Founded in 1982 in “The Student Government Association” is the highest-ranking student organization at Prairie View A & M University and is officially chartered to speak on the behalf of the student body to the University Administration, as well as all internal and external organizations” (SGA Constitution, Preamble).
“Membership in the Student Government Association shall consist of all students officially enrolled at Prairie View A & M University. Students enrolled at Prairie View A & M University after the 12th class day each semester determines each semester voting membership. All qualifying students shall be called the General Student Body” (SGA Constitution, Article 2.1).
“The governing structure of the Student Government Association shall consist of three branches: The Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch” (SGA Constitution, Article 3.1).