MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE
STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
SGA

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  About Senate

Senate meets weekly from 7:30-9:00pm in Blanchard Great Room.  All are welcome!!!  Representatives from student organizations, residential halls and several other groups in our community attend to Senate to share concerns, ideas, engage in meaningful dialogue, have a platform to raise their voice and vote on decisions.

Becoming a senator is one of the ways to be involved in SGA. (The others ways are to run for Executive Board each Spring and to apply for committees during Committee Yourself Week every semester. To learn more about E-Board and Committees, click the shortcut links on the side.)

Breakdown of Senate:
Details can be found on the Constitution.

One to three Hall Senators from each hall, depending on the number of students living in that hall
One Senator from each Org that wishes to have a vote in Senate
Frances Perkins students who do not reside on campus
Traditional-aged students who do not reside on campus
Members of the SGA Executive Board
A representative from each Class Board
Representatives from the Appointing Board
Representatives from SGA Committees
Any student who wishes to come!

Here is how to become a senator:

Each semester, you can run to be the hall senator for the hall in which you live. For more information on that, email our Chair of Halls, Tiffany Lay.

You can also petition for an org you are involved in to have a senator within senate. Courtney Brunson is the wonderful Chair of Orgs. You can contact her to get a Petition Form to fill out with signatures.

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