SGA Position Descriptions & Requirements

All SGA officers and senators must have and maintain a 2.0 cumulative G.P.A., be in good academic and conduct standing with the University, and be making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

  • Must maintain a 2.0 minimum cumulative GPA.
  • Must have completed correct number of academic credit hours for the class you are representing.
    • Freshman senators: 0-29 credit hours
    • Sophomore senators: 30-59 credit hours
    • Junior senators: 60-89 credit hours
    • Senior senators: 90+ credits hours
  • Win by majority vote.
  • Only class members may elect class senators

Presiding Senator Responsibilities:

  1. Be an official spokesperson and representative of his/her constituent class.
  2. Hold meetings with his/her fellow class senators to work on class projects, fundraisers and other class issues as needed
  3. Maintain records including minutes from class meetings and reports from class accounts.
  4. Attend all SGA meetings.
  5. Be a voting member of the SGA.
  6. Serve weekly in the SGA office as scheduled by the SGA President. Office hours shall not exceed two hours per week.

Class Senator Responsibilities:

  1. Meet with their fellow senators to work on class projects, fundraisers and other class issues as needed.
  2. Attend all SGA meetings.
  3. Be a voting member of the SGA.
  4. Serve weekly in the SGA office as scheduled by the SGA President. Office hours shall not exceed two hours per week.
  5. In the event of temporary absence or disability of the class senator, select a senator to perform the duties of that office.

Graduate Student Senator Responsibilities:

  1. Be an official spokesperson and representative of the graduate programs.
  2. Attend all SGA meetings.
  3. Be a voting member of the SGA.