"We, the students of Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, Maryland, in order to enhance the ideals of Mount St. Mary’s University and to provide a structure in which to work, have set forth the following Constitution. The purpose of this constitution is to foster the recognition of the students as the body of this Catholic academic institution. We, the Student Government Association, exist to represent the traditional undergraduate student body and to act as a link between the administration and the students. We are committed to the formation of open and honest dialogue and to providing and promoting a sense of community, faith, and discovery through active leadership within the University community. We aim to empower students and provide them with a vehicle for the expression of ideas through the shared governance of Mount St. Mary’s University." – Student Government Association Constitution
What is SGA?
The Student Government Association (SGA) of Mount St. Mary's University is comprised of elected representatives who work on the behalf of the undergraduate student population. The SGA works with faculty, staff and university administration to meet its three goals: to actively encourage student interests, provide student organizational support and enhance the experience of handling leadership. SGA works on issues ranging from campus improvements to university policies, as well as recognizing and funding student clubs.