Undergraduate Student Council

The Undergraduate Student Council is elected by students of NYU School of Engineering to serve as their primary representatives, advocates, and liaisons to the entire student community. The Student Council is charged with:

  • Serving as the officially designated representative of the undergraduate student body and to advocate to the administration and corporation (Board of Trustees) on behalf of the student body and, when requested, provide student representatives to committees
  • Coordinating major campus events in coordination with the Division of Student Affairs and enhance the educational mission of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering by providing social, cultural, educational, and developmental programs, events and services
  • Gathering and expressing student opinions on how to improve student life and campus activities
  • Ensuring that students are fully apprised of all information dealing with the impact to their undergraduate experience 
  • Responsibly and equitably distributing student activity fees and student organization funding
  • Working with other student groups to program college-wide events designed to foster cohesiveness within the entire undergraduate population
  • Assuring that all events, programs and services offered by student clubs, organizations, societies, and other groups are open to all members of the School of Engineering community regardless of race, sex, religion, national origin, physical disability, sexual orientation, or age except as permitted by law
  • Protecting the rights and responsibilities of the undergraduate student body and to work with other members of the School of Engineering community to maintain and improve the quality of education and social experience received at the School of Engineering


The 14 positions on Student Council are filled via an anonymous online voting process open to all credit earning undergraduate students at the end of the Spring Semester for the upcoming Academic year. If all of the positions are not filled in the spring election process, students may apply and run for those remaining open positions during the first month of the Fall Semester.    

Nominee Applications will open Monday, March 2, 2015 for the 2015-2016 year. If you are interested in running for a position on Student Council, please read the instructions and submit your application by 11:59pm Sunday, 4/8/15.

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