Student Government Association (S.G.A.)

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice and advocate of every student at St. Joseph’s College. We are committed to enhancing the entire student experience and promoting the image of the College and its students by upholding ourselves to the highest standards, leading with integrity and selflessly serving the College community and beyond.

Background Information

St. Joseph’s College students enjoy the intimacy of a small college and the advantages of the many cultural and recreational facilities on Long Island. According to their interests, students initiate clubs, social and co-curricular events on campus. Some of the more popular events include comedy nights, guest lecturers, sporting events, the annual Spring Gala, competitions and shows.

Founded at SJC Brooklyn in 1920 as the Undergraduate Association, SGA is vested with all the powers granted by the faculty to the student body. The Senate and the legislative body, under the leadership of the executive council, supervise all activities of the student body. It approves the annual budget drawn up by the Budget Committee under the chairmanship of the SGA treasurer and authorizes the expenditure of the remaining funds, admits new organizations to SGA and approves the constitutions of all clubs and committees under its jurisdiction.

The Student Government Association (SGA) is comprised of four executive officers; President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. A Parliamentarian is appointed by the executive officers of SGA to assist with the planning of meetings, events and daily responsibilities. The Senate is comprised of the executive members and the presidents of each club or organization on campus.  

The Mission Force is group of appointed individuals who help promote events and activities on campus and assist the SGA executive officers.

Contact

Office phone: 631.687.1408
Location: O'Connor Hall, Student Hospitality Lounge Room 7