What is ASNCU?
The Associated Students of Northwest Christian University (ASNCU) is the official organization that exists to serve the undergraduate students. ASNCU regularly meets and works with administration, faculty, and staff to represent student perspectives and concerns regarding institutional affairs. It is made up of Class Representatives, two At-Large Representatives, three Executive Vice President’s, the Controller, and the ASNCU President. The objective of ASNCU is to encourage students academically, spiritually, and socially.
ASNCU has three standing committees – the Activities Committee, the Academic Committee, and the Campus Environment Committee whose work is to ensure that the voices of Northwest Christian University students are heard. The duties of the committees are the following:
The Academic Committee
The Academic Committee addresses issues related to curriculum, learning resources, faculty issues, and educational policies.
The Campus Environment Committee
The Campus Environment Committee addresses issues related to physical campus improvements, residence life, and food services.
The Activities Committee
The Activities Committee hosts events plan community building events and encourages broader community involvement, awareness, and service at NCU.
Beacon Bolt is a student driven on-line publication, sponsored by the Associated Students of Northwest Christian University (ASNCU). The Beacon Bolt is now published as an online blog which is a change from the university’s former traditional newspaper, The Mishpat. ASNCU values the importance of giving students their own voice and this publication is an avenue for this. Beacon Bolt also publishes videos and continues to encourage students to participate as guest writers by contacting any of the Bolt members.
Consitution & Bylaws
The ASNCU Constitution outlines our vision, mission, and purpose.
The ASNCU Bylaws serve as the standard operating rules and regulations for ASNCU. The Executive Cabinet is responsible for ensuring that the bylaws are adhered to.
How To Become A Part Of Asncu
There are many opportunities for students to be involved and a part of ASNCU. The leadership roles include positions in the Executive Cabinet (President, Vice President of Academics, Vice President of Environment, Vice President of Activities), Senate (Class Representatives and At Large), and Controller.
To be an Office in an Executive Cabinet or Senate Position, students must attend an informational session hosted by the ASNCU. Then they must formally declare their desire to run through a simple application process. After a period of time allotted for campaigning, the student body is invited to vote for one of the individuals running for each office.
The Controller is hired by the Executive Cabinet of ASNCU. Those interested in being ASNCU Controller must apply and interview with the Executive Cabinet in the Spring.
Interested in being a member of ASNCU? For more information on any of the following job descriptions, click the link below. For additional information follow-up with a current ASNCU officer or representative.