The Student Government Association formulates an annual budget from
- student activity fee proceeds,
- directs student elections (SGA Officers) and
- holds regular meetings to promote the interests of students.
Students are involved in College decision making through their Student Government Association (SGA) officers and delegates who may be appointed by the college president to participate on standing and ad hoc committees of the College. Their role as nonvoting members is to share and discuss views held by students pertaining to any particular topic.
All curriculum students of the College are eligible to be represented through the student government. The SGA formulates an annual budget from student activity fee proceeds, directs student elections and holds regular meetings to promote the interests of students.
The jurisdiction of the SGA is to represent the student body as outlined in the SGA Constitution. The SGA president serves as a nonvoting member of the College Board of Trustees.
Student Activity Fee
The SGA organizes many activities to broaden your student experiences, utilizing your student activity fees.
Activities include Fall and Spring Fling, plays, musical concerts, a writing contest, and holiday activities. A Senior College Fair, held in the fall, is designed for students planning to transfer to four-year colleges.
Elected or appointed positions include four executive officers, and five first-year and five second-year delegates. All curriculum students of the College are eligible to be represented through the student government.
One of the best ways to enrich your experience as a student at RCC is to participate in the numerous activities planned throughout the year.
Review your Student Handbook for activities planned for the academic year and watch for signs posted around campus directing you to these events.
- Social functions will be planned by the SGA and its advisors.
- An appropriate number of chaperones shall be in attendance. Chaperones will be solicited by the SGA from members of the faculty and staff.
- The vice president for student services or the vice president’s representative shall be notified at least four weeks in advance of a planned social function in order to have the date cleared with the school administration and school calendar, and names of chaperones shall be given at least five days prior to the function.
- All clubs and recreational activities are to be organized under the sponsorship of the SGA and Student Services offices. All plans are tentative and must receive final approval from the vice president for student services.
Please NOTE: Some activities may require the approval of the Board of Trustees.
How to Form a Club/Guidelines
Randolph Community College supports student participation in clubs and organizations.
Groups wishing to form a club should
- First submit a written request to the vice president for student services. (Requests should support the interests and goals of the institution.)
- Following approval by the vice president, request to meet with the Student Government Association.
- Be approved by the SGA.
Please NOTE: All clubs must be approved by the SGA before they will be allowed to hold meetings.
Guidelines For Clubs at Randolph Community College
Clubs will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age, disability, medical condition, veteran status, and all other categories protected by federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws.
- All clubs must have an advisor who is an RCC employee willing to supervise and participate in club activities.
- Clubs may not enter into contracts for goods and services without the expressed permission of the club advisor and vice president for student services.
- Organizations must maintain their financial account with the College business office. Accounts may not be maintained with external banks (N.C. G.S. 115D-58). Organizations must conduct all fundraising activities in accordance with the College fundraising policy (IV-D - Internal, External and Non-College Related Fundraising Policy).
- Clubs that do not hold formal meetings at least once per semester may be terminated by the vice president for student services.
Such clubs will then be required to request reorganization to begin holding meetings.
- Any club that allows illegal or otherwise improper activities or behaviors will be terminated by the vice president for student services. Such clubs will then be required to request reorganization to begin holding meetings.
- Any club that allows illegal or otherwise improper activities or behaviors will be terminated by the vice president for student services. Consequently, a request for reorganization would be required.
- Club activities, to include but not limited to cookouts and forums, must be sanctioned by the Student Government Association and be approved by the specific club advisor and the vice president for student services.
- All major activities will require that an outline of events, including a budget if appropriate, be submitted to the vice president for student services no later than one month prior to the event.
- Activities that include community participation may require a detailed synopsis and budget, and should be submitted to the vice president for student services no later than one month prior to the event.
Student Government Association Officers — 2020-2021
President: Ezra Fracheur
Vice President: Robert Morales
Public Information: Diego Suarez Garfias
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