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USG Meeting

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

Our Mission

The USG represents the undergraduate student body at SIU 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.

Schedule for Senate Meetings

Senate meetings are hosted Tuesdays, biweekly at 6:00pm in the Student Health Center Auditorium.

Business Casual Attire is required for USG Senators.

Fall 2023

September 5th
September 19th
October 3rd
October 17th
October 31st
November 14th
November 28th

Spring 2024

January 23rd
February 6th
February 20th
March 5th
March 19th
April 2nd
April 16th
April 30th(USG Banquet)

If you have issues finding meeting details (location or agenda) contact the USG Executive Assistant.


Join the USG Senate!

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is looking for motivated leaders that are interested in improving the lives of our fellow students. The senate is comprised of 50 senators, who represent various constituent groups across campus. To join the senate you must successfully submit a senator petition.

Get your petition now!

Judicial Branch Application

The USG is looking for three (3) undergraduate students to serve as justices in the Judicial Branch. The judicial branch has the jurisdiction to interpret the Constitution. They may reconsider the deicing to deny an organization RSO status or funding request. They are to step in the case there is a conflict between branches.

Find more information here!