What is the SGOC?
The Student Government and Organizations Complex (SGOC) occupies 7,300 square feet in the Student Union. It provides offices, meeting rooms, informal gathering spaces, storage facilities, a resource center, and a variety of services to the Student Government and Registered Student Organizations at UNC Charlotte.
What is the SGOC Governance Committee?
The Governance Committee was formed in Spring 2010 to act as the governing body for the SGOC. Acting as a sub-committee of the Student Union Advisory Board, it is responsible for providing direct input into the operation of the SGOC and on those matters that might impact the occupants and users of that space.
Who Serves on the Committee?
Consisting of thirteen total members, the Committee is a mix of students and non-students.
One participant is a student member chosen At-Large from Student Organizations through an appointment process.
- Eight student members are representatives of the following organizations, each occupying space in the Complex:
- Black Student Union
- Campus Activities Board
- Fraternity and Sorority Life
- Graduate and Professional Student Government
- Niners on the Weekend
- Resident Students Association
- Student Activities Fee Commission
- Student Government Association
- One student from the Student Union Advisory Board (At-Large Member)
- One non-student Administrative representative, the Assistant Director Student Conduct and Safety Outreach, appointed by the Dean of Students Office
- One non-student Administrative representative, Assistant Director, Organizations appointed by the Assistant Vice Chancellor/Director of Student Activities
- Student Union Executive Director (non-voting)
In keeping with UNC Charlotte’s policy of non-discrimination, the Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status and physical or mental ability or disability. All student members must be in good standing with the University, and have and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. Students are asked to serve a nine-month term of office.
When are the meetings?
The Committee convenes on a regular basis with meetings held once per month during the fall and spring semesters. Generally, the schedule is determined at the first meeting of each semester. Special meetings are scheduled on an as-needed basis.
How do I get involved?
Participation is limited to individuals representing each occupied office in the Complex.