the action of helping or doing work for someone; contribution to the welfare of others; a facility supplying a public demand.

What makes for a student government that serves?

  • Focus on the needs of the greater student body, rather than personal interests or preferences.
  • Effort to assist peers in any capacity, particularly groups that are underserved in the community.

Executive Board

  • Organize service projects with local organizations or on campus.
  • Incorporate service components into larger scale events or initiatives, i.e. donating school supplies or canned goods as an entrance fee to an event


  • Work with other student organizations or groups on campus to further their initiatives as well as your own.
  • Pay special attention to groups on campus who may be marginalized and make a particular effort to address their needs.

What has your student government done to embody service?

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