Student Government, Inc

Student Government, Inc. (SGI) is the official representative of the undergraduate student body on the Queens campus of St. John's University and the parent organization of all undergraduate student organizations on campus.

SGI membership consists of an Executive Board, elected Representatives, and appointed Committee Chairs. The Executive Board, which is elected by the entire student body, is made up of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Senior Senator, Junior Senator, and Sophomore Senator. There are forty two (42) elected representatives - two full time undergraduate students from each class within each college. These representatives are responsible for communicating the concerns and needs of students from the class that they represent. Lastly the committees of SGI provide the students of St. John’s University with programs and services. There are ten (10) standing committees of SGI, all with a chair and two co-chairs.

Not only does Student Government, Inc. represent YOU, it is also responsible for the coordination and regulation of the undergraduate student activities and organizations on campus; while allocating funds from the Student Activity Fee to various student organizations, SGI committees & College representative programming, student development projects as well as community building, service-focused and social activities.

Student Government Inc.’s meetings are open to all interested parties where many topics vital to the future of student activities and organizations at St. John’s are discussed in an open forum and voted on by the floor of Student Government.  Please note that all meetings and events are subject to change. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Student Government, Inc., located on the second floor of the D'Angelo Center, Room 215 call (718) 990-1587.

Get Involved with SGI

Getting involved in SGI can be anything from helping out at a School Spirit Committee barbecue, to voicing concerns at a SGI meeting, or running for a position to represent your peers.  By getting involved in SGI you can accomplish your goals as well as the goals of your fellow students.

There are quite a few ways to get involved with SGI:

  • E-mail us at sjusgi@gmail.com and let us know that you are interested in joining SGI.  You can also stop by the SGI Office located in the DAC, Room 215.
  • Check out our Committees page to find a specific committee that you would like to join!
  • Represent your college as a class representative.  Check out the College Representatives page for a complete list of current vacancies. 
  • Start your SGI career early! Freshmen Representative elections are held in October.