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Membership Categories and Requirements

Temporary Member – A GWC student who was a Life Member of CSF (California Scholarship Federation) or with a high school grade point average of 3.5 or better and less than 12 units of graded college courses.

Initial Member – A GWC student who has completed 12 graded units of college classes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Continuing Member – A GWC student who maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and has been an AGS member for one or more previous semesters.

Permanent Member – A GWC student who has completed or will complete in the current semester at least 60 units of college courses with no more than 6 of the 60 units being credit/no credit. At least 30 of the units must be from a California Community College. The student’s cumulative grade point average for Permanent Membership must be 3.50 or better with one semester of AGS membership, or it may be 3.25 or better with two or more semesters of AGS membership.

Only Permanent Members receive AGS membership recognition on their GWC Official Transcript, as well as a gold seal for their diploma, and a state recognition certificate.

Alumni Member – An AGS Permanent Member who continues to be enrolled in GWC classes may be an Alumni Member, and their chapter dues are waived. They must continue to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and submit an application with verification of gpa each semester.

AGS Officers – A GWC student who is a member of AGS may serve as an Officer as long as they maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and are enrolled in at least seven units at Golden West College. Officer positions are: President, Vice-President (Activities coordinator), Secretary, Treasurer, Inter-Club Council Representative, and Representative to the Honors Council (GWC Honors Program).