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General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations

Campus Activities

Student Governing Groups
Associated Students of Michigan State University

As the All-University undergraduate student governing body, the Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU) provides representation through the General Assembly. The work of ASMSU is conducted through its boards and committees. Offices are maintained in the Student Services Building. The Web site is

The General Assembly (GA) is composed of proportional representation elected from each college and one representative selected by each of the following groups:  MSU Student Housing Cooperative, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, National Panhellenic Council, Independent Greek Council, Jewish Student Union, Residence Halls Association, University Apartments Council of Residents, Arab Cultural Society, Black Student Alliance, Cultural de las Razas, Muslim Student Organization, North American Indigenous Student Organization, Asian Pacific American Student Organization, International Student Association, Alliance of Queer and Ally Student (AQAS), Women’s Council, and Student Veterans of America. The GA represents students on relevant issues; provides a forum for discussion of these issues; provides free legal services, bluebooks, free printing and copying, and interest free loans; approves appointments of undergraduates to various University committees, provides the free Readership Program and special student services, and acts as the official representative for the welfare and rights of undergraduate students. ASMSU also provides a free iClicker, calculator rental program, and a safe ride program.

ASMSU Student Allocations Board provides funding for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) as well as groups part of the Council of Racial and Ethnic Students (CORES) and Council of Progressive Students (COPS). RSOs are eligible to receive up to $4500 in funding through a reimbursement process once each academic year. Groups can apply for funding for a wide variety of projects including speakers, conferences, and educational programming events.