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VCSU Student Senate

"We're Here For YOU!"

Student Government helps give students an opportunity to make a student's voice heard and helps make a difference at VCSU. The various university committees, community involvement and intercollegiate relations help improve the university experience for everyone.

The Student Senate is the governing body for the student association, which includes all Valley City State University students. The Student Senate is duly and freely elected by the student association and is recognized and given authority. The Student Senate Association acts as liaison with the faculty and administration and is the official voice of the students in university affairs.

Student Senate acts a liaison with the administration, faculty and staff. Student Senate is the official voice for the students in university affairs. VCSU Student Senate also represents VCSU every month of the academic year in the North Dakota Student Association (NDSA).

What Will We Be Discussing This Week?

Student Senate meets every Monday at 6:30pm in the Lower Level Conference Room, located on the lower level of the VCSU Student Center.  Each week we get together to discuss topics that impact the student body.  

The next meeting will be held on October 17th at 6:30pm. Anyone is welcome to come and sit in, even if they're not on Student Senate.

If you have any questions regarding these topics or about our meetings, please feel free to contact any of the executive members.

NDSA at WSC, October 21st - 22nd

VCSU Student Senate will be attending North Dakota Student Association (NDSA) at Williston State College (WSC) on the 21st - 22nd of October.  NDSA is a statewide association that regulates and represents all 11 of the state-wide higher education institutions across the state, and advocates for over 48,000 North Dakota students.

Anyone can participate in NDSA without being on Student Senate.  Want to learn more about NDSA or how you can be a part of the event?  Check out the NDSA website, Facebook and Twitter for news and updates, or email the current NDSA representative for more information.

2016 Homecoming Royalty

Congratulations to senators Niklas Ernst and Stephanie McCann for being crowned this year's Homecoming Royalty!

Student Senator of the Semester

The Student Senator of the Semester is an award honoring a member(s) of senate who has demonstrated a sincere contribution to the success of Student Senate.

The Spring 2016 Senator of the Semester is Ashley Metcalf. Congratulations!!

Teacher of the Year

2016 Teacher of the Year - Dr. Luis Da Vinha
2016 Teacher of the Year - Dr. Luis Da Vinha 
The Teacher of the Year award is presented to a professor who demonstrates genuine care and excitement for their students, and are the embodiment of what VCSU stands for.

Congratulations to Dr. Luis da Vinha for being selected as the 2016 Teacher of the Year!

Student Advocate

The Student Advocate Award is given to those who truly put the students first and do their best to ensure that the VCSU students have the best chance to succeed.

Congratulations to the 2016 Student Advocate Awardee's: 
Kari Bodine: Career Services Coordinator
VCSU Snow Removal Crew: Facilities Services
Pat Johnson: Viking Grounds

Thank you to our new Student Advocates!

Help Us Help You!

Student Senate wants to work for the students at VCSU. You can communicate your issues either through email, concern box located on the wall next to the coffee stand, or through our Facebook page.

If there is something YOU want done on campus, don't hesitate to contact us. The VCSU Student Senate is HERE FOR YOU!