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Potential and current members - here’s the 4-1-1 on SGA operations.

SGA Senate Appointment Application

From time to time, a senate seat opens in the middle of the term. If an election is not impending, the senate may choose to appoint a new senator.  The Senate Appointment Application is the application for an open senate seat.  
Please complete the form and email a .docx form to no later than Octoberr 1st at 5:00pm

To find out if there are any open senate seats, please contact the SGA at

SGA Oath of Office

The Oaths of Office for SGA President, Vice President, Treasurer, Speaker, Committee Chairs and Senators.

SGA Constitution & Operational Documents

The SGA Consititution and SGA Operational Documents provide guidelines by which the Senate and Clubs must operate. 

Bill/Resolution Template

Download this template for drafting bills and resolutions.

Robert's Rules

Robert's Rules are the guidelines by which the Senate Meetings are governed.  The Speaker is charged with enforcing these rules. (Also, read up on the history of Robert's Rules)

Senate Operations & Legislation Act

The Senate Operations & Legislation Act, passed in 2003, supports the SGA Constitution with further clarification regarding operations and legislation.

Senate Committee Descriptions

The SGA Senate has seven committees. This document explains the duties and functions of each committee.

SGA Committee Chair Descriptions

The duties and expectations of SGA Committee Chairs.

Senate Descriptions

An overview of SGA Senate.

Last modified September 27 2018 09:17 AM