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Student Senate


Become a Senator!

Over the years, no matter the major or area of study, Student Senate has allowed students to be empowered with a unified voice for student involvement on campus. Student Senate responds to the needs of the students and expresses their best interest to the administration.  Additionally, Senate provides students with leadership development opportunities throughout their undergraduate career.

Joining Student Senate can be a very rewarding experience.  You can be a voice for students at UDM no matter what your major or area of study may be. The first step to becoming a senator is filing out an application form which can be found in the senate office or by contacting a senator.  Pick an application today and let your voice, opinions, and concerns be heard!

There are many positions within Senate for you. Review the following positions for your area of interest:

There are various committees that assist in the function of Senate. You may find a committee that interest you below:

Student Programming Board Committee (SPB)

Responsible for providing campus activities and programming such as Safety Street, Homecoming, Lectures, Movies and more. Meetings occur in Grounds on Thursdays at 1:00pm.

Financial Committee (SENSOG)

Awards the student activity fees in the form or grants to student organizations for campus events.

Mission & Values Committee

Promotes the Jesuit and Mercy traditions of UDM through events on campus and sponsors Senator Nights.

Public Relations Committee

Shares information with the student of UDM through newsletters, email announcements and overall promotion of Student Senate.


Every Tuesday in the Comerce & Finance building room 139 at 12:45pm. All are welcome.

Senate @ Dinner

If you have any questions please contact us at studentgov@udmercy.edu or 313-993-1493.