About ASUU

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ASUU stands for Associated Students of the University of Utah. As a registered student, you are already a member of ASUU. Getting involved with ASUU will make college life easier and more enjoyable for you. We provide assistance with on-campus Childcare, Tutoring and Legal services for students. Throughout the year ASUU hosts free concerts, food, movies, dances and parties for students. Be sure to enjoy engaging speakers and service projects as well as family events. ASUU also coordinates with over 500 student groups and clubs offering more ways for you to find and connect with students that share your interests.

What Opportunities Are Available To You?

  • ASUU represents every college and every department with a student-run Advisory Council.
  • Each academic year, 48 Assembly positions are available.
  • 16 Sentate positions are available each school year.
  • ASUU’s activity board, the Presenters Office, enlists about 30 staff and board members to put on over 50 activities each year.
  • The ASUU Executive Cabinet works with over 100 students on everything from Sustainability to Diversity related issues.
  • ASUU can introduce you to over 500 student clubs and organizations. If you don’t see a club or group that fits your interest, we can show you how to start your own.

 

Government Overview

 

The ASUU Executive Branch consists of the elected officials of ASUU in addition to their appointed executive cabinet. The elected officials consist of the President, Vice President, and Senior Class President. Their appointed Executive Cabinet consists of 17 members which are responsible for a range of boards and committees. The executive branch is responsible for working with the student body to accurately represent and provide support for all students of the University. Find out more about each board within the Executive Branch.

Legislative Branch

The ASUU Legislative Branch consists of the Senate and Assembly. The Student Senate is composed of 16 Senators, one elected from each college. Their primary responsibility is creating, coordinating, and evaluating legislation for student advisory councils (SACs). The Assembly is composed of 48 representatives elected from each college at the University, in proportion to the number of students enrolled in that college. The primary role of the Assembly is to appropriate funds to the various student groups and organizations on campus. Find out more about SENATE and ASSEMBLY.

Judicial Branch

The Supreme Court will have the power of constitutional review on any action taken by any and all members, groups and bodies of ASUU. The initiation of such action must be by a member of the ASUU. The Supreme Court holds the power to Subpoena, the power to Order, the power to Enjoin, the power to Compel by sanction or penalty, the power to render Findings, and; Subject to approval of the Assembly and the Student Senate, to propose Judicial Branch Bylaws and procedures.

If you are interested in any of the above opportunities, fill out the INVOLVEMENT FORM and send an email to the specific area you are interested in by going to our BOARDS, ASSEMBLY, SENATE, or STUDENT GROUP pages.