Student Development Office Info
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Student Development Office (SDO) Activities & Services

Activity

Description

Associated Student Organization (ASO)

The Associated Student Organization (ASO) supports students by actively participating and voting in committees that recommend campus-wide decisions to the Board of Trustees. They act as the student government in El Camino College. ASO is comprised of the Senate, Division Councils and Committees. ASO offices and mailboxes are located in the Student Activities Center. Contact ASO by calling (310) 660-3593, ext. 3507.

Inter-Club Council (ICC)

The Inter-Club Council supports students by launching large-scale events that involve the student population; for example, Club Rush and Homecoming. They also oversee campus clubs and assist these clubs with event funding and planning.  ICC consists of an executive cabinet and one representative from each club on campus. ICC offices and mailboxes are in the Student Activities Center. Contact ICC by calling (310) 660-3593, ext. 6399.


Clubs

There are more than 50 student clubs operating at El Camino College. An organization may connect students based on academic scholarship (honors), community service, religious affiliations, cultural connections, art, media, performing arts, academic majors, or special interests. Students can also start a new club.


Commencement/Graduation

The Student Development Office is proud to help coordinate the Commencement ceremony for El Camino College students. Typically held on the last day of the Spring semester, this joyous occassion is an opportunity for friends and family to celebrate the achievements of their student.

Cultural Heritage Month

Monthly cultural events and programs are hosted to encourage a culturally sensitive learning environment for students and promote cultural diversity.

Student Empowerment Dialogue Series

The Student Empowerment Dialogue Series is focused on engaging students in discussing differing views and opinions.  The goal is to get students to engage in a dialogue that promotes inclusion of all people, while maintaining the civil engagement of El Camino College students.

Student Equity Advisory Council (SEAC)

The Student Equity Advisory Council supports diversity and equity related student clubs, as well as, providing leadership opportunities for students.  Their goal is to help address the needs of student groups that have been historically underserved.

Student Code of Conduct

El Camino College is dedicated to maintaining an optimal learning environment and insists upon academic honesty. In order to achieve these goals, Greg Toya, the Director of Student Development, oversees student conduct. 

College Complaint Process

Student Discipline
Greg Toya, Director of Student Development, Student Development Office/Student Activities Center, ext. 3500
Matters related to Academic Honesty and Standards of Conduct

Student Grievances
Idania Reyes, Dean of Student Support Services, Student Services Center Room 200, ext. 3484
Matters related to Student Rights and Grievances

 

Services

Description

Auxiliary Services Benefit

Promotion of the $15 bi-annual ASB Discount Sticker/Student Activities Fee, which offers a variety of discounts to campus events, local businesses, and amusement parks. Tickets can be purchased at the Marsee Auditorium Ticket Office.

Banner-Making

Banner-making materials are available for student clubs only.

Club Mailboxes

Mailboxes for Student Organizations are located in the Student Activities Center West Lounge.

Commencement

Commencement Activities are implemented by SDO. Contact SDO for additional information by calling
(310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Commercial Vendors on Campus

Commercial vendors wishing to sell items or distribute commercial products should contact the Bookstore regarding their request. 

Financial institutions may not solicit credit cards to students or distribute commercial flyers promoting their product(s) at El Camino College.

Administrative Policy 5570 - Student Credit Card Solicitations

Distribution of Literature

Public distribution of literature on campus is recommended to be scheduled through the Director of Student Development.  Submit your request by completing a Statement of Responsibility form. Hardcopies of this form can be found at SDO.  Bring the completed Statement of Responsibility form, a copy of literature that will be distributed, and a government-issued ID to SDO to schedule your distribution dates.  Please submit paperwork 48 business hours prior to your requested distribution date(s) to allow sufficient processing time.  Individuals distributing literature must bring their own table(s) and chair(s).  A map of ECC's free speech/literature distribution area will be provided upon submission of the required paperwork. Contact SDO for additional information by calling (310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Board Policy 3900 - Speech: Time, Place and Manner
Administrative Policy 3900 - Speech: Time, Place, and Manner

Housing Referral

If you have a room/apartment for rent that you want to list in the Housing Referral book, please contact SDO for additional information by calling
(310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Metro U-Pass

El Camino College students may purchase a Metro U-Pass in the Bookstore, which allows riding on the Metro, including Metro Express Buses and the Metro Silver Line, as well as the GTrans (Gardena bus lines), Torrance Transit and Long Beach Transit

Price:  $37.50 - $202.50 (prices vary by purchase date)

For additional information, call the Student Development Office at (310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Photo ID Cards

To access certain services on campus, a current college photo ID card is required. These ID cards are issued in the Student Activities Center, photo ID booth. Contact the photo ID representative by calling 
(310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Posting Approval

All materials posted on campus kiosks must be approved (and posted) by SDO staff.  Materials eligible to be posted on kiosks must be related to ECC events, activities and ASB.  Commercial posting is not permitted. Contact SDO for additional information by calling (310) 660-3593, ext. 3500.

Recruiting Students for Employment

Employers wishing to recruit ECC Students should first complete the Employer Order Form or email eccsjpc@elcamino.edu.

Warrior Pantry

The Warrior Pantry assists students facing food insecurity, provides toiletries, offers access to a computer, and connects students to additional resources in a supportive environment and judgement-free zone. These services are available to all currently enrolled El Camino College students needing assistance. Students must have a valid ECC ID card with the current semester sticker and must submit a Release of Liability form.  For more information contact the Student Development Office at 310-660-3593, ext. 3500.

Fall 2018 Hours of Operation:
Tuesdays: 1-4 p.m.
Wednesdays: 3-6 p.m.