Welcome to the

Student Government Association

Picture of SGA President Anthony Vitale

Greetings Minutemen,


My name is Anthony Vitale and I will be continuing as your SGA President for the 2017-2018 academic year! I would like to wish you all success this semester, and also a warm welcome to all new students.


Also please explore the new SGA website, which includes information on our organization, projects, and members. Furthermore, if you have any questions or projects you would like for us to work on please email me at sgapresident@umass.edu or visit our office located at 420 Student Union.



Anthony D. Vitale

SGA President  

Join the Executive Cabinet!

The Sullivan/Amazon administration is now looking to appoint members to the Executive cabinet.

View the application packets below. Visit the Get Involved Page for more information and a list of positions that are available.

Applications are due via email by 11:59 pm on March, 14 2018


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

Frequently Asked Questions

Latest News

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

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.

Open Senate Seats

January 19, 2018

Due to turnover between semesters, there are currently open Senate seats in all 4 graduating classes! Positions will be filled by interview with the Outreach and Development Committee. If interested, email sgaoutreach@umass.edu with your name and class. Also email sgaoutreach@umass.edu with any questions.

Student Union Referendum Passed

January 19, 2018

In a special referendum regarding funding of a new Student Union, the vote passed 1246-1012. The voting began on December 4th and ran through December 7th. With votes from nearly 10% of the undergraduate student body, the verdict determined that students were willing to accept a temporary $100 increase in the Student Activities Trust Fund fee…

Calling all cultural RSOs and groups on campus

January 18, 2018

Calling all cultural RSOs and groups on campus! Join us in a celebration. Contact sgaoutreach@umass.edu to learn more on how you can participate in this event.

Upcoming Events

  1. Classes Resume

    March 19
  2. Senate Meeting

    March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Senate Meeting

    March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Elected Officials Assume Office

    April 1
  5. Senate Meeting

    April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  6. Senate Meeting

    April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  7. Senate Meeting

    April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  8. Senate Meeting

    April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  9. Senate Meeting

    April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm