SG's mission is to represent the interests of students and increase student decision-making power; to improve campus life through the creation and continuation of viable and effective student services; to preserve and protect the traditions and legends of UT Austin; and to support students and student organizations in their academic and community endeavors. Comprised of an executive, legislative and judicial branch, as well as numerous committees and agencies, there are opportunities for students to become involved through elected, appointed and volunteer positions.
Student Organization Registry • Student-maintained Web site • 2013 Student Government Election Filings (PDF)
The University Panhellenic Council (UPC) governs the fourteen National Panhellenic Conference affiliated sororities at The University of Texas at Austin. UPC promotes sorority life by encouraging leadership, high academic achievement, philanthropic and community service efforts, as well as lasting bonds of sisterhood. The University Panhellenic Council serves as a forum for discussing issues facing collegiate women and the entire Greek community, and promotes equality among its membership.
Senate of College Councils
Every school and college at UT Austin has a college council, which works to improve the academic experience in its college. The College Councils provide programming which positively affects the academic environment, student-faculty interaction and the university community. The Senate of College Councils is the coordinating body that brings together the 20 College Councils to represent UT Austin students in academic affairs and provide student opinion on academic issues to the University's administration.
Graduate Student Assembly
The Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) is the elected governing body of the The University of Texas' approximately 12,000 graduate students. GSA encourages active participation in graduate student governance; addresses a variety of issues including concerns about graduate student funding, housing and research; and works with the UT Austin administration, Board of Regents and the Texas legislature to address issues that impact graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin.