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Eighth College Council

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Interested in Getting Involved in Eighth College Council?

Councils provide a variety of different leadership positions meant to empower students to make a positive difference in our community, develop valuable teamwork skills, and discover the unmatched power of the student voice. You will have the chance to make Eighth College a better place for students alongside a group of highly motivated, intelligent, and friendly people who are just as eager as you are to make the most out of their collegiate experience. Becoming a student leader allows you to tackle issues our community is currently facing and act as an advocate for our Triton community.

Mission Statement

 “This public acknowledgment serves to honor and respect Indigenous peoples and their land on which our campus resides. UC San Diego was built upon the territory of the Kumeyaay Nation. From time immemorial, the Kumeyaay people have been a part of this land. Today, the Kumeyaay people continue to maintain their political sovereignty and cultural traditions as vital members of the San Diego community.”

UCSD EDI Inclusivity Statement

The Eighth College Student Council represents and advocates for Eighth College students; Eighth College Council embodies the college’s foundational principles of social justice and equity by working in community to dismantle anti-Blackness, colonialism, and white supremacy. Applying an intersectional framework, Eighth College Council builds and sustains spaces that preserve the legacy of UCSD student activism (especially that which encompasses Eighth’s history), equitably platform historically marginalized voices, and forge reciprocal community partnerships. 

The order in which any items of interest are listed does not, by any means, indicate varying levels of significance to Eighth College Council.  

Meeting Minutes

Eighth College Council Ground Rules

Eighth College Council Meeting Minutes

Town Hall and Community Event Minutes