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Committees

If you are interested in getting involved, please fill out this form. For additional questions, email student.government@nyu.edu or email the respective committee chair.

Academic Services
All-Square Student Budget Allocation
All-University Events
Alumni Relations
Conference Funding
Global Affairs
Graduate Affairs
International Student Affairs
Organization and Governance
Public Relations
Student Activities Board
Student Affairs Budget Advisory
Student Health Advisory
Student Services
Student Technology and Research
Undergraduate Affairs

*Membership on all committees will be confirmed in mid-September

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Academic Services Committee

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The Committee considers all matters concerning academically-related support services and programs provided by the University to students. After a careful review of such problems and issues, the Committee makes recommendations to the UCSL concerning policy, services, and short/long-range plans.

Committee Work

Designed as a trouble-shooting committee, it handles (but is not limited to) such topics as Bobst Library, student/faculty relations, registration, classroom facilities, computer services, the academic calendar, etc.

Rijul Asri (Chair)
Noah Bierbrier
Genesis Bellot
Anushua Choudhury
Courtney Claycomb
Amanda Ezechi
Hamza Muhammad
Grant Roth

Contact the Academic Affairs Committee

Rijul Asri, Chair
rijul.asri@nyu.edu 

Agenda Items

Consistency of Cross-School and Cross-Major Advising
Transfer Student Advising
Academic Services Website
 


All Square Student Budget Allocation Committee (ASSBAC)

Membership shall be limited to fourteen students (not including the chairperson) in accordance with the SSC/UCSL Rules. The Vice Chairperson of the UCSL shall serve as the chairperson of the
Committee. The Committee membership includes the chairperson and fourteen other students divided equally into two subcommittees according to the criteria specified by the Rules.

Committee Work

The Committee establishes the criteria under which student organizations may receive All-Square funding, allocates such funding to student organizations, and monitors the use of allocated funds.

Jessica Hawk (Chair)
Keagan Sakai-Kawada (Vice Chair)

Herbert Gates
Ian Manley
Iynna Halilou
Magnolia Jorge
Natalie Vang Jensen
Petey Shivrey
Rosario Giarratana
Rose Liu
Ryan Thomas
Sam Hong
Shobhit Jain
Sumit Gupta
Victoria Ettorre

Contact the ASSBAC

Jessica Hawk, Chair
jessica.hawk@nyu.edu
Keagan Sakai-Kawada (Vice Chair)
ksakaikawada@nyu.edu

Club Life Page

Agenda Items

Review and vote on all contingency requests
Allocate for AY15-16 Club Budgets
Review ASSBAC Polivy
Perform an internal audit of ASSBAC's processes and guidelines


All-University Events Committee

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The committee shall oversee all events that are university-wide.

Committee Work

The committee's main responsibility is the planning of the NYU's official Spirit Week hosted by the SSC, the Violet 100. The committee may also take under its purview any university-wide student event that it sees appropriate.

Colin Waddell (Chair)
Abhi Ashutosh
Alexander Silverman
Anushae Hassan
Anushua Choudhury
Ekaterina Chichikashvili
Feroz Khalidi
Jeremy Lakin
Keagan Sakai-Kawada
Kyle Hughes
Nikita Chaudhry
Pilar Mendez
Rachel Millhauser
Raj Sanghvi
Saman Marji
Sydney Montellaro

Contact the All-University Events Committee

Colin Waddell, Chair
colin.waddell@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Violet 100
NYU's Birthday Party
All-University Elections


Alumni Relations

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The Committee may consider issues concerning the relationship between current students and alumni.

Committee Work

In addition, at the invitation of the Alumni Association, members of the Committee shall regularly attend and participate in meetings of the Alumni Association's Alumni/Student Relations Committee.

