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Undergraduate Studies Council

The Undergraduate Studies Council (UGSC) is the official representative student organization for the School of Undergraduate Studies. We provide a platform for UGS students to explore leadership while planning and executing beneficial events and activities for fellow students.

UGSC belongs to the Senate of College Councils, the student governance organization engaged in academic affairs on campus.

Officers

Michael Pontikes Michael Pontikes
President
Stephen Nachazel Stephen Nachazel
Vice President
Jerry Che Jerry Che
Financial Director
Mike Tejada Mike Tejada
Public Relations Director

Membership

Any of the following students are eligible for council membership

Get Involved

The UGS Council meets weekly during the fall and spring semesters. For information on upcoming meeting or events, interested students should contact us or follow us on Facebook.

Activities of the Undergraduate Studies Council include

  • Hosting social and academic events for School of Undergraduate Studies students
  • Presenting proposals and legislation on behalf of students to the dean of Undergraduate Studies
  • Deliberating and voting on Senate of College Councils legislation relevant to UGS
  • Town hall meetings with UGS administration

Leadership

Leadership opportunities are available, even for students in their first semester. Members may serve on committees in UGS and lead council projects in addition to being considered for one of several officer positions. All UGSC members enjoy being members of the Senate of College Councils network.