The Student Government Association (SGA) at Illinois State University is a recognizable and engaged governing body that enhance each student’s daily Redbird experience by improving conditions that lead to personal success and preserving student rights. SGA serves as the official voice of students in the shared governance process at Illinois State and maintains collaborative relationships with faculty and administrators, providing student perspectives that are considered at all levels of University decision-making.
SGA insures its relevance to students through visible outreach efforts and collecting student feedback that is used in the development of policies and legislation. Additionally, SGA develops programs and services designed to improve the student experience based on identified student needs.
SGA establishes and maintains its credibility with University and community stakeholders through the creation and preservation of positive relationships that allow for the articulation and advocacy of student interests and needs. SGA exercises responsibly its role in the shared governance process and encourages students to become educated on important issues that impact their Illinois State experience.