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FAQs About State Senate

  • How do I get involved with Student Senate?
    If you want to get involved with Student Senate, you have two options: class representative or an organization representative. 5 representatives are elected from their class each year. Each organization recognized by Student Senate is allowed to send one Senator to represent them. Back to List
  • How does my organization get recognized by Student Senate?
    If your organization is recognized and on file with Mount Union but is not yet represented in Student Senate, you have to petition for membership. In order to do this, first contact the president of Senate and arrange to be placed on the agenda at an upcoming full body meeting. At the designated meeting, you will give a brief presentation on why you would like to be a member of Student Senate, as well as answer any questions that may be asked of you by the full body. The request will be tabled until the next full body meeting, and, if approved, you will be able to send a representative effective immediately. Back to List
  • I have an idea of something that can be done on campus. How do I let Senate know?
    You can email studentsenate@mountunion.edu, use the online suggestion box located on iRaider, or drop your idea into the suggestion box in HPCC. Back to List
  • How do I request funds from Student Senate?
    If you or your organization would like to request funds from Student Senate, contact the Senate Treasurer, who will schedule a time for you to meet with the Appropriations Committee. You will be asked to give a presentation before the Committee outlining your request, as well as answer any questions that the Committee may have for you. The committee will prepare a recommendation on how much money should be appropriated, and make their recommendation at the next full body meeting. The request will then face questions and motions from the full body, and it will be voted on. Back to List