What is CSUN?
Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (CSUN) is UNLV’s undergraduate student government. The purpose of CSUN is to represent the voice of students, build a campus community, and enhance the college experience for all UNLV Rebels.
CSUN has three branches: Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. Each branch has its own set of responsibilities.
The Executive Board oversees all CSUN activity. The CSUN Executive Board consists of the Student Body President, Vice-President, and Senate President, as well as two appointed non-voting members: Vice President Pro Tempore and Senate President Pro Tempore. Executive Board elections take place every spring semester. The Executive Branch also contains all Directors and Assistant Directors, assigned to various departments within CSUN.
The Legislative Branch of student government is the CSUN Senate. The senate votes on various bills and funding proposals throughout the year. Twenty-five senators from all nine colleges make up the senate, with each college receiving proportional representation based on enrollment. Senate elections take place each fall semester. The Senate President oversees the senate and chairs senate meetings which take place every Monday classes are in session at 6:00 PM in Student Union room 208 B/C.
The Judicial Council consists of 9 justices, elected to two-year terms, which include the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice. The Judicial Council hears cases relating to CSUN activity, interprets the constitution and bylaws, and swears in CSUN officials. Judicial officials are nominated by the Executive Board and approved by the Senate.