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Student Government Association (SGA) records

 Collection 0229-UA

The Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Maryland is the governance body for all undergraduate students. SGA representatives work with university administrators, other student bodies, and the local College Park government to implement legislation in response to student needs and concerns. The SGA records consist of meeting and committee minutes, the organization's constitution, legislators' binders, voting records, resolutions, memos and correspondence, newspaper articles, and budget reports. Some of the camus issues discussed in the records include student rights, health care, safety, diversity, multi-ethnic education, community service, and Greek life.

Preliminary inventories are available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.


  • 1981-2011
  • Majority of material found within 2004-2011

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


25.75 Linear Feet

Guide to the Student Government Association (SGA) records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742