Whatcom Community College's student ambassadors are the face of the College, and make an amazing first impression to prospective students, help new students acclimate, promote the College and campus events to current students, and provide a student perspective to the community.

Mission: Our mission is to provide Whatcom Community College with student leaders who excel at engaging current students, provide a professional and lasting first impression to prospective students, and represent the WCC student perspective to the College community. 


What are the benefits of becoming a Student Ambassador?

  • Develop valuable leadership and communication skills by attending workshops and conferences
  • Enhance your transfer application or personal resume
  • Make meaningful connections with prospective and new students by sharing your experience and knowledge of WCC
  • Be a part of a dynamic team of student leaders by collaborating with the ASWCC and the Programming & Diversity Board
  • Earn a paycheck
  • Meet some new great friends!


What duties are performed by the Student Ambassadors? 

Student ambassadors build connections within Whatcom Community College, as well as the greater community and partners. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate daily operations in the Office of Student Life
  • Serve as Whatcom Wave (new student orientation) student leaders
  • Assist with the promotion of Student Life and Athletics activities and events
  • Provide individual and group campus tours upon request
  • Participate in WCC Outreach efforts to help increase attendance and student retention
  • Represent the WCC student perspective at WCC Foundation events
  • Volunteer with the Junior Achievement Program
  • Participate in regular leadership training 


How can you apply to be a Student Ambassador and make a difference at WCC?

Visit the Office of Student Life in Syre Student Center 208 to fill out an application in March. Six-10 ambassadors are selected annually, and their term runs from August through June.

Questions? Contact the Office of Student Life at 360.383.3007.