John Belknap (Chair)
Casey Schmoll
Caterina Daceyariana
Cheng Ding
Derek Tu
Jawad Khan
Kate Chichikashvili
Keagan Sakai-Kawada
Madison Bumford
Miranda Marron
Nadim Muzayyin
Sal Bhakuni
Scott Im
Tracy Lu
Victoria Ettorre
Yifan Li

Contact the Alumni Relations Committee

John Belknap, Chair
wjb269@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Student/Alumni Mixer
Alumni Presence 


Conference Funding Committee

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The committee shall consider any application for academic, leadership and/or other other conferences for the professional advancement of NYU students.

Committee Work

The committee reviews applications for conference funding that are submitted during the academic year and decides how much to award each recipient. At the end of the year, the committee hosts a symposium and invites all award recipients to present on their conference.

Ryan Thomas (Chair)
Ben Ryzak
Iynna Halilou
Louise Iremedio
Natalie McCauley
Nicholas Bennett

Contact the Conference Funding Committee

Ryan Thomas, Chair
ryan.thomas@nyu.edu

Website

Agenda Items

Conference Applications
Conference Colloquium


Global Affairs Committee

Membership open to all UCSL members and other interested
students. The committee will work closely with student representatives at all study away and portal campuses to ensure consistency in student safety, academic standards, and the day-to-day experience of student life.

Committee Work

The Committee will facilitate communication with individual liasons at each site and compile their feedback into an annual report on the state of Study Abroad at NYU.  It may also create programs and initiatives of various sorts to improve the Study Abroad experience.

Jonathan Bach (Chair)
Natalie McCauley (Vice Chair)

Alessandra Jimenez
Arun Manikundalam
Bill Tsai
Caterina Dacey Ariani
Chandni Sharma
Christina Gay
David Hezghia
Diana Rosenthal
Faisal Al-Saud
Gianna Lohnn
Jaisal Kapoor
Jizhou Zhang
John Belknap
Kaja Schmidt
Keagan Sakai-Kawada
Kelsea Suarez
Levi Leet
Masha Leonov
Nicole Huie
Rebecca Cruz
Ryan Thomas
Sabrina Breher
Saman Marji
Shahryar Bachani
Shela Wu
Stephen Kho
Tianjia Zhang

Contact the Global Affairs Committee

Jonathan Bach, Chair
jonathan.bach@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Academic Consistency across GNU


Graduate Affairs Committee

Membership consists primarily of graduate school presidents, though other graduate students interested are welcome to join. The Committee considers all matters relating to the academic and extracurricular life of students enrolled in the graduate and professional schools of the University. The Committee also serves as an advocate to the UCSL for such students on issues which affect them as a distinct and identifiable entity within the University community, without regard to school affiliation.

The Committee acts as a liaison among the various graduate and professional school student councils at the University for the purpose of exchanging and disseminating information on matters of concern to graduate and professional students.

Committee Work

The Committee considers issues pertaining to graduate and professional student life, services, and programming, such as housing, insurance coverage, social activities, etc. When appropriate, the Committee works in conjunction with other UCSL committees on matters of mutual responsibility. After a careful review of matters within its purview, the Committee makes recommendations to the UCSL concerning policy, services, and short/long-range plans.

Victoria Ettorre (Chair)
Bakar Ali
Bobby Wilt
Byron Tsabetsaye
Carolyn Cole
Eric Slotsve
Hani Kfouri
Jasvir Dhamrhat
Lauren Durling
Lisa Wang
Sabrina Breher
Sarth Desai

Contact the Graduate Affairs Committee

Victoria Ettorre, Chair
vme204@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Torch Series
End of Year Banquet
Cross-School Advocacy
Graduate Research for Sexual Assault Campaign


International Student Affairs Committee

Membership is open to UCSL members and other interested students. The committee shall consider all matters relating to the academic and extracurricular life of international students at the University.

Committee Work

The committee will work with the Office of Global Affairs as well as various international student associations to consider issues, policies, and initiatives that concern the international student community.

