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Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

Be part of the dynamic team that represents HCC students on campus. The Student Government Association serves as the voice of the student body on issues concerning campus life and participates in shaping policies and student regulations.

You will have opportunities to grow your leadership skills, participate in campus and community service activities, plan fun campus-wide student events, and more. This is your chance to take the lead and make an impact!

All credit students, both full- and part-time, are members of the SGA. This governing body was created to enhance the quality of student life and the success of students through participation in social, cultural, educational and recreational opportunities.

Campus Program Board Summer Planning Meetings

The Program Board will meet monthly over the summer to create the calendar of student events for the 2022-23 school year. All students interested in being part of the SGA are encouraged to attend the meetings and give your input.

Meetings will be held Thursday, June 30 and Thursday, July 28 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. in the SGA Office. Lunch will be included.

SGA Positions

The SGA Team is comprised of elected positions of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and (4) senators and appointed positions on the Campus Program Board.

Elections will be held the week of Sept. 12 for the 2022-23 school year. Please review the position descriptions below and submit your application by Monday, Sept. 5.

To be eligible for an SGA officer or senator position, a student must have:

  1. at least 6 credits completed at HCC
  2. a minimum 2.5 GPA
  3. time and flexibility to commit 2-4 hours/week to SGA
     

PLEASE NOTE: If 2+ students apply for the same officer position, or more than 4 students apply for the senator position, students will campaign and be elected though an online voting process.

President

  • Meet with college administration to represent the voice of HCC students
  • Maintain positive communication and understanding between all members of the College community
  • Ensure all rights granted to students are being upheld
  • Preside over monthly SGA/Club meetings
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
  • Represent students at HCC events/activities
  • Participate on the Campus Program Board
  • Commit at least 4 hours/week to SGA-related work
     

Vice-President

  • Oversee the Campus Program Board and help plan and run the college-wide student events
  • Represent students at college events/activities
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
  • Commit at least 4 hours/week to SGA-related work
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
     

Secretary

  • Take minutes at SGA meetings
  • Send communication to team members about upcoming meetings/events
  • Keep SGA information current on the HCC website
  • Participate on the Campus Program Board
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
  • Commit at least 2 hours/week to SGA-related work
     

Treasurer

  • Attend monthly SGA meetings
  • Keep SGA budget information up-to-date, give report at monthly SGA meeting
  • Approve all SGA purchases
  • Participate on the Campus Program Board
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
  • Commit at least 2 hours/week to SGA-related work
     

Senator

  • Attend monthly SGA meetings
  • Participate on the Campus Program Board
  • Participate in HCC committees as schedule permits
  • Participate in SGA events/activities as your schedule permits
     

Program Board Member

  • Attend monthly SGA meetings
  • Participate in SGA events/activities as your schedule permits
     

SGA Suggestion Box

The SGA wants to hear from you! If you have suggestions, concerns, or ideas for events, please let us know in the form below. If you would like us to contact you, also leave your name and HCC e-mail address. Thanks for using the SGA Suggestion Box.

Submit your suggestion!

Meetings

General SGA meetings are held monthly. Meeting days/times will be advertised on the events calendar and through e-mail. All students are welcome to attend these meetings.

Program Board

The Program Board consists of the SGA officers, SGA senators, and members at large. The Program Board is responsible for programming events and activities for all segments of HCC's student population. Membership is open to all full- and part-time students. Members meet at least once per month. Students interested in planning activities are welcome to join. For more information, contact the student activities coordinator at 240-500-2225.