Current Students /
Student Government /
The Senate is comprised of four standing committees and may include temporary committees as required and determined by the Cabinet and Executive Board. Senators serve for one year and are elected in the spring. Freshman senators are elected in the fall during a special election to fill vacant senate spots. A senator is permitted to either represent their Academic Class or Departmental School.
To actively seek out and represent the opinions of the student body to the University through consideration of recommendations and resolutions.
To Allocate funds as requested and submitted by Approved Student Organizations and to regulate the operation of Student Government and its components by the consideration of legislation.
Purpose: To consider issues regarding the academic experience of students such as, but not limited to, majors/minors, General Education Requirements, academic advising and academic support services. Committee Head: D.J. Heard, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: To consider issues such as, but not limited to, university planning; facilities, technology and infrastructure; admissions and financial aid; vendor relations; and university administrative support areas. Committee Head: Matt StClair, Email: email@example.com
Purpose: To review issues regarding the out-of-class experiences of students such as, but not limited to, residence life and commuter concerns, campus safety, dining, health and wellness, recreation, and athletics.Committee Head: Kayla Fairchild, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose: To evaluate issues regarding Capital University diningHead: Alexis Frantum, Email: email@example.com
Purpose: To consider requests for funding from student organizations received by published deadlines and to determine funding allocations within the scope of the committee's authority and recommend allocations for consideration by the Senate.
Purpose: To develop the annual budget for presentation to Senate and to serve as the review committee for student organization funding appeals.