What is ASU?

The Associated Student Union (ASU) is the official Student Government of East Los Angeles College. The ASU board is made up of Executive officers, and Senators which seek to represent its' constituents. ASU advocates the needs of the student body at the College, District, and State levels. We encourage student involvement and participation in the Student Government. Do you know who is reprensenting you at East Los Angeles College Student Government?

Make sure to check this page often for updates. Do you like social media better? You can follow ASU official Facebook and Instagram account!

E-Chat with an ASU Representative

To E-Chat with a representative please follow the steps below:

  1. Online chat works best with the Chrome web browser. You can download it HERE.
  2. Select the “Knock on Door” button on the card of any Representative whose status is “Online” below:
  3. Use your “Canvas” account login information if you are a current OR Create a guest account to login once you have agreed to the terms.

    Screenshot of Counseling Appointment Login Webpage

  4. Wait for pop-up window to appear to start E-Chat
  5. If no one is available please email us at studentact@elac.edu.
Video chat on Cranium Cafe with Associated Student Union/Inter Club Council, ELAC

Who can join?

All registered students at East Los Angeles College can join by paying the member fee of $7.00 Fall/Spring ASU fee. ($3.00 for Winter/Summer sessions). Membership supports the activities of the ASU and other student organizations including campus clubs.

What are the benefits of becoming an ASU member?


  • 30 prints per semester
  • Community discount card
  • Promotional items at ASU events
  • Flash drive for Dean/President's list
  • 15 scantrons/10 green books (Fall/Spring)
  • 10 scantrons/ 5 green books (Summer/Winter)

    Access to:

  • Book Rental Program
  • ASU Scholarships (Fall/Spring)
  • Access to ASU parking structures, with paid parking permit

 *Student ID required with ASU sticker to access ASU benefits*

*While supplies last*


For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at (323) 265-8742 or email us at studentact@elac.edu. You can always stop by our offices located in the Student Activities office in F5-212.