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Your voices, opinions, interests, values and concerns make up the largest and most important part of Student Government here. Student Government exists to represent YOU!

What is the Student Association?

The Student Association (SA) is student-governed by the Student Association Executive Council, which consists of seven campus-wide elected students. The Student Association is advised by the Assistant Director of Campus Engagement.

Students participate in a round table meeting

The students at Elmira College have a voice, and plenty of means to have it heard. Concerns brought to the SA really do get answered and quickly. Anything from broken toilets to safety concerns to course requirements to questions about construction, computers, discipline, food … you get the idea. Why not find out more about how you can help them do it?

Apply to be a member of Finance Board. Run for class office. Or run for a position on the Student Association Executive Council. Ask us questions! Hey, we do this because we're here to help you and we love it!

Students study in a lounge

The Student Association Executive Council (SA Exec) holds weekly closed meetings to discuss the state of the Student Association. Composed of the five governing offices, the president and vice presidents of the financial branches generate the agenda for the Senate. They also share information regarding the status of their boards, discuss and plan for upcoming events, and discuss any rumors or the buzz from students on campus. Each Board gets one vote.

The Finance Board oversees club funding and helps clubs manage their treasuries and budgets. The board reviews, allocates, approves, and monitors student and club budgets and financial requests (i.e., conference funding, socials, capital equipment purchases, and special event funds). They fund everything from club socials to academic and professional conferences, trips, dances, and Holiday Banquet. They are actively advised by the Coordinator of Campus Engagement.

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