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    Student Government Association (SGA)

    The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official entity in the College’s governance structure that represents all enrolled students at Morehouse College.

    STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION

    The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official entity in the College’s governance structure that represents all enrolled students at Morehouse College. SGA is to provide a medium through which students’ concerns may be constructively addressed: To provide Morehouse students with the opportunity to govern themselves; To ensure equality of all students regardless of nationality, race, religion, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression; and to control and direct student activity in concordance with the best interests of the students of Morehouse College.
     
    The SGA is comprised of Executive, Legislative (Student Senate), and the Judicial (Honor and Conduct Review Board) branches.

    Executive Branch: Executive Board

    The officers of the Student Government Association shall be those of the Executive Board, which are President, Vice President, and Chief Justice.  

    Collectively, they

    • Uphold the name of Morehouse College
    • Enforce the constitution
    • Implement changes for the benefit of the student body
    Legislative Branch: Student Senate

    The Student Senate shall have the authority to:

    • Approve or deny any budget proposal initiated by the Executive Branch,Judicial Branch, and recognized student organizations that request funds from the Student Senate.
    • Approve or deny appointments to the following: Chief Justice, Chairman of the Elections Committee, Cabinet Members, Attorney General, and Assistant Attorney General & Executive Board Vacancies.
    • Initiate Senate Appropriations Budget to be sent to the SGA President for approval. 
    Judicial Branch: Honor & Conduct Review Board

    The officers of the Honor & Conduct Review Board shall be defined as student justices and includes a total of five justices that makes up the Student Court.  The Student Court consists of a chief justice and a justice for each class.

    The Student Court has the authority to:

    • Hear and adjudicate the complete case of persons accused of any conduct violations (if justiciable).

    • Recommend to the Office of Student Conduct & Campus Life to suspend the charter of any class and/or organization upon recommendation of the Executive Office and/or Student Senate,

    • Consider recommendations received from the Executive Office and/or Student Senate.

    All students enrolled at Morehouse College shall be members of the Student Government Association. The Office of Student Life and Leadership shall serve in an advisory capacity for all branches of the Student Government Association. This body shall have the authority to affect, in a positive, meaningful, and appropriate way, the lives of every student at Morehouse College. The Student Government Association will work with all levels of Morehouse College to ensure a better experience for all its members but shall not be constrained by these levels.

    SGA controls and directs student activity in the best interest of Morehouse students. It is closely involved with New Student Orientation, homecoming events, Miss Maroon and White pageant, and other campus events.

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    Class Council
    The Class Council serves as a liaison between the student body and the faculty, staff, and administration. 
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    Executive Board
    The officers of the Student Government Association shall be those of the Executive Board
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    SGA ELECTIONS
    Review the qualifications for candidates.
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    SGA Constitution

    View the constitution of the SGA.

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    The SGA is located in the Sale Hall Annex.