There are several units within ASUCD that inform and entertain the student population while simultaneously giving students experience within various forms of media. Such media units include:
- AggieTV, a television production unit
- AS Papers, a unit producing alternative publications
- Creative Media, a graphics and web design unit
- Entertainment Council, which provides concerts and runs Campus Cinema
- KDVS, a non-profit free-form radio station
- The California Aggie, the campus daily newspaper
The California Aggie and KDVS are managed by the Campus Media Board in order to ensure an independent press.