Get Involved with the CoCo

The CoCo offers several opportunities leadership in the College Nine community. You can Join the Coco Team, Join a Group, or Teach or Facilitate a Group.

Join the CoCo Team

Faculty Initiatives Assistant

Assist in the development and implementation of programs that bring together faculty and students from College Nine in meaningful interactions that enhance co-curricular learning related to the college's theme. Plan faculty presentations, field trips and other programs. For more information, contact Erin Ramsden at eramsden@ucsc.eduThe application deadline for this position has already passed. If you are interested in working with the Coco please check back in February. 

Special Projects Assistant 

Works closely with professional and other student staff to develop passive or interactive opportunities that highlight issues related to the themes of both colleges through pop- ups, booths, installations, poster campaigns, tabling events, interactive creative opportunities as well as visual representations of theme-related issues. For any questions please contact Wendy Baxter at wbaxter@ucsc.eduThe application deadline for this position has already passed. If you are interested in working with the Coco please check back in February. 

Chancellor’s Undergraduate Internship Program

CUIP Internship Position providing leadership in planning and teaching College Nine 2-credit class, facilitating a leadership group, and developing other programs to enhance the college's theme of International and Global Perspectives. For more information on the Chancellor's Undergraduate Internship program, please visit the Career Center CUIP page or contact Erin Ramsden at eramsden@ucsc.edu.  The application deadline for this position has already passed. If you are interested in working with the Coco please check back in January. 

Office Assistant

Office Assistants provide administrative & clerical support to assist in the production of CoCurricular, theme related programs at College Nine & College Ten. Varying availability throughout the year.  Email wbaxter@ucsc.edu for more information.

Volunteer

A variety of opportunities throughout the year.  Email wbaxter@ucsc.edu for more information.

Join a Group

For information about upcoming meetings, check the College Nine calendar

GLAD - Global Leadership and Development

Develop leadership skills, explore the college theme, and get resources to become a better global citizen.

Practical Activism Planning

Planning begins in the Spring Quarter prior to the conference. College Nine, College Ten & Oakes College students work corroboratively to develop content, plan workshops, and implement all aspects of the event. Attend an info session to learn more.

HOPE Committee Planning

Planning begins Spring Quarter for the festival in early Fall Festival. College Nine students work together with musicians, non-profits and student organizations to plan this international music festival. Email Erin Ramsden to join the planning group.

ICW- Intercultural Community Weekend

An overnight retreat where you deepen awareness of College Nine’s theme through the lens of personal identity and global citizenship.

Triangle Club

Triangle Club offers monthly gatherings and other opportunities for celebrating and strengthening queer community at College Nine and College Ten. This group is open to all LGBTQ+ students and allies.  

CREATE - Cultural Resources to Educate and Empower

CREATE offers a community/home at College Nine and College Ten for students of color to find support and empowerment through mentorship and friendship.  CREATE also hosts educational, political, and social programs throughout the academic year.

Teach a Class or Facilitate a Group

Teaching Global Action - CLNI 191

Upper Division College Nine students explore materials and techniques to facilitate their own weekly section of 12-18 students for CLNI 85. Applications are due in October each year. 

ICW Co-Facilitator

If you have participated in ICW, you can apply to be a co-facilitator.  You’ll work with a group of students and staff to develop this year’s ICW. Contact Eva Long for more information. 

Practical Activism Leadership

Members of the planning group who have shown excellent leadership, organization and follow-through may apply to take on leadership roles. Visit the Practical Activism Website to get involved!

Download the coco brochure here.