The Student Government Association (SGA) is the official voice of the student body.
Cabrini College’s SGA is comprised of 22 undergraduate students holding positions on either the Executive Board or their class senate.
SGA’s purpose is to serve Cabrini students by holding information sessions and forums about issues of concern and importance to students, as well as serving on college committees.
In addition, members of each class senate work closely with their fellow classmates to plan activities that build class spirit and fundraisers to benefit class activities and fund their senior gift.
Candidates must be full-time undergraduate students, have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0, and be in good academic and disciplinary standing.
Each candidate must submit a completed platform to the SGA.
After the platform is approved by the Election Committee, candidates may begin campaigning following the outlined procedures.
All flyers must be stamped by the Center for Student Engagement & Leadership prior to posting and must be removed by the candidates immediately following the election.
Candidates must submit a signed statement to the Election Committee agreeing to the attendance policy, required dates, and campaign and election rules.
Candidates must write a 300-word-maximum essay about the top three issues they would address if elected.
All SGA members are required to attend all general assembly meetings and all SGA-sponsored programs and events.
SGA meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:30 p.m. in Holy Spirit Library, 2nd Floor Conference Room.
Election Process SGA will hold one election in the spring and one election in the fall. Additional elections will be held if a position becomes vacant mid-year.
SGA elections held during the spring semester—between March 1 and May 10—are for positions and membership during the following academic year, including Executive Board and class senates.
SGA will hold elections within the first four weeks of the fall semester for freshman-class senate positions and any positions not filled during the spring semester.
Voting will take place electronically.
For any questions about SGA elections, please email SGA@cabrini.edu.