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Who is ASBSU?

About ASBSU

The Associated Students of Boise State University (ASBSU) is the official student government at Boise State.  ASBSU has two core purposes:
  • Facilitate educational, intellectual, social, and cultural engagement at the University
  • Advocate for the interests of students at the University.

All fee-paying students are members of ASBSU.  ASBSU gets its money from a student fee each semester, and uses this money to fund student clubs and organizations and other initiatives on campus.


Our Structure

ASBSU is run entirely by students, for students.

Executive Council

The Executive branch consists of the President*, Vice President*, Lobbyist, Ethics Officer, Chief of Staff, Secretary of Academic Affairs*, Secretary of Student Organization Affairs*, and Vice President of Inclusive Excellence*.

*Positions are elected whereas the others are appointed

The Student Assembly

The  Student Assembly is made up of representatives from each college on campus, a delegate from the honors college, and three Freshman delegates. The purpose of this body is to discuss and propose legislation that benefits and addresses the well-being of Boise State students.

Student Funding Board (SFB)

The Student Funding Board branch allocates funding to students and students organizations on campus. The funding comes from a student fee each semester to fund student initiatives on campus. Find out more about funding here.

The Inclusive Excellence Student Council (IESC)

The Inclusive Excellence Student Council shares the Vice President of Inclusive Excellence with ASBSU’s Executive Team. The Council also has four non-hierarchical members who advocate for policy change on behalf of marginalized students on campus. Operating under the Last Girl framework, this team works to empower students and to create sustainable development for Diversity and Inclusion efforts at BSU.

 

In an effort to be transparent and accountable to students, ASBSU posts all documents from the Student Assembly and the Executive Council online. Funding board recordings are available upon request through the Ethics Officer.

The Student Ethics Officer exists to hold ASBSU accountable by ensuring that officers act in accordance with the governing documents of ASBSU and the Boise State Student Code of Conduct. The Student Ethics Officer responds to any complaints related to ASBSU.

Governing Documents of ASBSU

ASBSU Constitution  –  Election Code   –  Ethics Code  – Financial Code –  Executive Code   –  Assembly Code – FY19 Budget

*ASBSU governing documents are updated as of 11.07.18

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