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SGA - Student Senate

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
Senate
Purpose:
Founded in 1947, the Student Senate is the representative voice of the student body. Functioning as the legislative branch of Student Government, the Senate works to identify and advocate student opinion on issues affecting the Aggie Experience to faculty, administration, governmental bodies, and other student organizations. It is comprised of 76 Student Senators with nine Officers, several additional committee members, and is always open to any student to voice their concerns.
Year Founded:
Oct. 15th 1947
Membership Dues:
none
Admits Members:
February, September (Freshmen and Vacancies)
Meeting Locations:
Koldus Governance Room

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Jasmine Wang
Public Contact E-mail Address:
senatespeaker@dsa.tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
832-298-0698

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://senate.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
senatespeaker@dsa.tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
Student Government Association

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
51-100
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization membership will be required to meet specific GPR requirements
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
3-5 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Once per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Once per year
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Three or more times per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Three or more times per semester
Domestic US Travel:
Once per year
International Travel:
Never