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About the Senate

Senate is a body comprising 11 elected student members who conduct outreach to the student body, work on initiatives to create tangible benefits for UMBC students, and organize and empower other students to strengthen the UMBC community. They also carry the responsibility of serving on UMBC’s many Shared Governance Committees to represent the student body at regular meetings with staff and administrators as they make decisions that shape academic and social life at UMBC.

Senate Meetings

Our meetings are open to all UMBC students and take place every Monday (during the fall and spring semesters) at 5:30pm in Commons 318. Feel free to attend our meetings or email us about our initiatives. If you have ideas of your own to change our campus, stop by and we can work with you to get started!


(The roles of Summer Speaker and Summer Assistant Speaker are ceremonial. The Senate will be electing its Speaker and Assistant Speaker at the first regular meeting of the Fall 2017 semester.)

The Senate will be looking for three first year ambassadors for the 2017-18 Academic Year.  Keep up to date with the Get Involved, First Year Ambassador, and News pages for updates!