Sabrina Breher (Chair)
Kaja Schmidt (Vice Chair)

Adrian Co
Aziza Kaisarbekova
Cici Yi
Cindy Gu
Dhruv Gandhi
Enrico Bueno
Grace Lu
Iynna Halilou
Janelle Panganiban
Kathryn Liu
Owa Kankhwende
Robert Tseng
Stephen Kho
Tarun Guntupalli

Contact the International Student Affairs Committee

Sabrina Breher, Chair
sabrinabreher@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

International Student Online Platform
Increase Accessibility of Information and Resources
Financial Aid Awareness for International Students


Committee on Organization and Governance

Membership shall be limited to five students, three members of the SSC and two members of the UCSL who are not also members of the SSC. The committee shall review the organizational policies of University student government and make recommendations regarding student governance.

Committee Work

The committee reviews proposals to amend the bylaws of the SSC, UCSL, or any of its sub-committees. The committee is also charged with interpreting the bylaws of the SSC and UCSL.

Griffin Simpson (Chair)
Byron Tsabetsaye
Jonathan Bach
Rosario Giarratana
Yaowan Lu

Contact the Committee on Organization and Governance

Griffin Simpson, Chair
gjs302@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Student Government Bylaw Review


Public Relations Committee

Membership open to all UCSL members and other interested students. The Committee is in charge of promoting the works of the University Senate, SSC and UCSL among the Student Body, and creating and distributing materials including all official publications between Senate and the  community.

Committee Work

Responsibilities will include maintaining the Student Senate Blog and Facebook Fan Page, building relations and
connections with NYU Media outlets (WSN, NYU Radio and NYU TV), creating a strong presence during Welcome Week and ensuring that overall, students are more aware of what their student representatives work toward all year.

Grant Roth (Chair)
Petey Shivery (Vice Chair)
Chang Gao
Charlotte Kwon
Connie Mateos
Daksha Sthipam
Daniella Haviv
Heather Minton
Jacob Ford
John Belknap
Lauren Craddock
Meghana Pakala
Ryan Thomas
Ryann McQuaid
Zhiyang Chen

Contact the Public Relations Committee

Grant Roth, Chair
grant.roth@nyu.edu
Petey Shivery, Vice Chair
petey.shivery@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

SSC Blog
SSC Social Media
Event Marketing


Student Activities Board

Membership limited to eleven students who are bona fide members of student organizations registered with the Student Activities Office, members of student councils, or members of the UCSL.

Committee Work

The Committee oversees the life of student organizations registered with the University’s Student Activities Office; establishes the criteria under which such student organizations are formed and operate; arbitrates disputes involving registered student organizations. The Committee also makes recommendations concerning the policies, facilities, and services administered by the Center for Student Activities, Leadership, and Service. After a review of matters within its purview, the Committee makes recommendations designed to foster the development of student organizations at the University.

Michael Hengerer (Chair)
Kevin Jones (Vice Chair)

Walker Chabbott (Secretary)
Ian Manley
Iynna Halilou
Jack Ziang Xu
Jeremy Lakin
Justin Wych
Noah Labowe
Rose Liu
Ryan Thomas
Stephen Caputo (Alt)

Contact the SAB

Michael Hengerer, Chair
michael@nyu.edu
Kevin Jones, Vice Chair
klj270@nyu.edu 

Club Life Page

Sample Agenda Items

Club Constitution Review
New Clubs in Development
SAB Policy Review


Student Affairs Budget Allocation Committee

Membership limited to five student members of the UCSL. The Committee considers all matters relating to the budget, policies, personnel, and practices of the Division of Student Affairs and
Services.

Committee Work

After a review of such matters, the Committee makes recommendations to the University budget which are designed to protect and promote the interests of students and student life at NYU.

Jules O'Connor (Chair)
Griffin Simpson
Kaja Schmit
Michael Hengerer
Nick Marroletti 

Contact SABAC

Jules O'Connor, Chair
jules.oconnor@nyu.edu

Sample Agenda Items

2015-2016 Student Affairs Budget Recommendations


Student Health Advisory Board

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The Committee will consider all matters relating to student health as related to university concerns and policies.

