There are countless ways for Whatcom Community College students to actively participate in campus life and enhance your WCC experience. Whatcom's Office of Student Life provides opportunities for students to get involved in student government, the Programming and Diversity Board, Student Ambassadors, student clubs, and so much more. There is something for everyone at Whatcom!
Mission: To provide vibrant campus life and leadership programs that engage, educate, and empower WCC students.
Vision: To be an innovator in leadership development and a cultivator of socially responsible citizens of a diverse, global community.
Student Life employment opportunities
There are three student leadership programs in the Office of Student Life that are all paid positions for current students. These programs are the Associate Students of Whatcom Community College (ASWCC) Executive Board, the Programming and Diversity Board, and the Student Ambassadors. The programs provide students with an opportunity to develop effective leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. Student Leaders serve as representatives of the student body and are dedicated to advocating for student needs, representing student interests to College administration, and providing services and programming to enhance the WCC student experience.
Hiring for these positions is done in the beginning of spring quarter for the following academic year.
Student information desk and lost & found
The Office of Student Life, located in Syre Student Center 208, also serves as Whatcom's Student Information Desk. There, students can get their Orca student ID card, check the lost & found, and ask general questions about the College. Stop by soon to say hello to our friendly and helpful staff!