University Standing Committees

University Standing Committees (USC) are vital for the success of Middle Tennessee State University. The sole purpose of USC are to “create a framework for shared governance by advising administrators, executing appeals processes, and fulfilling mandates to the University. Committees are composed of faculty, administrators, staff, and students who invest in the well-being of the University through this service. These committees provide expertise and advice to the University.”

Middle Tennessee State University's Student Government Association President has the privilege of appointing student representatives for these committees who motivated to make a positive change on campus. 

The Committees That Are Open to the Student Body and Available Seats

  • Academic Appeals (7 seats)
    • 1 student from each college
  • Academic Misconduct (6 seats)
  • Admissions and Standards (2 Upper Class Representatives)
  • Administrative Computing Committee (1 seat)
  • Athletic Committee (2 seats)
  • Campus Non-Violence (2 seats)
    • 1 SGA Representative
    • 1 Student
  • Committee on Disability (4 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 3 Undergraduates 
  • Environmental Health and Safety Committee (1 seat)
  • Faculty Financial Aid Appeals (2 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 1 Undergraduate
  • General Education (2 seats)
  • Grade Appeals Committee (8 seats)
    • 2 Students for College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Behavioral and Health Sciences, Media and Entertainment, and Liberal Arts.
  • Instructional Enhancement Grant (2 seat)
  • Instructional Technology (1 seat)
  • Institutional Review Board (2 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 1 Undergraduate
  • Library Committee (2 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 1 Undergraduate
  • Planning (2 seats)
  • Public Service (2 seats)
  • Student Appeals (4 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 3 Undergraduate
  • Traffic Committee (2 seats)
  • Undergraduate Curriculum (2 Upper Class Representatives)
  • University Awards (3 seats)
  • University Discipline and Rules Committee (6 seats)
    • 1 Graduate
    • 3 Upper Division Undergraduate Students
    • 2 Undergraduate Students
  • University Relations (2 seats)
  • Veterans and Military Affairs (1 seat)

Requirements To Be a Member of a Committee

  1. Undergraduate Requirement: be a full-time student (enrolled for twelve [12] or more hours) and will have a grade point average of 2.25 or above at the time of the appointment.
  2. Graduate Requirement: be a full-time or part-time student (SGA Resolution of March 23, 1994) and will have a grade point average of 3.25 or above at the time of appointment

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If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please reach out to Jada Powell, the 92nd Student Government Association President, at sga.president@mtsu.edu.

For more information, see the General Guidelines for University Standing Committees and the current list of MTSU Standing committees or contact the SGA President at 615-904-8265.