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Class of 2022: Run for Senate

September 16, 2018

The nominations period for class of 2022 Student Government Association Senators is now underway! From now until Sept. 18, students in the class of 2022 must obtain no less than 50 signatures from those in their graduating class in order to appear on the ballot. For more information on running, including the full time line,…

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SGA to Host Town Hall Thursday

April 23, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. — The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold its first town hall featuring President Timmy Sullivan, Vice President Nathalie Amazan and the Executive Cabinet. The town hall will take place on Thursday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Campus Center room 804-08. It will be…

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Emergency RSO Funding Application Still Open

April 12, 2018

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) and agencies can still apply for Emergency Funding. According to SGA Bylaws, Chapter 10, Sec. 8, “Emergency Funding shall be defined as monies supplied in order to ensure that a group, or event, is able to function according to the group’s mission statement during these unforeseen circumstances.” For more information, e-mail:…

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SGA Urges State Legislature to Fully Fund PVTA

February 26, 2018

In response to proposed funding cuts to PVTA, SGA passed a resolution to draft and sign the following letter to the State Legislature:   To the Representatives of the Massachusetts General Court, The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association writes to  urge you to fully fund the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) to prevent any…

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Spring Elections Report Released

February 26, 2018

Voting for SGA Spring Elections closed Friday, February 23. With over 17% of the campus participating in the 4-day voting period, new class Senators were announced along with President/Vice President -elects Timmy Sullivan and Nathalie Amazan, and Student Trustee -elect Jiya Nair. The elections report was ratified by the Senate on Monday, February 26. Spring…

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Senate Takes Issue with Dining’s Lunar New Year

February 7, 2018

Amherst, MA — On Monday, Senate voted to endorse the following letter, directed toward the Director of Residential Dining Services Auxiliary Enterprises. The letter was cosponsored by Vice Chair Esther Oh, the Academic Oversight Committee, the Social Justice Empowerment Committee, and 41 cultural RSOs on campus. —- The University of Massachusetts Amherst prides itself on…

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SGA Supports PVTA’s Efforts to Incorporate Zero Emission Electric Vehicles

February 7, 2018

Amherst, MA  — The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association Senate unanimously approved a resolution and letter signed by SGA President Anthony Vitale to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission encouraging the incorporation of more zero emission electric vehicles into the PVTA fleet. The PVTA has three electric buses deployed…

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iClicker Lending System is Now Open

January 24, 2018

The Academic Oversight Committee has created an iClicker lending program to assist low-income students on campus. They are calling on students to donate used iClickers in exchange for a voucher for a free shake at Sweets & More. Donations will be collected throughout the semester in the SGA Office (420 Student Union). The iClickers can…

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“Sustainability Slammer” Set For January 30

January 23, 2018

Secretary of Sustainability Ainsley Brosnan is organizing an event that brings all on-campus sustainability groups together in one room. She invites any eco-friendly students to “come hang out with the coolest people on campus and work with us as we fight to make UMass a more sustainable campus.” The event will take place on Tuesday, January…

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Spring Elections are coming up!

January 23, 2018

Elections for Senate (2019, 2020, and 2021), President/Vice President, and Student Trustee are almost upon us. Spring elections this year will adhere to the following schedule: -Nominations: February 6-February 13 -Candidate Meetings: February 16 and February 17 -Campaigning: Allowed after attendance of either Candidate Meeting -Voting: February 20-February 23 Click here for more information.

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Spring 2018 Election Results

Total Undergraduate Voters: 4,017 (17.84% of student body)

Winning tickets:

President/Vice President: Timmy Sullivan / Nathalie Amazan

Student Trustee: Jiya Nair 

View Senate results and more details below or on our Elections Page

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