Student Government

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Why Join?

The Parkland College Student Government Association (SGA) provides unique opportunities for students to build relationships, enhance leadership skills, become civically engaged, and maximize their college experiences. 

Staff members in the Office of Student Life, who are deeply committed to the development of the students, advise student Government.

Who is Eligible to run for Student Government?

• Students enrolled in at least six credit hours this semester.

• Have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA at the time of their nomination and maintain this standing.

Student Government Duties:

All Student Government members upon winning their seat in Student Government Elections will be expected, regardless of position, to:

• Attend all weekly SGA meetings on Thursdays at 2:00 in U-114.

• Attend any special SGA meetings as called by the SGA President.

• Hold a weekly office hour.

• Volunteer for various SGA sponsored events and community service initiatives.

• Serve on campus committees as appointed by the SGA President.

• Attend Spring Leadership trainings.

• Should be professional, responsible, reliable, articulate, and able to reach out to students to bring a student perspective where is needed.

Student Government Elections for the Spring 2019 Term 

Monday, February 11th, Tuesday, February 12th and Wednesday, February 13th from 10-2pm Student Union and 5-7pm College Center.

Student Government informational Meeting

Learn more about PC SGA and ask your questions directly to those who serve.  Tuesday, January 22nd noon U-114, and Wednesday, January 23rd noon U-114.

Election Checklist

The Election checklist includes all of the job requirements for your review, the petition to run, deadline dates.

Student Government Election Checklist: petition packet


For more information.

Hard copies of the Election checklist packet;  job descriptions, petitions, and election information are available in the Office of Student Government, Room U117 or from the Coordinator of Student Life, Room U120. Questions? Call the Office of Student Life at 217/351-2492 or the Office of Student Government at 217/351-2227.

Any questions can be directed to Evie Newman, SGA Advisor at or the Office of Student Life at U-111.