Ex-Officio organizations represent those student populations designated by federal Affirmative Action Information Classifications with race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disabled, disabled veteran, or Vietnam-era veteran classifications. These representatives are non-voting members of the Assembly. Their participation in Assembly meetings provide extra voices and perspectives at the table during the policy-making process.
The Association of Residence Halls (ARH) serves as the voice of the students living in the residence halls at Illinois State University. ARH serves as the umbrella organization for Area Governments and Diversity Coalitions. These organizations are represented in all four areas of campus and affect the daily life of residence on a daily basis. Through ARH’s involvement in the planning process of Move-In at ISU, ARH looks to be the first RSO that impacts a student’s life in a positive manner at ISU.
A RSO that promotes and preserves a safe political, social, and educational forum for gay, lesbian, bisexual transgendered, questioning and allied students, faculty, staff and members of the community.
The Asian Pacific American Coalition (APAC) is a social organization comprised of students who have an interest in Asian culture. We are an organization who have created a friendly atmosphere while Promoting, Supporting, Providing, and Educating the students, faculty, and members of Illinois State University community about Asian Pacific American culture.
ALAS exists to assist the Latino student community on campus and the community outside of campus. They are here to educate other students about the different Latino cultures and/or traditions.
The purpose of the Black Student Union is to unite minorities on ISU's campus and gear them toward success.
The Student Trustee is elected by the Student Body to represent the students of ISU on the Board of Trustees.