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Welcome to the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale!

Our Mission

The USG represents the undergraduate student body at SIUC in all matters pertaining to student welfare, student activities, and student participation in University planning and administration. The USG is a recognized constituency body by the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees.

Want to Join USG? Click Here!

Schedule for Senate Meetings

Senate meetings are hosted Tuesdays, biweekly at 6:00pm.

Business Casual Attire is required for USG Senators. View Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

Fall 2021

August 31st

September 14th

September 28th

October 12th

October 26th

November 9th

November 30th

Spring 2022

January 25th

February 8th

February 22nd

March 15th

March 29th

April 12th

April 26th


Good luck with the end of the semester!

Executive Branch Application

The Undergraduate Student Government Executive Branch Applications are now live! We are looking for involved students that want to make a change on campus.
The available positions are:
  • Executive Vice-President
  • Vice-President of Finance
  • Vice-President of Student Affairs
  • Chief-of-Staff
  • Executive Assistant
  • Director - Student Engagement
  • Director - Student Wellness
  • Director - Academic Affairs
  • Director - Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

View the roles and responsibilities here!

SR 22-01: USG Resolution to adopt Pass/No Pass Grading Option

Tuesday, October 26th the Undergraduate Student Government unanimously passed Senate Resolution 22-01. This resolution requests that Southern Illinois University re-establish the Pass/No Pass grading system for Fall 2021 and conduct a mental health assessment of the entire campus. View the full resolution.

The Faculty Senate must vote to approve the Pass/No Pass. Their next scheduled meeting is November 9th from 1-3 pm. You may view the meeting on the Faculty Senate YouTube Channel.

If you would like to make a statement of support, contact Faculty Senate President Dr. Yueh-Ting Lee ( or USG President Isaiah Overton (

Guide to SIU Carbondale

2021-2022 Guide to Important Information for the SIU Carbondale Community