The Liberty University Student Representative Branch exists to allow students the opportunity to make a real difference on our campus. The Student Senate serves as one of the two houses in the representative branch and is comprised of two representatives from each school appointed by their respective Dean. The Senate meets every other week and is a place for students to share ideas, collaborate and grow together as they serve the student body. Senate Commitees will be formed once the Senate convenes and a Senate Pro Tempore is elected.

Luke Welgoss

President of the Senate

Being a Senator


Student Representatives connect with students and collaborate with fellow representatives to propose positive change on campus.


  • Meet with students and hear their concerns and ideas. 
  • Collaborate with other Senators in a Committee to turn ideas into legislation.
  • Attend a bi-weekly Senate meeting where legislation is discussed and voted upon.  
  • Meet with University Administration to consider and implement legislation. 
  • Participate and volunteer in SGA events and activities.


The length of one term for a Senator is one academic year


Student Representatives may receive CSER credit. Regular attendance is taken at meetings, and representatives are expected to faithfully attend SGA meetings, events and related activities. 

Becoming a Senator 

To become a Senator, a student must be appointed by the Dean of their respective school. Once appointed, the student will be contacted by the President of the Senate with information regarding next steps.