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Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch is responsible for writing, researching, and voting on resolutions to influence positive change at UT Arlington.


The legislative branch officer is the Speaker of the Senate.

legislative bodies

The legislative branch consists of two bodies - the Student Senate and the Graduate Student Senate.

The Student Senate is a representative body made up of senators from each college/school. The senators are elected in Campus Elections to represent YOU! The Student Senate represents ALL students.

The Graduate Student Senate exists to ensure graduate students are adequately represented. Membership is open, so any graduate student can join at any time. The GSS also plans events and activities to assist graduate students in engaging in campus life!