The Student Senate represents YOU on campus. The Senate advocates for policies that benefit every student and supports more than 70 clubs and organizations that can play a big role in your college experience. Members are active on standing Governors State University committees, offering their voice on students’ behalf to the administration and the board of trustees.

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Student Senate at Governors State University

 The mission of the Student Senate is to promote the general welfare of GSU students. This is accomplished through the representation of student concerns, viewpoints and interests regarding governance issues to the administration, staff and faculty.

 Through this work, the Student Senate will strive to improve the quality of the academic and co-curricular experience at GSU and provide developmental opportunities for its members.


Student Senate

INTERIM Leadership Team

Mark Tyler  – President
D'Andre Hollie – Treasurer
Shelly Asas – Secretary
J. Latrice Koger – Board of Trustee Student Representative


  • 2020-2021 Student Senate Election


    We are excited to announce that we will be moving forward with Student Senate Elections for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Elections will take place ONLINE through Jaguar Connection.  We strongly urge students to run for one of the many positions available. 

    Student Senate is the premiere campus organization that represents the student body as whole.  Becoming a member of the Student Senate allows you to help GSU reach higher heights and deeper depths in providing the collegiate experience every student deserves through your efforts.

    It is time to cast your vote for the candidates you would like to be part of Student Senate. This week you will select your peers to serve as your advocates and represent you in various capacities throughout the campus community to ensure you have a holistic collegiate experience.

    Please show your support of these candidates running for office by casting your vote online through Jaguar Connection

    The deadline is Friday, October 2nd.


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