Join the Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is always looking for motivated leaders on campus to participate in our organization. Students interested in joining are encouraged to apply for a position by filling out an application to run in Fall and Spring elections. The dates for elections are posted three weeks before elections around campus. If you would like more information on what is expected from our members, please email us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Senator Duties

  • Senators are required to complete a minimum of twenty-five (25) office hours per semester.
  • Attendance of Senate Meetings is an important duty of every Senator. Meetings are held weeky. A Senator cannot miss more than four (4) meetings in a given semester. SGA terms run May 1 to April 30 for those elected in the Spring or January 1 to December 31 for those elected in the Fall.
  • Senators are required to attend meetings for committees to which they have been appointed.

Justice Duties

  • The duties and powers of the Student Court shall be to administer a program soliciting and attempting to resolve student grievances according to guidelines established by the Senate through legislation; hear disputes between student organizations when brought to the Court by the organizations; hear appeals of student traffic violations; and administer elections according to this Constitution and an Election Code established by the Senate.
  • No Justice shall accrue more than two (2) unexcused absences from fall and spring meetings.

SGA Duties

  • Represent the student body in the UALR University Assembly
  • Appoint students to administrative and standing committees
  • Maintain communication between University policy makers and students
  • Provides an appeal system for parking and traffic violation tickets
  • For more information on the Senator & Justice duties please review the SGA Constitution