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Student Senate

Click Here to Apply for Student Senate for the Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Academic Year!

Applications are received on a rolling basis until all Senate positions are filled.

What is Student Senate?

The Student Senate is responsible for appropriating activity fees, chartering clubs and organizations, and acting on behalf of the Student Association's best interest. In short, the Student Senate is your representative voice on campus. You are strongly encouraged to attend Senate meetings and/or bring your concerns to the attention of any Senate members.

All students (full & part-time) who register for classes pay a mandatory student activity fee. When you pay your activity fee, you automatically become a member of the Student Association.

As a member, you have the right to run for or elect representatives to the governing body of the Student Association, the Student Senate.

Constitutions and By-Laws


Senate Meetings

Student Senate meets weekly at 11:00 a.m. on Thursdays. Meetings are open to all students - Come and share your opinion! Senate holds hybrid meetings. In person location is SSC former Cafeteria meeting room. Virtual location is Zoom meeting ID: 937 4798 9788.

Meet your 2023-2024 Student Senators/Trustee

Interim President: Ashley Lopez

Ashley Lopez Photo

Senator: Jacob Connelly

Jacob Connelly

Senator: Michael Doran

Michael Doran

Senator: Carlos Padilla

Carlos Padilla

Senator: Brianna Reid

Brianna Reid

Student Trustee: D'jean Nikitov

Djean Nikitov

Contacting the Senate

Middletown Campus:

The Senate meeting room and office are located in the George F. Shepard Student Center Cafeteria. To contact, email clubs.studentsenate@sunyorange.edu

Newburgh Campus:

The Senate meeting room and office are located in the basement of the Tower Building within the Center for Student Involvement Office. To contact, email clubs.studentsenate@sunyorange.edu


Student Senate Meeting Minutes 2021/22

Senate Minutes
September 2021 September 23 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
  September 30 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
October 2021 October 7 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
  October 15 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
  October 21 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
November 2021 November 4 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
  November 11 2021 Student Senate Minutes  
December 2021 Student Senate Minutes December 2  
January 2022 Senate Minutes January 27  
February 2022 Senate Minutes February 3  
  Senate Minutes February 10  
  Senate Minutes February 17  
  Senate Minutes February 24  
  Senate Minutes March 3