What is the Undergraduate Student Government (USG)?

 

The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Stony Brook University is a governing body that represents the interests and concerns of the Undergraduate Student Body at Stony Brook University. USG’s most notable function is to acknowledge, fund and regulate clubs and organizations whose membership is open to all members of the Undergraduate Student Body, and are led by members of said body. USG’s primary source of funding is the mandatory Student Activity Fee, paid by all full-time members of the Undergraduate Student Body at Stony Brook University, providing for an annual budget of approximately $3 million. In addition, USG maintains the Student Activities Board, which organizes concerts and other large-scale events on campus. Additional agencies of USG include: Elections Board; Audio/Visual Board; Events Management; Media, and; Special Services Council.

The Undergraduate Student Government is composed of the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, and the Judicial Branch. Click on the preceding links to find out more about each branch’s members and their respective functionalities. For more information about the Undergraduate Student Government at Stony Brook University check out our Wikipedia page.