The Student Assembly is charged with examining matters of interest to the undergraduate student community, and making proposals to the appropriate officers or decision-making bodies of the University.
The SA represents the undergraduate student population with an elected body of thirty members, and deals with quality of life issues relating to undergraduate students, making sure that student issues are heard and addressed. The assembly has legislative authority over the policies of the Office of the Dean of Students and the Department of Campus Life, and establishes the undergraduate Student Activity Fee and guidelines for its distribution. Meetings are open to the public. Attend in person or join via Zoom.
Office of the Student Advocate
The OSA helps to navigate the Cornell processes to handle issues on a one on one basis including but not limited to academic, social, and financial concerns.
Office of Student Government Relations Town Halls
Video and transcripts various Town Halls hosted by the Office of Student Government Relations, an external committee of the Student Assembly.
Meet the LeadershipView All Members
Valeria Nicole ValenciaValeria Nicole Valencia President, Student Assembly email@example.com
Amari Jordan LampertAmari Jordan Lampert Executive Vice President, Student Assembly firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Zeyang SongMichelle Zeyang Song Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion and Undesignated Representative At-Large
Kelly Hay Yee ChanKelly Hay Yee Chan Vice President of External Affairs and LGBTQIA+ Students Liaison At-Large email@example.com
David Aiden Nachman
Pedro Henrique Lopes Da SilveiraPedro Henrique Lopes Da Silveira Vice President of Internal Operations and College of Engineering Representative
Isaac Daniel ChasenIsaac Daniel Chasen Director of Elections, Student Assembly firstname.lastname@example.org
Amisha ChowdhuryAmisha Chowdhury Student Advocate email@example.com
Ethan RubinEthan Rubin Director, Office of Student Government Relations, Student Assembly firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenniviv Y BansahJenniviv Y Bansah Executive Archivist, Student Assembly email@example.com
Jenniviv is a hotelie with a minor in information science. Along with her position on SA, she is a student assistant to the Dean of the Hotel School. Outside of academic, Jenniviv enjoys playing tennis, car rides, music, and any adrenaline activity.
Carson David TaylorCarson David Taylor Parliamentarian, Student Assembly firstname.lastname@example.org
Carson is a junior in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations from Huntington Beach, California. At Cornell, he competes with the Speech and Debate Society, trains with EARS, and works with the Advocacy Project. In his free time, he enjoys bodysurfing, listening to stand-up comedy, and playing tennis.
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Office of Ethics
The Student Assembly Office of Ethics shall pursue any necessary ethics concerns of Student Assembly members and any directly elected undergraduate representative to the University Assembly. This committee shall evaluate all requests submitted by community members that are against any Student Assembly members, Student Assembly committees, or directly elected undergraduate representatives to the University Assembly.
The Office of Ethics can be reached via email at email@example.com.
Please submit any ethical complaints via the Office of Ethics Qualtrics form.More Information Apply Now
Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund Commission
The Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund allocates roughly $75,000 every year to student-led infrastructure projects on Cornell's campus.More Information Apply Now
Student Assembly Diversity Committee
Collects ideas, issues and concerns in the area of diversity and inclusion; works on implementable related policies. Implements United Student Body and subsequently reviews it during the process of implementation.More Information Apply Now