The Student Senate is comprised of student representatives from active clubs. There are four elected officers:
These officers are elected and voted in by the entire student body soon after the beginning of each fall trimester. The term of office is one year. When a vacancy occurs, the student senate body nominates and votes for a replacement.
The criteria for eligibility to run for office is as follows:
The Student Senate provides development of leadership skills; liaison between students, faculty and staff; liaison between students, SIPI President, and Board of Regents; and a forum for discussion and input for the SIPI students.
All students are encouraged to seek out a club they may want to join. This is an important part of training for future leadership skills.