Thank you for your interest in your student government, the Undergraduate Association (UA)! This is the general application for joining the UA. We are comprised of a President, Vice President, Principal Officers, and Committees. The Committees are essential to the success of reaching the goals set out during the start of each new administration. We are always looking for innovative and driven undergraduates to improve the MIT undergraduate experience.
After submitting this application, your submission will be forwarded to the appropriate Committees and you will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview with the Committees you're interested in.
Here are the Committees that make up the UA:
Alumni Affairs: A committee that manages the relationship between the UA and alumni.
Campus Planning: A committee that works on creating a plan for the future of MIT, with a focus on campus developments.
Community: A committee that works on creating an equitable and welcoming campus for all undergraduates.
Education: A committee that works on undergraduate education and research policy, increasing student-faculty interactions, grading, advising, curriculum, and online education.
Events: A committee that puts on the annual FallFest and SpringFest.
Financial Board: A committee that allocates and distributes money amongst student groups.
History: A committee that documents the history of undergraduate issues and student government, to help current and future bodies maintain institutional memory.
Innovation: A committee that supports our internal atmosphere of innovation, as well as creates and implements solutions to bolster the innovation infrastructure at MIT and beyond.
Involvement: A committee that works throughout the year to continually improve how classmates can connect with the UA and vice versa.
Marketing: A committee that advertises what the UA does.
Public Affairs: A committee that establishes and maintains a relationship between the UA and local, state and federal government, as well as businesses, and advocates for undergraduate interests.
Resource Development: A committee that works to find new sources of funding for the Undergraduate Association and undergraduates.
Special Projects: A committee that works on various projects that come up throughout the school year, such as Boston shuttles.
Student-Admin Collaboration: A committee that works with both student leaders and administrations for clearer and more transparent communications.
Student Support and Wellness: A committee that advocates for and explores ways to improve student support and wellness mechanisms on campus (includes mental health, sexual assault and wellness).
Sustainability: A committee that works on making MIT the most sustainable campus in the world through spreading awareness on campus.
Technology: A committee that develops the technology necessary for the Undergraduate Association to function.