Clubs and Organizations: Student Governance

SGA, RHA, BAC. If you don’t know these acronyms, then you don’t know the student leaders of your University.


Student Government Association (PLV): serves as a liaison between the administration, faculty, staff, and the students of the Westchester Campus. Student Government Association (SA) offers governance and support to all student organizations through a legislative branch and executive branch. (OrgSyncTwitter)

Student Government Association (NYC): the governing organization of the NYC Campus. Committed to bringing change and student concerts to light, the SGA acts as a liaison between the administration and the student body. SGA is also responsible for overseeing the Budget Allocation Council (BAC) which distributes funding to the clubs and organizations on campus. For more information, e-mail (OrgSyncFacebook | Twitter)

RHA – Residence Hall Association (NYC and PLV):  is both a school and national organization created to make sure that residence halls are the best they can possibly be. RHA is a form of student government and leadership for the residence halls and works to improve the quality of your residence hall and programming, gives the students a voice, and helps students meet and interact with other students. If you are interested in joining RHA, visit the website or e-mail (OrgSync NYC | OrgSync PLV)

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) (PLV): committee made up of student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. Students build a sense of community within athletics and campus-wide and foster a positive student-athlete image. SAAC hosts various fundraisers including BINGO Night, which raised $3,100 for Make-A-Wish Foundation and a Japan Relief Drive, which collected 50 bags to send overseas.

Budget Allocation Committee (BAC) (NYC and PLV): reviews submitted requests for funding from student organizations and checks for policy and financial compliance issues. (OrgSync NYCOrgSync PLV)

Greek and National Panhellenic Council: You can read more about those here.