Legislative Branch

The Senate and its officers are the supreme legislative power of Student Government. The Senate is led by the Speaker and the Speaker Pro Tempore. Senators represent academic, residential, organizational and class constituencies.

Senate has the power to:

  • Propose referenda involving the Student Activity Fee
  • Review all expenditures of Student Government
  • Establish procedures and regulations for Student Government elections
  • Approve the Student Government budget as presented by the Treasurer
  • Confirm appointments to various Student Government offices 

The Senate abides by and emulates the rules and regulations stated in the Student Government Constitution and the Student Government Statutes

Senate meetings are every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Shalala Student Center, Senate Room (3rd Floor). Meetings are open to any undergraduate student that has paid their Student Activity Fee.