are members of the Associated Students of MiraCosta College (ASMCC). The organization that represents the ASMCC is the Associated Student Government (ASG).

The goal of the ASG is to give a voice to all MiraCosta students, enabling them to become part of the college community, and advocating for the needs of students across the district. ASG's major responsibilities include the following:

  • Appointing students to actively engage in campus-wide committees.
  • Participating in shared governance to provide student-centered perspectives about the development of college policies.
  • Adopting and overseeing the annual ASG budget.
  • Allocating funds for student-centered projects and initiatives.
  • Providing resources and support that foster student engagement throughout the college.

ASG meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month when classes are in session. These meetings are called Student Senate and are open to all community members.

Information about the ASG, its committees, and its workgroups is available on the ASG webpage. ASG agendas, meeting minutes, and meeting information is available to the public on the Engage website. For more information, please call 760.795.6891 or email

Student Senate 

The Student Senate is the body of the ASG that provides oversight of ASG business and serves to represent the diverse MiraCosta College student body. Some of these student leaders have prior experience in student government, and others join the team to develop their leadership skills and advocate for student interests. Each member gains valuable experience through exposure to the variety of requests and programs addressed by the Student Senate.

The following elected officers comprise the Student Senate: president, student trustee, vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion, vice president of the San Elijo Campus, and vice president of the Community Learning Center, as well as the chair of the Inter-Club Council (ICC), who is elected through a separate election process through the ICC. 

Appointed positions in the executive team include the executive vice president, director of finance, director of public relations, director of legislative affairs, and the vice chair of the Inter-Club Council. The Student Senate is also composed of approximately 20 senators. Any interested student with a 2.0 grade point average or above and enrolled in at least five units each semester (summer not included) is eligible to seek an ASG office.

Student Clubs and Campus Organizations

Joining a club is a great way for students to enrich their academic experience at MiraCosta. The college is home to a wide variety of clubs that reflect the interests, hobbies, and passions of the student body.

All clubs have a voice through the Inter-Club Council (ICC), to which each club sends a representative. ICC develops effective, organized, and fair policies so all clubs will thrive. The fall and spring semester ICC-sponsored "Club Rush" gives interested students an opportunity to learn about the various clubs on campus and allows clubs to increase their membership.

For the current list of active clubs, please visit Spartan Experience from the Engage website. Spartan Experience includes information on upcoming events, club contact information/meeting dates, and the latest club and event news. 

Students who wish to start a club should submit a petition that includes a list of seven credit students, a staff/faculty advisor, and a proposed constitution to Student Life & Leadership through the Engage website.

Spartan Pass ID Cards

The Spartan Pass ID Card is helpful when checking out library materials (including reserved materials), using the computer labs, writing checks in the college bookstores, providing identification for test-taking, and using certain college facilities.

Revenue from Spartan Pass ID Card sales is used to support the Associated Student Government (ASG). Additionally, the card may be used for off-campus discounts on technology, news and entertainment, health and fitness, merchandise, travel, insurance, and more!

For a full list of discounts and to learn how to obtain your Spartan Pass ID card, please visit the Student Life & Leadership webpage.

Posting/Publicity Guidelines

Student Life & Leadership supports public postings across the district. The posting of flyers and posters is allowed on designated bulletin boards and campus spaces. Items can remain posted for two weeks to accommodate for space and ensure that postings are up-to-date.

More specific information on posting guidelines is available through Student Life & Leadership.


Campus Locations

MiraCosta Community Learning Center

1831 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
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MiraCosta Oceanside Campus Building

1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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MiraCosta San Elijo Campus

3333 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff, CA 92007
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MiraCosta Technology Career Institute Building

2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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