Students do not need to be on the Senate to join a committee or commission, except for Internal Affairs.

  • Student Services Committee

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    The purpose of the Student Services committee is to facilitate and improve student participation and knowledge of external issues that affect the Student Body. It shall manage and implement strategic initiatives of the Student Government that serve to improve the welfare and condition of the University and the Student Body, as well as actively express the sentiments of the Student body of Eastern Michigan University to the appropriate entities.

    The Student Services Committee will be working with the Political Science Department, the EMU caucus, the Office of Diversity and Community Involvement, the Office of Governmental Relations, and student organizations interested in hosting events.

    Any students, student organizations, or departments interested in creating programming or working with the committee please contact Aadarsha Dev, Director of Diversity & Community Outreach, or Terrill Oatman, Director of Student Services, for more information.

  • Business and Finance Committee

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    The Business and Finance Committee (B&F) acts as a liaison between Student Government and Student Organizations regarding financial matters. Any registered Student Organization or Club Sport can request funding from the Business and Finance Committee to subsidize the cost of a program or the purchase of necessary equipment for a club sport.  One of the stated committee goals is to educate student organizations on the funding process.
    Requesting Funding:

    1. Have a representative of your Student Organization complete the Allocation Request Form at least two weeks before the event.
    2. After the forms are submitted, a Student Organization Representative must attend a Business and Finance meeting to present your request and answer questions regarding the request.



    The request form must be submitted by the Thursday before the Business and Finance meeting.​

    All allocation requests are subject to the approval of the committee and no money is guaranteed.
    Any student organization that has an inquiry regarding Student Government's funding process may contact Hamzah Dajani, Director of Business and Finance. 

  • Internal Affairs

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    The Internal Affairs committee was established to keep and maintain Senate records and activities. The committee is tasked with the enforcement, maintenance, and updating of the Bylaws and Constitution of Student Government and is led by the senate-elected Speaker of the Senate. Additionally, two appointed senators and members of the Student Government Executive Board sit on the committee.

    For more information, please contact Estelle Hackos, Speaker of the Senate, or Nakari Cooperwood, Director of Internal Relations.