Student Government Association

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Welcome to the new SHSU Student Government Site. Feel free to look around and learn more about the official voice of the student body!
Slide 2 jFlow Plus 2nd Annual Black History Month Program
This will be our second year putting this event on for Sam Houston and the local community. The event will be on February 11, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Lowman Student Center Ballroom. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to my email or contact the Student Government office at 936-294-1938. For more info check out our flyer here.
Slide 3 jFlow Plus Bearkat All Paws In
Resitration is now open for the 6th Annual Bearkat All Paws In! You can register as an idividual, group or organizaion! Vist the Bearkat All Paws In tab to register today!

Who Are We

The student governmaent association consists of both part time and fulltime student in the undergrad and gradutate level at sam houston stat university. Membership cosists of up to 15 students from each academic college. We make up many demographics from athletics to greeklife to honors and all other student populations. We are an organization of student by students and for students. We are Your SGA!

What do we Do

The purpose of the Student Government Association of Sam Houston State University is to serve as the official voice of the student body as it's democratically elected representatives. We strive to promote the welfare of the student body, academic excellence, and civic engagement. We are an advocate for students, voicing their concerns and opinions to the Sam Houston State University Administration, the Texas State University System Board of Regents, and elected officials.

How to Join

Any student with 12 SHSU credit hours and atleaset a 2.0 GPA may run for office as senator for their college. They may run in the general body election in the spring or may enter the senate at anytime through a vote of the current senate. Any student with less then 12 SHSU credit hours may become a couselor in the SGA council. For more information on how to join please stop by the SGA office in LSC room 326.

  • Executive

    Cosists of the President, Vice President, Treasuerer, Secretary and Chief of Staff elected by the student body. Act in capascitys to steramline the business of the student senate, enforce any legislation produced by the student senate and Acts as the bridge between the student body and Campus and State Administartion.

  • Legislative

    Consists of Senators from each of the academiic colleges and members of the SGA Council. Thier role includes drafting legislation, facilitating talks with the student body, hosting events and take actions that benifit studnets within their constituencies.

  • Judicial

    Consists of the SGA Supreme Court and all lower courts to ensure the effectiveness of out governing documents.