What is the Student Government Association (SGA)?
As the governing student body of IIT, SGA's role is to act as a liaison between the university administration and the student body and to serve as a forum to express student opinion. SGA provides opportunities for students to interact with members of the administration, such as the Dean of Students and various Vice Presidents; SGA represents students and their opinions to improve academic and student life at IIT.
So how do I get involved?
Start with our website, http://sga.iit.edu or email email@example.com. Our website is the easiest way to follow us through Twitter, Facebook, or email, read about current issues, and discover how you would like to be involved. You can tell us about your IIT experience through our "IIT Thoughts" tab. Any student may join a Senate committee, in which students provide direct input on important issues. Or students may run for an elected position, with Senate elections held each fall and Exec. Board elections held each spring. Students may also be appointed to Judicial Board or nominated for Finance Board. All of these positions provide an excellent opportunities to make a real difference at IIT. SGA is looking for any motivated students who want to make an impact. No experience is required—just the desire to get involved and make a difference!
1) Behind the scenes, SGA is at the heart of campus life. The SGA Senate approves new student organizations, the SGA Finance Board allocates money from the Student Activity Fund for student organizations, and the SGA Judicial Board ensures that the whole process is carried out fairly and represents the best interests of all students.