FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
To be elected a student has to be a full time student and have a 2.25 cumulative grade point average. The candidate has to gather 100 student signatures and then be elected. When not election time a student can attend three SGA meetings and if not all 20 senate seats are filled they can be voted in by the senate. If all seats are filled they can become an Associate Senator after attending three meetings.
Members of the student body become associate senators when all twenty SGA senate positions are filled. Associate senators are nonvoting members.
Candidate must have attended MWSU for at least two full semesters prior to the semester in which the election is held. He/she must have a 3.0 G.P.A. and plan to enroll as a full-time student during his/her term of office.
Being a senator is a great resume builder! It gives students a chance to become more active on campus, and to make new friends. Most importantly students can make a difference and be the main voting body of the SGA.
SGA funds 25% of the SGA budget to Western Activities Council (WAC) to provide programs and events for students.