Run for a Position
Become an elected representative of the Student Body. Elections are held in the spring for upperclassmen and in the fall for Freshmen.
Check out the positions you can run for.
Seek an Appointed Position
Do you have a special skill that makes you a good fit with one of our committees? Aides and Coordinators are important parts of our operation, working as videographers, web designers, accountants, web designers, and more.
Check out the Appointed Positions that are available in SA Government.
Learn more about how you can get involved.
A Senator will be making decisions that enhance student life, as well as creating and carrying out their initiatives. They attend a weekly Senate meeting where they discuss and vote on Student Government issues. In addition, they are required to sit on one of the Standing Committees. Senator are elections are annual. Skills include: being able to critically think, being highly motivated, having precise organization and time management, and being prepared to communicate well with administrators. The Senate is made up of 5 unique standing committees that address different concerns in student life. Senators are required to serve on at least one committee.
Appropriations – The Appropriations Committee (SAAC) is responsible for managing the finances of the SA in a responsible way for the student body.
Communications & PR – The Communications & Public Relations Committee is the voice and of the SA Government.
Elections – The Elections Committee is in charge of managing and overseeing general body elections.
Policy & Review – The Policy & Review Committee is responsible for addressing policy issues and is a helpful resource to existing and prospective groups.
Projects & Services – The Projects and Services Committee practices advocacy for the student body through student-led initiatives and working in university departments.
Academics – The Academics Committee serves to improve students’ educational experience by addressing academic concerns and engaging with administration to influence policy.
Expected Weekly Time Commitment:
Committee Aides are specialists of their particular tasks within their committee. An aide is responsible for taking off a specific role within the committee, meeting with the appropriate faculty in meetings, and working independently throughout the week. Skills include: having dedication, being strong with time management, and using clear communication.
Expected Weekly Time Commitment: ~5 hours