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Student Government Association (SGA)

RCC Should be a Better Place Because YOU Are Here

Student Government Association Application Process:

Process:
Students must fill out the application at this link and email it to kclifton@rcc.mass.edu or fill out the Google form
at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZqVY1npXH0KuOQk1Uole6mz21m8VYq1p1CxxJi3SBio1-Kg/viewform?usp=sf_link

Good News! Deadlines have been extended!!
Important Dates:
· March 1-April 14: SGA Applications will be accepted
· April 14: Last day to submit SGA Application
· April 26-28: SGA, Student Trustee, and Representative Elections

What is the Student Government Association (SGA)?

The Roxbury Community College “Student Government Association” (SGA) serves as the official student voice to the RCC Administration, the Board of Trustees, and the Massachusetts Board of Community Colleges. The mission of SGA is to earnestly represent the interests of students and increase student engagement by focusing their efforts on creating and continuing viable and effective student services, preserving and protecting RCC, and supporting students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors. To this end, new leaders are elected from and by the general student populace each fall semester. SGA members serve on all college governance committees to guarantee active representation of student interests and concerns.

In order to qualify for an elected position, a student must:

  • Be in good academic standing.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and have completed at least 2 semesters at RCC (for the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Student Trustee)   OR have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 for all other representative positions.
  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits at the time of election.

What is the purpose of the SGA:

The purpose of the SGA is to

  • Encourage and promote the participation of students in academic, cultural, and recreational activities.
  • Promote and carry out student activity programs that will best serve the interest of the College.
  • Provide leadership among the clubs and organizations on campus.
  • Provide opportunities for dialogue among students, faculty, and administration.

How many members are elected to the Student Government Association?

There are a total of 12 members:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Student Trustee
  • 7 Representatives

What are the benefits of being an SGA member?

As a member of the Student Government Associa­tion you:

  • Will be chosen to participate in one of the College-wide standing committees.
  • May choose to become a member of the Program Committee to help plan student events.
  • Can participate in Student Activities sponsored lectures, seminars, fundraisers, and other entertainment events.

Contact Information:

For more information about becoming involved in the SGA, please contact:

Kaela Clifton
kclifton@rcc.mass.edu
857-701-1480

Erica McCummings
emccummings@rcc.mass.edu
857-701-1437