Get Involved

There are many opportunities to get involved in Student Government. We encourage you to contribute ideas, share your unique perspective and opinions, and take part in making a difference on-campus. The voice of our student body is essential for our Student Government to function effectively. For more information about us, you are welcome to contact our office or stop by and chat with your representatives in person; we are always looking for new students who want to get involved with Student Government.

   

Positions Available 

Senate Secretary

Applications are now open for Senate Secretary! This position sits on the Legislative Cabinet and is responsible for maintaining all documents that pertain to Senate. Applicants will be interviewed on a case-by-case basis, so please submit your application to the Rotunda (58E/3300) as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact Senate President Burke at sgasp@unf.edu

 

Senate Secretary Application  

Elections 

Elections are held for positions within Student Government. For any questions, please contact the Elections Commissioner: sgaelections@unf.edu.

 

Executive Branch

The Executive Branch works to address student concerns on campus. The Executive Branch is comprised of the Student Body President and Student Body Vice President, Executive Cabinet, and Executive Agencies. 

 
Executive Cabinet 

The purpose of the Executive Cabinet is to advise the President and Vice-President on general matters and to assist in the coordination of the Executive Branch. The main duties of the Cabinet are to complete any initiatives, projects, events, and others deemed necessary by the President.

  

Executive Agencies   

An agency is an administrative division of the Executive Branch created to provide support, entertainment, and education for particular select interest group of the University of North Florida whether it be racial, ethnic, academic, or philosophical in nature.

  


Please visit the Agencies page for more information or click on the logos below:

  

    OPagency 

 Lend A Wing Pantry Logo(1)                      Club Alliance Logo 


Legislative Branch

Senate

The Student Senate is composed of 40 senatorial seats, 20 fall seats and 20 spring seats. Senators are charged with the great responsibility of serving as a voice of the student body and representing the best interests of the students in both fiscal and statutory matters. More specifically, Senators have the ability to allocate the $4.5 million dollar Activity and Service fee budget, draft legislation, amend or create statutes, and vote on both fiscal and legislative bills.

Appointments

It is also possible to become appointed to Student Senate in the event of vacancies between elections. 

If you have any questions regarding the appointment process please contact the Government Oversight Committee Chair at sgagoc@unf.edu or call (904) 620-2750.

 

Senate Appointment Application

 

*Guests are always welcome to attend Senate and Committee meetings and are encouraged to make announcements or ask questions at the beginning of each meeting during the ‘Student Remarks’ section. 

 

Judicial Branch

Associate Justice

The Student Government Judiciary consists of seven justices. Out of those seven, a Chief Justice is elected annually to preside over the Office of the Judiciary. It is the duty of these persons to interpret the Student Government Constitution and Statutes. The judiciary also settles disputes or complaints that students may have with Student Government, its agencies, and SG funded clubs. The Judiciary is the final say on issues of noncompliance, judicial complaint, or impeachment. Members gain important experience in the areas of due process and proper judicial procedure. They also represent the student body on the Academic Appeals Committee, Student Conduct, Parking Appeals Board, J-hold and Fee Appeal Committees.

 

There are currently two (2) vacancies within the Judicial Branch.  

 

Clerk of Courts

 

The Supreme Court is currently searching for a Clerk of Courts! If you are interested in this position, please fill out the Judicial Application and submit the completed forms to the Rotunda. The application will be open until the position has been filled. 


Please submit the Judicial Application to the Student Government Rotunda 58E/3300. This form can be used for both positions; however, please specify on your application which position you are seeking (Associate Justice OR Clerk of Courts).


If you have any questions about becoming an Associate Justice or the Clerk of Courts, feel free to contact Chief justice Elisabeth Avilla at sgajc@unf.edu.