How to Become an A.S. Member

Pay the A.S. Membership of $19.50 fee when you pay for your tuition & fees on Corsair Connect and pick up your A.S. Membership Sticker at the SMC Bursars Office (cashier windows), located next to the Counseling Office.  (See Maps for directions and locations).

You must present your A.S. Membership Sticker to receive the benefits listed below.


Look at all these benefits you get for only $19.50 a semester!

  1. Access to A.S. Computer Lab & free limited Printing ($15 value) located above the cafeteria

  2. Free Scantrons & Blue Books ($18 approximate value)

  3. Campus Concerts, Speaker Series (Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Activity Hour)

  4. Join one of our 50 plus clubs or Start a Club!

  5. Funding for Club Activities and Projects

  6. Student Discounts tickets - some SMC theater productions. (SMC Events Box Office)

  7. Student Discounts up to 5% - 10% ($30 approx. value) at SMC Cafeteria Vendors and at the following participating local vendors:  Grey Block Pizza, Vie2 Cycling Studio, Cafe Bolivar, Shaka Shack, Ocean Park Pizza, Bud's Deli, California Chicken Cafe, Menchie's on Ocean Park, more to come! Some vendors that are not listed may give a student discount if shown the A.S. Membership Sticker on the SMC Student ID Card.

  8. Leadership Opportunities (various student government positions - elected or appointed)

  9. Student Advocacy & Leadership appointments at Regional and Statewide levels.

  10. A.S. Evening Events

  11. Free Admission to SMC athletic events

  12. Kinecta Credit Union – Membership Now Available to Students!

  13. Funding assistance for SMC Departments & SMC Programs for student success

  14. Leadership & Study Abroad Scholarship opportunities (see Scholarship Office)

  15. Free Bicycle Repair Classes / Shop Hours / Shop Tools ($84  approx. value) at Bikerowave

  16. Big Blue Bus City Transportation ($160 approx. value): Supports the “Any Time, Any Line” Ride the Big Blue Bus as many times & any Big Blue Bus lines FREE with your AS Membership- just swipe your SMC ID CARD on the bus!

  17. Access to the Student Relief Fund (by Academic Senate & A.S. - see an A.S. Counselor)

  18. Access to Glasses for Classes program (applications available at the SMC Health Office)

  19. Access to our designated Student Life Counselors (walk-in basis - call for current schedule)