Community

A.S. Membership Benefits

 

How to Become an A.S. Member and Enjoy the Benefits.

  • Pay the A.S. Membership fee of $19.50, when you pay for your tuition & fees online through your student Corsair Connect.
  • Pick up your A.S. Membership Sticker at the SMC Cashiers Office (cashier windows), located on the west side of the Student Services Building, which is right off of Pico Blvd.
  • You must present your A.S. Membership Sticker to receive the benefits listed below.

Benefits

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

Many of the benefits are still available given our current COVID-19 restrictions, via a remote environment!

  1. Access to A.S. Computer Lab & free limited Printing ($15 value) located above the cafeteria.
    • Students have access to a Chrome-Book Laptop on-loan.
    • Printing on campus is temporarily unavailable.
  2. Free Scantrons & Blue Books ($18 approximate value).
    • This is temporarily unavailable.
  3. Campus Concerts, Speaker Series (Tuesday and Thursday at 11:15 a.m. Activity Hour).
    • Remote Activities are available, see our A.S. Events page.
  4. Join one of our 50 plus clubs or Start a Club!
    • Clubs and the Inter-Club Council are meeting remotely! 
      • For Club Meetings, See the Inter-Club Council page.
      • For ICC Meetings, See the ICC section of the A.S. Meetings page. 
  5. Funding for Club Activities and Projects.
    • Clubs will continue to receive funding for remote activities/events.
  6. Student Discounts tickets - some SMC theater productions. (SMC Events Box Office).
    • This is temporarily unavailable.
  7. Student Discounts up to 5% - 10% ($30 approx. value) 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.
    • Participating Local Vendors' discounts are still available.
    • SMC caferia is temporarily unavailble.
  8. Leadership Opportunities (various student government positions - elected or appointed).
    • Remote leadership opportunities are still available.
  9. Student Advocacy & Leadership appointments at Regional and Statewide levels.
    • Remote opportunities are still available.
  10. A.S. Evening Events.
    • Remote events are available, see our A.S. Events page.
  11. Free Admission to SMC athletic events.
    • This is temporarily unavailable.
  12. Kinecta Credit Union – Membership Now Available to Students!
    • This is still available.
  13. Funding assistance for SMC Departments & SMC Programs for student success.
    • This is still available.
  14. Leadership & Study Abroad Scholarship opportunities (see Scholarship Office).
    • This is temporarily unavailable.
  15. Free Bicycle Repair Classes / Shop Hours / Shop Tools ($84  approx. value) at Bikerowave.
    • This is still available.
  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!
    • This is still available.
  17. Access to the Student Relief Fund (by Academic Senate & A.S. - see an A.S. Counselor).
    • This is still available.
  18. Access to Glasses for Classes program (applications available at the SMC Health Office).
    • This is still available.
  19. Access to our designated Student Life Counselors (email us at:  OSL@SMC).
    • This is still available.