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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.  This form on The Lynx is the application for an open senate seat.  Please note, you must be logged into The Lynx to access the form.  Only applications submitted on The Lynx will be considered.

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 provides guidelines by which the Senate and Clubs must operate.

SGA Constitution

SGA Operational Documents

Bill/Resolution Template

This template is for senators who are 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.


A History of Robert's Rules


Senate Operations & Legislation Act

This act passed in 2003 supports the SGA Constitution with further clarification regarding operations and legislation.


Senate Committee Descriptons

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


Chair Position Descripton

The duties and expectations of SGA Committee Chairs


Senate Descripton

An overview of SGA Senate


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