Policy 4.03


Campus Student Association


Part 1. Establishment

Minnesota State Board Policy 2.1 states that students at each college and university shall have the right to establish a student government. At Minneapolis Community and Technical College, the recognized student association is the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Student Senate.

Part 2. Duties

The Minneapolis College Student Senate has the exclusive right to recommend the chartering of clubs and organizations for approval by the College president.

Part 3. Recognition

The Minneapolis College Student Senate shall define in its constitution the selection of student representatives and the ratification process for student government. The College president or designee shall recognize the Student Senate as the official representative of the students, upon receipt of evidence that the student body has approved the constitution of the student government.

Part 4. Appeal of Student Senate Decisions

Minneapolis College has established a process for appeal to the College president or designee of decisions made by the student government relative to chartering, funding, or providing service to student organizations when such decisions may violate the law. Information about the appeal procedures and the Student Senate Decision Appeal form is available in the Student Life Office, Helland Center, Room H.2913.

Owner(s) Title: Vice President of Student Affairs

Date of Adoption: 7/1/1999

Date of Implementation (if different from adoption date): N/A

Date Last Amended: 5/12/2022 (Limited Review)

History and Subject of Revisions: 5/12/2022 (Limited Review)

Regulatory Authority (e.g. Minnesota State policy, federal or state law): Minnesota State Board Policy 2.1