FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
SGA provides and facilitates many student services around campus and is heavily involved in student advocacy within administration and faculty.
To be elected, a student has to be a full time student with a 2.25 cumulative GPA. Outside of elections, students may also attend two SGA senate meetings along with scheduling a private meeting with the president of sga; then they may be voted in by the senate.
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.
Yes, there is a gallery for students to sit at and observe the meetings.
Student organizations are a wonderful place to start. Not only do they facilitate student interests, but many partner with SGA in co-sponsored events around campus open to all students!