Chapter 2 -Students
Part 1. Establishment and Recognition
Students at each college and university have the right to establish a student government herein referred to as a campus student association. Students establishing a campus student association shall develop a constitution for the association. Only currently enrolled students are eligible to serve as student representatives or officers. The college or university shall recognize the campus student association as the official representative of the students, upon receipt of evidence that the student body has approved the constitution. Colleges and universities that have multiple campuses shall develop policies and procedures to assure representation and participation in a campus student association by students at their constituent campuses.
Part 2. Duties
In addition to the duties in college, university, and Board of Trustees policies and in the campus student association constitution, the campus student association has the sole authority to recommend the chartering of student clubs and organizations for approval by the college or university president.
Part 3. Appeal
The college or university grievance policy must be used to appeal a campus student association decision relative to chartering, funding, or providing service to student organizations that may violate the law, or a policy or procedure of the college, university, or Minnesota State.
Date of Adoption: 04/18/95
Date of Implementation: 07/01/95
Date of Last Review: 01/27/21
Date & Subject of Amendments:
01/27/21 – Added “establishment and” to the Part 1 title, spelled out Board of Trustees the first time used in the document, and restructured Part 3 to improve readability.
03/16/16 - Applied new formatting and writing styles, replaced obsolete language.