Every spring and fall semester elections are held where in the students of CSI have the chance to vote for those fellow students they feel will best represent them in the affairs of the College.
The following is a listing of the organizations students can be elected to and what the organizations do:
CSI Student Government
The College of Staten Island Student Government is composed of twenty (20) representatives (senators) elected by the student body each spring semester. Student Government represents student interests to the administration and faculty of the College and serves as an advocate for student services. Student Government charters and funds all student clubs and organizations and administers student elections. Senators serve on planning and decision-making committees with faculty and members of the CSI administration. Four (4) senators are elected to serve on the University Student Senate (USS), two (2) delegates and two (2) alternate delegates, which represents students' interests at the University level.
CSI Association, Inc.
The CSI Association is a non-profit corporation composed of six (6) students, three (3) faculty, and four (4) administrators that manage the Student Activity Fee at CSI. The Association allocates portions of the fee for commencement exercises and other campus projects. The Association participates in the development and review of activity fee budgets for Sports and Recreation, Health and Wellness, and the Children's Center, WSIA-FM, Student Publications, and Program Development Committee.