Applying for positions within VP External Affairs


  • UCWeVote Campaign Coordinator

The Associated Students of the University of California, San Diego are the elected and appointed representatives of the UC San Diego student body. The ASUCSD works to promote student engagement through its services and leadership opportunities. The ASUCSD seeks to foster a cohesive community through active interaction and communication with students, the administration, and the greater San Diego Community. Our mission is to facilitate and encourage students to grow and develop through their involvement in student government, its services and auxiliaries. We promote student engagement in all areas of campus life through leadership, advocacy, and service in order to build and strengthen our community.

The purpose of the ASUCSD External Affairs office shall be to educate and mobilize the UCSD student body around issues affecting University communities at a city, state, and national level; The ASUCSD External Affairs Office shall also advocate for issues regarding higher education including but not limited to the UC system and its governing bodies and lobby system-wide University officials and local legislators on the UCSD student body’s behalf. In addition, the ASUCSD External Affairs office shall facilitate community relations and educational outreach on behalf of ASUCSD.

The purpose of this committee is to ensure every student a voice in the political process. SOVAC voter registration efforts must be neutral, unbiased, and nonpartisan. Non-partisanship demands that SOVAC activities shall not be influenced by, affiliated with, or in support of the interest of policies of any political party, candidate, or ballot initiative, whether it be local, state, federal, UC system wide or campus wide. This includes campaigns the ASUCSD Vice- President of External Affairs decides to initiate on campus. The goal of SOVAC is to maximize participation in the democratic process by means of voter registration, facilitation of political discourse and providing non-biased information.

(a)Shall assist with tabling at on-campus events. (b)Shall oversee and be responsible for coordinating with the UC Student Association "UCWeVote" Campaign and relaying any relevant information back to the SOVAC executive board. (c)Shall assist with the publicity all UCWeVote projects and events. (d)Shall assist in efforts to implement automatic voter registration at UC San Diego.