Tompkins Cortland Community College

Student Life

Student Government Association


SGA Mission Statement

The SGA serves as the voice of the student body to create a better campus community for the students, by the students.

The group meets every Friday at noon in the TC3 Student Center Conference Room.

SGA Responsibilities

Approving funding for all student clubs (funded through the Student Activity Fee)

Assisting with the selection of student representatives to a variety of campus committees

Promoting student leadership and encouraging participation from all students in campus co-curricular activities

Taking part in and encouraging club participation in campus civic engagement initiatives

Proposing positive changes and improvements in campus life

Supporting and participating in  club events and programs

Working in partnership with the office of Student Activities on campus programs and events

Recognizing the strength that diversity brings to the concept of community, where each person’s unique voice is heard and can contribute to the overall picture of the TC3 student experience.

Become a member of the SGA

We define an ‘active member’ as one who:

Regularly attends at general SGA meetings and committee meetings

Actively participates on an SGA committee or project

Attends one SGA Orientation session (offered three times per semester)

After one full semester of participation, an active member is defined as ‘Senator-at-Large’

Why join SGA?

To network, meet new people, contribute to the College's organizational culture, practice your public speaking, have your voice heard, and learn life skills, problem solving techniques, and teamwork.

How do I join SGA?

Fill out the SGA Application form and bring it to the TC3 Student Center. You can also reach the SGA by phone at 607.844.8222, Ext. 4384 or by email.