UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GOVERNMENT (USG) and GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATION (GSO)
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) at Stony Brook University is a governing body that represents the interests and concerns of the Undergraduate Student Body at Stony Brook University. USG’s most notable function is to acknowledge, fund and regulate clubs and organizations whose membership is open to all members of the Undergraduate Student Body, and are led by members of said body. USG’s primary source of funding is the mandatory Student Activity Fee, paid by all full-time members of the Undergraduate Student Body at Stony Brook University, providing for an annual budget of approximately $3 million. In addition, USG maintains the Student Activities Board, which organizes concerts and other large-scale events on campus. Additional agencies of USG include: Elections Board; Audio/Visual Board; Events Management; Media, and; Special Services Council.
For more information, please visit: stonybrookusg.org
The GSO is the graduate student government at the Stony Brook University. The GSO is incorporated in the State of New York as a nonprofit organization and is legally and structurally independent of the university administration.
The GSO's purpose is to identify and protect the rights of graduate students, advance their interests, provide a forum for public debate, and promote graduate student participation in university affairs. The Graduate Student Organization is committed to affirmative action/equal employment laws and to prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex, race ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, or veteran status. More detailed information can be found in the GSO Constitution.
For more information, please visit: sbgso.org