Student Government Association

at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Recent News

Interim SGA Leadership Applications

Apr 24, 2020

SOCIALLY DISTANT – The UMass Amherst Student Government Association has applications posted to serve in the Interim Executive Cabinet under President Rachel Ellis and as an Interim Committee Chair under Speaker Julia Fox. The Cabinet applications can be found here and are due via email before 11:59pm April 26, 2020. The Chair applications can be found…

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Senate Meeting Registration (April 8)

Apr 7, 2020

SOCIALLY DISTANT – The UMass Amherst Student Government Association will be holding a Senate meeting on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00pm. To prevent unwelcome guests from hijacking our meeting, we ask all attendees, including voting and ex-officio members of the SGA, register to attend the meeting below. Registration to attend the meeting over Zoom can be…

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COVID-19 Task Force Demands

Mar 19, 2020

AMHERST, MA. – The COVID-19 Student Task Force, formed by the SGA, has created a list of 30 demands sent to the Chancellor it expects the administration to meet regarding UMass Amherst’s transition to remote learning. These demands are intended to guide students through these difficult times both academically and financially. You may the demands and sign…

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SGA Spring Elections Postponed

Mar 19, 2020

AMHERST, MA. – In light of the recent decision by administration to move to remote learning for the weeks following Spring break, the SGA Elections Commission has unanimously decided to suspend the current elections cycle.  The elections for the 2020-2021 representative positions will instead be held in conjunction with the freshmen senate elections in September. Unprecedented…

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SGA Letter on the Transition to Remote Learning

Mar 19, 2020

AMHERST, MA. – The Student Government Association convened on the evening of March 11, 2020 for its Senate Meeting and discussed the intended transition to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A letter to the student body was completed following the meeting and was distributed campus-wide the following afternoon. The letter, containing resources and reassurances…

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We are the official governing body of the undergraduate student body. From making sure your rights are upheld to advocating for student needs, we're here for you. We're committed to supporting each and every student.

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