Bates College Student Government is the link between the student body and the administration. Student Government’s primary task is to establish, oversee, and fund all student clubs.
The Bates College Student Government (BCSG) contains the Senate and the Executive Council. The Senate consists of elected Class Senators and Campus Senators. The Executive Council is composed of 5 elected officers representing the entire student body. At public weekly meetings, the Senate acts as the collective voice of the student population, providing a forum for students to voice concerns and support, and engaging in advocacy and articulating student interests to the administration and faculty.