Who We Are
The student government association consists of both part time and fulltime student in the undergraduate and graduate levels at Sam Houston State University. Membership consists of up to 15 students from each academic college on campus. SGA consists of all types of students, including athletes, GreekLife members, veterans, honors students, and others. We are an organization of students by students and for students. We are your SGA!
What 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 its 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 at least a 2.0 GPA may run for office as a senator for their repective college. They may run in the general body election in the spring or may enter the senate at any time through a vote of the current senate. Any student with less than 12 SHSU credit hours may become a counselor in the SGA council. For more information on how to join, please stop by the SGA office in the LSC room 326.