Student Goverment Association
For the Students, By the Students

What do I need to become a member?

  1. You need about 5 hours a week to become an SGA member.
  2. You need to be free from work every Wednesday during Activity Hour (Noon to 1:30pm).
  3. Your home campus must be Kendall Campus.
  4. If your grade point average is between 2.0 and 2.5, you must be taking 12 credits. If your grade point average is above 2.5, you must be registered for at least 9 credits to participate.
  5. Must be in clear academic standing with the College.
  6. You must attend Senate meetings which are held every Friday (1:30PM-2:30PM).

If you are willing to provide all of the above, then fill out the application and return it with a copy of your student transcript to the SGA advisor located in Room 127. The advisor will give you the remaining information that you will need so you can join this worthwhile organization.

» Click here to apply to SGA

What is the structure of SGA?

SGA consists of a president, vice-president and 25 senators. The SGA president represents the students at different campus and college-wide meetings. The president meets with the campus and college president and presents to them ideas, concerns and resolutions that the senate has voted upon. The vice president runs the senate meetings and is in charge of keeping the senate running smoothly. The senators, who are the backbone of SGA, perform many functions. Each has the opportunity to run different positions from within the senate in the executive cabinet. These positions are:

Each of these senators has specific jobs as detailed in the SGA Constitution. However, their main function is to insure that students concerns are met.

In additions to being in the executive cabinet, a senator can also serve on a SGA committee. These committees are often referred to as the CHANT committees and they are:

SGA Contact Information

11011 SW 104th Street, Room 127
Miami, FL 33176
Office: (305)237.2722

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