About Student Senate

Student Senate is a governing body dedicated to serving the students of UNC. It is composed of 22 members: 7 cabinet members and 15 college student council representatives (3 from each college at UNC). You can see more about the positions and how to contact your senate members on the Your Student Senate page.

Members of other areas of campus also sit on senate including representatives from the Resident Hall Association, Graduate Student Association, UNC Faculty, Professional Administration Staff Council, and Classified Staff Council.

Senate holds their meetings every other Wednesday at 5:30pm in the Council Room on the second floor of the University Center. These meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend!

Members of Student Senate hold a variety of responsibilities like being the students’ voice at Board of Trustee and Faculty Senate meetings, chartering student clubs, providing funding for students to attend conferences, assisting clubs and organizations with funding student programs, and representing student interests across campus.

If you are interested in speaking at a Student Senate Meeting, please email the Student Body President (Brandon.Miller@unco.edu) with the following information:

  • Name and Organization
  • Purpose of Visit
  • Any documents or presentation materials needed to be projected

We will send you a confirmation email shortly after we receive your email. Business meetings are every other Wednesday at 5:30p.m. In order to be on the Agenda, you must make sure to have your email sent in by 5:00p.m. the day prior. 

Mission Statement

"The purpose of Student Senate at the University of Northern Colorado is to represent and serve the student body in order to enhance the university experience through the empowerment of all students."

Inclusion Statement

“Student Senate supports the diversity of all people and is committed to providing an inclusive environment where all students, faculty, staff, and community members are valued for who they are and how they choose to identify. Student Senate will continuously strive to advocate and provide equity for all people.”