Committee Work

The Committee will work closely with representatives from The Student Health Center on any matters that may arise regarding health or health service on campus.

Diana Rosenthal (Chair)
Morgan Hubbard (Vice Chair)

Aditi Kumar
Alidia Findley
Jonathan Kim
Joonyoung Kim
Pilar Mendez
Sophie Rosenmoss
Tanni Rahman
Tejas Sawant

Contact SHAB

Diana Rosenthal, Chair
dianamrosenthal@nyu.edu
Morgan Hubbard, Vice Chair
mmh450@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

SHC Communication

SHAB Blog
Counseling Services
Walk-in Appointment
Stress Promotional Campaign
Sexual Assault Policy
Residence Hall Nurse on Call
Smoke Free NYU


Student Services Committee

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. Designed as a trouble-shooting committee, it handles (but is not limited to) such topics as dining services, campus transportation services, space, disabled student services, health services, etc.

Committee Work

The Committee considers non-academic matters relating to the general well-being andcomfort of students at NYU. After a careful review of current problems and issues, the Committee makes recommendations to the UCSL concerning policy, services, and short/long-range plans.

Nick Marroletti (Chair)
Al Anoud Al Ajmi
Alyx (Erek) Steadman
Amanda Ezechi
Amy Lei
Anubhuti Kumar
Ben Ryzak
Celina Rae Vicioso
Changxing Liu
Connie Mateos
Jay Gunjiyal
Justin Wych
Luke Magsino
Michelle Aboodi
Natasha Pandit
Ryann McQuaid
Shivali Devjani
Shriti Pandey
Victor Li
Vincent Tem 

Contact the Student Services Committee

Nick Marroletti, Chair
nick.marroletti@nyu.edu

Sample Agenda Items

Space Priorities
Campus Amenities
Dining Services


Student Technology and Research Committee

Membership open to UCSL members and other interested students. The Committee will consider all matters relating to technology policies and services on campus.

Committee Work

The Committee will work closely with representatives from Information Technology (IT) on all matters regarding information technology as used by students.

Ross Kopelman (Chair)
Sarth Desai (Vice Chair)

Eric Zucaro
Kevin Lee
Naga Jensen
Sumit Gupta

Contact STARC

Ross Kopelman, Chair
rlk314@nyu.edu

Sample Agenda Items

Host Hackathon
Develop Relationship with IT
Globalize Committee
Open Data APIs
C3 Development


Undergraduate Affairs

Membership consists of the presidents of the undergraduate student councils (or a designated representative of each president) and any interested undergraduate Student Senators. The Committee considers all matters that relate to the academic and extracurricular life of students, enrolled in the undergraduate divisions of the University, that affect them as a distinct and identifiable entity within the University, without regard to School affiliation. The Committee acts as a liaison among the various undergraduate School student councils for the purpose of exchanging and disseminating information of concern to the undergraduate population.

Committee Work

At the direction of the SSC or UCSL, the Committee coordinates All-University undergraduate programming endorsed by the several undergraduate School student councils. When appropriate, the Committee works in conjunction with other UCSL committees on matters of mutual concern and responsibility. After a review of matters within its purview, the Committee makes recommendations to the UCSL.

Joe Gery (Chair)
Alyx (Erek) Steadman
Ben Ryzak
Carolynn Choi
Derek Hedbany
Eric Zucaro
Jamiee Foster
Justin Wych
Kemi Akinbileje
Kevin Lee
Loretta Owens
Natalie Vang Jensen
Noah Labowe
Petey Shivery
Rijul Asri
Rosario Giarratana
Sam Hong 

Contact Undergraduate Affairs

Joe Gery, Chair
jpg391@nyu.edu

Agenda Items

Student Council Email Protocol
Communication with Student Body
Elections

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