Academic Affairs
Academic Affairs explores topics related to students' academics, such as issues that impact the educational experience of the student body or issues related to enrollment and retention. For more information, contact the committee chair: Samuel Buettner (
Sen. Samuel Buettner, Sen. Victoria Shaper,  Sen. Tim Rafter
Off-Campus Living
Off-Campus Living serves as a liaison for students who live off-campus and explores topics concerning these students, such as parking issues, safety in the surrounding neighborhoods, and working with commuter students. For more information, contact the committee chair: Chris Harding (
Sen. Chris Harding, Sen. Chris Carroll,   Sen. Sunny Guo,   Sen. Rylee Walling
Residential Affairs
Residential Affairs explores issues related to students living on campus, such as sustainability initiatives, dining services and residence life. For more information, contact the committee chair: McKenzie Lauver (
Sen. McKenzie Lauver, Sen. Mary Fanning, Sen. Jacob Jansen, Sen. Amanda Borucki
Student Organizations
Student Organizations Committee is responsible for granting recognition to new student clubs, University Affiliated Organizations and subordinate bodies as well as allocating funding to these organizations through a request process each spring. For more information, contact the committee chair: Johnny Srsich (


Sen. Johnny Srsich, Sen. James Kelin,  Sen. Ellen Rakowski, Sen. Sa'Mone Ray
Student Rights & Identity
Student Rights & Identity explores topics related to the protection and promotion of student rights and diversity at Xavier, particularly aimed to support those who have been marginalized. For more information, contact the committee chair: Devi Jagadesan (


Sen. Devi Jagadesan, Sen. Chidera Okoh, Sen. Alex Lopez Valdivieso


Meet Dustin Lewis, Associate Director of Student Involvement and the advisor to Senate.
Email Dustin for more information about Senate.



Committees meet in the SGA Office located on the second floor of Gallagher Student Center (GSC) room 270.  Any student is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Student Organizations:
Wednesday at 5:00 pm

Student Rights & Identity:
Monday at 12:00 pm

Residential Affairs:
Thursday at 4:00 pm

Academic Affairs:
Monday at 5:00 pm

Off-Campus Living:
Friday at 3:00 pm