Student Government Association



The following tools and documents help guide the direction and action of the Student Senate.

SGA Constitution. Current version of the HPU SGA Constitution.

*UPDATED March 24, 2015.

SGA Bylaws. Current version of the HPU SGA Bylaws.

*UPDATED February 4, 2016.

Parliamentary Procedure. Some parliamentary basics. What a member of the Senate has the power to do, and how to say it, as well as the rules for different types of motions.

Parliamentary Procedure-“How To”

Parliamentary Procedure Powerpoint

SGA Senate Manual. Download the SGA 2014-2015  Senate Manual to become familiar with numerous operations and resources of the HPU SGA.

Budget Proposal. All budget request proposals for consideration by the budget/appropriations committee must follow this format. All budgets must also be signed by the appropriate persons as stated above in order to be accepted.

Spring 2016 Semester Budget Defenses

Download the form (*please use Microsoft Excel ONLY!*)

Submit budget proposals in the budget proposal form by Monday, April 18th by 7:00 PM.

*No late budgets will be accepted for any reasons.*

Budget Defenses will be held on Sunday, April 24th from 6:00 PM in Phillips 221.

Election Guidelines – Revised Spring 2015. Outlines the operational guidelines, rules and regulations on SGA Executive Council and Class Officer petitioning, campaigning, and voting processes. All interested parties should read and agree to this information prior to obtaining a petition for office.

Campaign Violation Report Form – To report negative campaign materials that violate the Election Guidelines as put forward in the Bylaws.

Charter Review Protocol. Organizations are brought forth for charter review if they do not meet the minimum required number of meetings, five (5), in a single semester, or for violating the membership bylaws as outlined by the Student Government Association.

Constitution Acceptance Process. When a club begins to get organized, they will put together a constitution, elect officers and advisor, and begin attending SGA meetings. Their constitution will also need to be accepted by the Student Life Committee (SLC) prior to becoming an officially chartered club of HPU. Attached is the full process.

Charter Guidelines. All new student organizations must be reviewed and chartered by the Student Life Committee. Chartered student organizations wishing to make changes to the constitution must present those changes to the Student Life Committee to be reviewed and approved. This document is intended to assist organization leaders in writing, or rewriting, the constitution.

SGA Advisor Manual. All organizations are required to have a faculty or staff member agree to serve as an advisor. The SGA Advisor Manual is provided as a resource to assist in this role.

SGA Advisor Manual 2014-2015

HPU Approved Vendors List. This is a list of approved vendors that are allowed to print the HPU logo and HPU apparel and other items.

High Point Licensees

Party Smarty Resource:

HPU Party Smarty Resource packet

Trip Release Forms:

HPU DAY Trip Release Form

HPU OVERNIGHT Trip Release Form

Campus Concierge – Guidelines to submit slides from organizations to include in the Daily Update. Effective January 1, 2015.

Deposit Form for Events, Activities, Fundraisers & Sales 3.30.16 – Deposit form to be turned in with all deposits of monies earned through events, activities, fundraisers, and sales.



Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)