Associated Students is the official voice of the student body for the California State University, Long Beach campus. The Student Government represents the student body, advocates their needs, and defends their interests in dealings with faculty, campus administrators and government officials.
Student Government also establishes overall policy and direction for Associated Students and oversees the management of its operations. The Student Government also awards grants of money to student clubs, commissions, and organizations for the production of educational, social, recreational, and entertainment programs. Student Government provides both paid and volunteer opportunities for students to develop leadership ability, program development skills, and management experience.
- A student body engaged with the Associated Students and its programs, services and facilities.
- Student representatives who actively seek the opinions, concerns, and participation of all students at California State University, Long Beach.
- A student electorate who expects its representatives to take a student-centered approach using creative tactics to communicate with students on a face-to-face basis.
As with most of our departments in ASI, our student leaders are supported by a roster of talented full time staff members that provide assistance and guidance when required. See below:
Click here to view a more comprehensive view of the Governance Org Chart (link out to doc)
The Know Rights Campaign is a series of workshops/discussions hosted by the ASI Judiciary to educate students about their various rights. Some previous workshops have included protesting rights, Undocumented students’ rights, voter rights, workers' rights and more!
Take some time out of your day to get to know the ASI Executive Officers, learn about leadership opportunities and enjoy a free coffee with us!
The Students of Color Conference is an annual event that aims to empower students to work together to stand up against social injustices. Attendees are equipped with lessons and tools to better understand social justice issues and become influential agents of change in society. The theme for this conference varies each year. Stay tuned for more information regarding dates, theme and guest speakers!
The ASI Elections annually utilizes the student voice to elect your student government leaders for various positions. This provides all matriculated students the opportunity to run for student government positions and vote for candidates to represent LBSU students.
The Senate is composed of the ASI Executive Vice President, two senators for each of the seven colleges at CSULB and six Senators-at-Large, totaling 20 senators on the board! Come meet your Senators and learn about their goals and interests for the academic year. Share your input and feedback on how to better serve students at The Beach!
Did you know there are 10 different commissioners that represent a wide range of student populations on campus? Come meet your commissioners and learn about their goals and duties for the academic year. Share your input and feedback on how to better serve the student population here at The Beach!
Are you registered to vote? Attend this event to register and make sure to participate in our local, state and national elections!
The California Higher Education Student Summit (CHESS) is an annual conference hosted by the Cal State Student Association (CSSA). It aims to empower students to become change agents and advocate for a quality system of public higher education for all Californians. Students get the unique opportunity to collaborate and network with state legislators and student leaders from all of CSU’s 23 campuses!
Culture Fest is a celebration that explores the diverse cultures LBSU has to offer. In this yearly event, students have an opportunity to learn more about cultural organizations on campus, enjoy exquisite food and watch special performances! Stay tuned for more information.
For additional events and information, visit our calendar.