NCCC Student Senate

The NCCC Student Senate is the governing body representing all students registered for credit courses. The group works to keep student body morale high at the same time fostering a close spirit of cooperation amongst Northwestern Connecticut Community College students, faculty and staff.

Spring 2020 Student Senate Meeting Calendar: 

January 30, 2020 

February 6, 2020 

February 13, 2020 (Budget Meeting)

February 20, 2020 

February 27, 2020 

March 5, 2020 

March 12, 2020 

March 19, 2020- No Meeting -Spring Break 

April 2, 2020 

April 9, 2020 

April 16, 2020 

April 23, 2020 

April 30, 2020 

May 7, 2020- No Meeting- Reading Day 

All meetings are held in Greenwoods 110 on Thursdays at 12 Noon.

What the NCCC Student Senate Does

  • Serves as the official representative body for NCCC students.
  • Represents student interests under the Student Senate Constitution.
  • Student Senate By-Laws: Student Senate Bylaws
  • Has the authority to make recommendations to the faculty and administration on matters regarding NCCC student welfare.
  • Sponsorship of co-curricular programs from the revenue of the student activity fee.
  • Charters student clubs and organizations, allocating funds to them for their activities.
  • Holds weekly meetings open to all registered NCCC students. Meetings take place in GW 110.

All announcements concerning the Student Senate can be found in the Campus Voice. Please check it for updates and all the latest news. We encourage you to get involved in this important link between the students and the Northwestern Connecticut Community College community!

Student Senate Elections- Spring 2020

*Anyone who wishes to join before the spring election for Fall 2020 may be considered for appointment- Contact Student Activities to find out how.

Student Senate Elections: Vote April 6th – 9th, 2020 from 8am to 5pm at the Info Center in Founders Hall!

Being a part of the Northwestern Connecticut Community College Student Senate is a great way to get involved with the NCCC community and truly make a difference. As a member of the Student Senate you are involved in key decisions that have a direct impact on NCCC’s student body.

Requirements for NCCC Student Senate Membership

  • Any registered NCCC student with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is eligible to run for a Student Senate seat. (For first semester NCCC students, the GPA requirement is waived.)
  • Officer positions (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Corresponding Secretary) require at least 12 credit hours and two semesters at NCCC. In addition, you must have served at least one semester in the Student Senate previously.
  • All candidates must submit a petition to the existing NCCC Student Senate by April 1st, 2020.

Your Student Senate Leaders!

Michele Zipke
Student Senate President

Jessica Neag
Vice President

Edward White
Student Senate Treasurer