Join TROY's SGA through election or by appointment
Any student at Troy University may become a member of the Student Government Association. Below is a summary of different paths to become involved.
Any student who has completed at least 30 semester hours with a 2.50 GPA and served on any branch of the Student Government Association or Freshman Forum may run for an executive position. Positions of President, Vice President of Legislative Affairs, Vice President of Campus Activities, Director of Representation, and Director of Administration are available. Candidates will seek election in late February of each year and be installed in mid-April. Information can be received by contacting the Student Government Association. Rules regarding elections and campaigning can be found in the SGA Code of Laws under the “Governing Documents” section on my.troy.edu.
Any student with an entering or current GPA of at least 2.30 may run for a position on the SGA senate. Candidates must select a delegation based upon housing or enrolled college. Candidate may also run for at-large positions, with the additional requirement that they have completed 12 hours at Troy University. Candidates will seek election in early April of each year and be installed in mid-April. Additional Senate vacancy elections will be held in the Fall Semester. Information on running for office can be received by contacting the Student Government Association and by attending several information meetings held throughout the semester. Rules regarding elections and campaigning can be found in the SGA Code of Laws under the “Governing Documents” section on my.troy.edu.
Any student in good standing with Troy University may be appointed to one of several appointed positions by the various executive officers. Candidates for these positions should recognize that being a member of the Student Government Association is a demanding role which requires time and effort. Those who apply should be able to make these commitments. Roles in the judicial and executive branches are available. The following image is our application for presidential cabinet positions.
Any student who is an incoming freshman in their first semester at Troy University may be appointed to the Freshman Forum. This body, similar to SGA, plans events and makes decisions regarding Troy University and its service to the community. Students apply to join the Freshman Forum during the Fall Semester in mid-August. Questions regarding Freshman Forum should be directed to the Freshman Forum’s webpage found here.