University Student Senate (U.S.S.)

 
 

What is the U.S.S.?

The University Student Senate is made up of the 28 Senators, 7 Directors and the Vice President and President who chairs the meeting. We are proud to represent the student body of UW-Stout at the University, local, state and federal levels. We allocate student segregated fees to enhance our student lives every year. We also ensure that the student voices are implemented in every decision that can impact us as students.

Student Senate

The Uniiversity Student Senate is the Legislative Branch of the Stout Student Association which determine student policy of the SSA allocate the Segregated University Activity Fees, promote and approve all SSA activites and approve the recognition for all student organizations.

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Meeting Times:

The University Student Senate meets every Tuesday at 7 pm. For a list of upcoming events and meeting times we're hosting head over to the events page! The meetings are open to the public and we highly encourage students to attend and voice their opinions, share concerns, or just find out what the Senate is doing.

 
 
 

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Apply Now!   Click this link to apply to be a Senator! We have open positions throughout the year!

Examples of what Student Senate Does:

 
 
 

Sports and Recreation Complex Renovation

In Spring 2019 the Stout Student Association conducted a referendum to gain students input on whether or not to renovate the Sports and Recreation Complex. Using the results we approved the renovation of the complex and the project is totaled to be $25.5 millions dollars.

Merle Price Commons Renovation

Similar to the Sports and Recreation Complex the Senate voted to renovate the Price Commons all funded by student fees for $7.57 million dollars.

Sustainable Initatives

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Approve Student Organizations

Through the work of the Organizational Affairs committee the Student Senate gives final approval for all new student organizations created on campus.

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Approve Annual Budget and Contingency Budget

Through the Financial Affairs committee the Student Senate review and approves all of the annual budget for all student organizations on campus.

 

Stout Bikes

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Civic Engagement

Helping students getting civically engaged is another initiative of SSA. Making your voice heard is very important.