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    The 67th Student Senate meets on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Senate Chambers.

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    Stay up to date on all Senate Meetings with the Senate Minutes.

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    Stay up to date on new Senate Legislation.

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    Find your representatives contact info.

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    Learn more about your Senate President.

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    Learn more about your Senate Pro Tempore.

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Committee Meeting Times


Budget Committee:

 

Finance Committee:

 

Internal Affairs Committee: Mondays at 7 p.m. in Strozier Library 106C

 

Judiciary Committee:

 

Rules and Calendar Committee:

 

Student Affairs Committee:

 

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SAP Funding Committee Minutes ↡right arrow

 

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Legislative Branch

 

Each of the 80 Senators represents one of FSU’s 17 divisions. First- and second-year students are listed under undergraduate studies. Third- and fourth-year students are classified by their majors.


Senators are elected in the fall and spring about five weeks after classes begin. To run for the Senate, you must file your candidacy application with the Supervisor of Elections office by the advertised deadline, usually four weeks after classes begin. If you run as an Independent (without a party affiliation), you must file your candidacy application.

 

Campus political parties usually help their candidates complete candidacy applications and submit them for their candidates. Most parties interview students to choose those whose campaigns the parties will support. To run with a party, promptly contact the party in which you are interested to be sure you meet its deadlines. A party can help you follow the Election Code and rules, meet election deadlines and plan your campaign.

 

The Student Body President can appoint a student to a vacant senate seat after advertising the vacancy two times in a campus newspaper. Appointed senators require senate confirmation. To be considered for an advertised open senate seat for which you qualify, immediately complete an applicaton at the SGA Office in Union 205.

 

 

Student Senate seats are divided by University academic divisions:

  • Applied Studies
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication & Information
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Dedman School of Hospitality
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Graduate Studies
  • Human Sciences
  • Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship
  • Medicine
  • Motion Picture Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Social Sciences & Public Policy
  • Social Work
  • Special Student
  • Undergraduate

 

There are six Senate committees:

  • Budget
  • Finance
  • Judiciary
  • Internal Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • Rules and Calendar