Student Government Association

Student Senate


Student Senate Executive Board:

Comprehensive list of all Senators available here



Access 44th Student Senate meeting minutes here.


Fall 2015 Meeting Schedule*: 

9/11/15 - 405 Bailey Hall - Gorham

9/18/15 - Glickman Library 423/424 - Portland

9/25/15 - 405 Bailey Hall - Gorham

10/2/15 - Glickman Library 423/424 - Portland

10/9/15 - 405 Bailey Hall - Gorham

10/16/15 - Glickman Library 423/424 - Portland

10/23/15 - 405 Bailey Hall - Gorham

10/30/15 - Glickman Library 423/424 - Portland

11/6/15 - 405 Bailey - Gorham

11/13/15 - Glickman Library 423/424 - Portland

11/20/15 - 405 Bailey - Gorham

12/4/15 - 1 Payson Smith Hall -Portland

12/11/15 - 405 Bailey - Gorham

 *All meetings start at 1pm.


 Responsibilities of the Student Senate*:

  1. The Student Senate shall make recommendations on any matters or concerns affecting the USM undergraduate body to the appropriate University officer or policy-making body to which the question pertains.

  2. The Student Senate’s areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:

    1. Student Life. The Student Senate shall be responsible for reviewing and making recommendations and/or resolutions concerning policies in such areas as: student life, admissions, financial aid, discipline, advising, counseling, housing, food services, recreational facilities and activities. Communicating these recommendations to the Student Body President for distribution to the appropriate University Body.

    2. Counsel. The Student Senate shall provide advice on any matter the Student Body President, USM President or USM administration chooses to bring before the Student Senate.

    3. Student Activity Fee. The Student Senate shall be responsible for the allocation of the Student Activity Fee. Although these funds are designed and intended for the use of SGA-recognized student groups and SGA-sponsored student events, any other funding request will be considered. 

*Taken directly from 44th Student Senate Constitution