Mission Statement

As the elected representatives of the Seattle University undergraduate student body, the Student Government of Seattle University (SGSU), formed in harmony with the University's mission, is the official voice and advocate for students. SGSU communicates with students regarding their collective and constituent interests, promotes opportunities for student leadership and involvement, assists in the development of a cohesive undergraduate community, and provides the undergraduate community with political and financial support.

How to Seek Office

We're glad you're considering launching a campaign to join SGSU. Seeking a position within student government is straightforward and easy! Follow the steps below to get your name on the ballot: 

  1. Pickup the Candidate Declaration packet from Student Center 360.
  2. Read the Elections Code to ensure that you are eligible.
  3. Return the completed packet and signatures of support from the student body.
  4. Attend 1 of 2 Mandatory Orientation Sessions.
  5. Campaign and attend at least 1 election event.

The SGSU office is located in Student Center 360. We're open Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm. 

During these times we can be reached by phone at (206) 296-6050.

Please contact Marrakech Maxwell, the External Chief of Staff, at SGSUExtCOS@seattleu.edu.

Please follow this link to give SGSU feedback.