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At the heart of student advocacy and governance at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Student Senate stands as a testament to the power of student leadership. Sponsored by the Dean of Students Office, we represent the student body across various levels — from the university to the federal stage.

What is the Student Senate?

The Student Senate is a pivotal platform where the collective interests and concerns of students are voiced and addressed. We work diligently to ensure that the university experience is enriching, inclusive, and responsive to student needs. Our efforts span a broad spectrum of areas including:

  • Campus Life: Enhancing the quality of campus infrastructure and student services.
  • Academic Excellence: Advocating for the development and improvement of academic programs.
  • Health and Well-being: Initiating support for mental and physical health.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Promoting a culture that celebrates diversity.
  • Sustainability: Championing environmental sustainability on campus.

Our Role

The Student Senate operates under the guidance of the Dean of Students Office, engaging in policy-making, legislative advocacy, and allocation of funds towards student services. Our work ensures that student perspectives are considered in decisions that affect the university community.

Impact and Legacy

Through thoughtful advocacy and governance, the Student Senate makes a lasting impact on the university landscape, ensuring that UW-Eau Claire remains a vibrant, welcoming community for all students. Our legacy is built on the foundation of student engagement, leadership, and the continuous pursuit of excellence in all aspects of student life.

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