Student Government is involved in many different campus-wide initiatives that are designed to benefit all of the University of Miami Student Body. Check back often to see details about new initiatives and those that are already in progress.
COMPLETED: Welcome back event for students a success - BBQ, funnel cakes, circus acts, live music, and animals all a part of a new second semester tradition.
COMPLETED: Umbrellas now available to rent in Stanford Residential College, with goal of expanding to other locations in the future
COMPLETED: SG brought popular MTV group ‘The Buried Life’ for a presentation that packed the BankUnited Center Multipurpose Facility.
COMPLETED: Years long initiative worked on by numerous SG administrations completed - new statue a hub for pictures and source of good luck for passing students.
COMPLETED: The program has been approved by university administration and Student Government is currently accepting applications for classes to be taught in Fall 2012.
COMPLETED: As a pilot launch, the Hecht-Stanford Dining Hall will be open from 11PM-2AM on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. This gives students a way to eat right on campus during later hours of the weekends.
COMPLETED: Developed for iPhone, Blackberry and Android.
COMPLETED: Through Student Government, brings administrators into dialogue with students on a variety of campus issues. Will be taking place throughout the entire year.
COMPLETED: Hurricane Productions and Student Government launched a survey that received over 3,000 student responses for who they would like to see perform at the 2011 Homecoming Concert.
COMPLETED: In order to provide a healthier air quality for areas where smoke tends to gather (near doorways and corridors), designated smoking areas have been placed at numerous locations all around campus.
IN PROGRESS: Along with the university, the University Center is being totally remodeled and will bring a much more spirited feel to the lower lounge as well as the second floor Stanford International Lounge. This feel is being translated across all common areas on campus and will be mirrored by the design and style of the new Student Activities Center.
COMPLETED: Meals can now be taken out in the dining hall in either a reusable or disposable container given at the front desk.
COMPLETED: A Red Mango kiosk has been placed in the food court and will expand once moved to the Student Activities Center next fall.
IN PROGRESS: Design and funding is currently in progress.
IN PROGRESS: Working out logistics of bringing a bike rental service onto campus.
COMPLETED: One course already approved and more available to reviewed in upcoming semesters
IN PROGRESS: In discussion with the Toppel Career Center, doing benchmarking of other schools’ programs, and looking into staffing for additional advising in Pre-Professional Tracks
IN PROGRESS: Working to increase recycling and green initiatives on campus and will be trying to implement these ideas shortly
IN PROGRESS: Still in discussion and development about bringing student legal aid options to campus for students
COMPLETED: Developed for iPhone and Android.