Mission Statement: To represent and serve as a liaison between the student body of the college in all matters including, but not limited to, relations with the college administration and any other society, individuals or body that has now or may have responsibility for or interest in the student and academic affairs at that college
The Student Government Association (SGA):
- provides a forum
for the open exchange of views and ideas on matters of importance to
- defends students’ rights, advocates on behalf of students, and helps to
formulate academic and institutional policies that affect students.
- governs student clubs, groups and organizations and provides funding via
its SGA annual budget allocation from the City Colleges of Chicago.
- plans and sponsors social and cultural events throughout the academic
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The SGA is governed by the Guidelines for the Organization and Operation of Student Government Associations, the Student Policy Manual, and the Board Rules for Management and Government of the City Colleges of Chicago.
SGA officers are students elected as representatives by the student body. Officers are advised by their appointed advisor and the Associate Dean of Student Services (or designee). SGA officers must maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.75. Elections for SGA officers and senators occur annually during the spring semester. The SGA offers a great opportunity for students to develop or enhance their leadership skills.
Next Election Cycle
February 8, 2016: Election packets are available
March 6, 2016: SGA Candidate Packets Due
March 30-31, 2016: SGA Candidates Debates
April 4-8, 2016: SGA Elections
April 13, 2016: SGA Winner Announcement
April 19, 2016: SGA Installation
April 22, 2016: SGA Transition Retreat
May 1, 2016: New SGA Officers Take Office
If you are interested in running for a position with Student Government be sure to complete a packet.
Your SGA officers encourage students to get involved. If you have ideas that can benefit students or concerns, please contact one of your SGA officers.