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2019-2020 Student Senate


4/1/19 4/8/19 4/15/19 4/29/19 4/30/19 ($) 8/28/19
9/4/19 9/11/19 9/18/19 9/25/19 10/2/19 10/9/19
10/16/19 10/30/19 11/6/19 11/13/19 11/25/19 12/2/19
12/11/19 1/15/20 1/22/20 1/29/20 2/5/20 2/12/20 (*)
2/19/20 2/26/20 3/4/20 3/31/20 4/8/20  

$ indicates Special Session of the Student Senate

* Indicates Closed Session of the Student Senate


PASSED     SS1920-01 | A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Gates McGavick

PASSED     SS1920-02 | A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Corey Gayheart

PASSED     SS1920-03 | A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Briana Tucker

PASSED     SS1920-04 | A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Shady Girgis

PASSED     SS1920-05 | The Student Senate's Statement on the Proposed New Residential Life Policy

ADOPTED  SS1920-06 | A Resolution regarding transparency between the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Senate

PASSED     SS1920-07 | A Resolution congratulating the University on reaching its goals to cut carbon emissions

PASSED     SS1920-08 | A Resolution recognizing No-Shave November

PASSED     SS1920-09 | A Resolution responding to recent campus events

UNHEARD SS1920-10 | A Resolution Encouraging the University to Participate in an Earth Day Teach-In

PASSED     SS1920-11 | A Resolution asking the university to eliminate single use plastic

PASSED     SS1920-12 | A Resolution addressing concerns of First-Year Academics



PASSED     SO1920-01 | The name and description of the Department of University Policy

PASSED     SO1920-02 | Establishing the Executive Press Secretary as Director of the Department of Communications

PASSED     SO1920-03 | Creating the Executive Department of Sustainability and Executive Department of Student Empowerment

PASSED     SO1920-04 | Mandating the CCC President address the Senate each semester

PASSED     SO1920-05 | Amend an inconsistency in Article VI Section 3 (c)(4)

PASSED     SO1920-06 | Clarify the responsibilities of the Chief of Staff

PASSED     SO1920-07 | Clarify responsibilities of Executive Cabinet Department Directors 

PASSED     SO1920-08 | Revise the eligibility for office 

PASSED     SO1920-09 | Amend the HPC's attendance at Executive Programming Board Meetings

PASSED     SO1920-10 | Amend the Senate Proxy designations and instructions

PASSED     SO1920-11 | Clarify the role of the Committee on the Constitution

PASSED     SO1920-12 | Remove the 24 hour notice of proxy requirement.

PASSED     SO1920-13 | Address digital access of the Constitution 

PASSED     SO1920-14 | Update titles mentioned within the Constitution 

PASSED     SO1920-15 | Clarify the Hall of the Year Review Board Composition 

PASSED     SO1920-16 | Require Violence Prevention Training for Student Leaders

PASSED     SO1920-17 | Update the title of the First Year Class Council

PASSED     SO1920-18 | Reform Student Union financial accountability standards

PASSED     SO1920-19 | Standardize the impeachment and removal process

PASSED​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​    SO1920-20 | Amend the Constitution to reflect HPC bylaws

PASSED​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​    SO1920-21 | Clarify the use of proxies for FMB meetings 

PASSED​​​​​​​     ​​​​​​​SO1920-22 | Remove Special Interest reference from The Orientation Steering Committee

FAILED       SO1920-23 | Prohibit Executive Cabinet Department Directors from endorsing candidates

PASSED​​​​​​​     SO1920-24 | Revise the positions empowered to determine the merit of an elections violation allegation

PASSED​​​​​​​     SO1920-25 | Correct an inconsistency

PASSED     SO1920-26 | Remove a redundant clause

FAILED       SO1920-27 |  Amend the Constitution of the Undergraduate Student Body to Empower Student Clubs

PASSED     SO1920-28 | Suspend the Student Body election time-line clause to grieve the loss of Annrose Jerry

PASSED     SO1920-29 | Suspend to accompany SO1920-28

PASSED     SO1920-30 | Suspend uncontested elections

PASSED     SO1920-31 | Accompany prior transition suspensions

PASSED     SO1920-32 | Revise the composition of the SUB Executive Director Selection Committee

UNHEARD  SO1920-33  

PASSED     SO1920-34 | Suspend uncontested elections

PASSED     SO1920-35 | Ensure a proper Student Union transition

PASSED     SO1920-36 | Place the Student Union Parliamentarian within Judicial Council

PASSED     SO1920-37 | An Order to regarding the 19-20 Hall of the Year selection process

PASSED     SO1920-38 | Amend the Constitution 


2018-2019 Student Senate






1/21/19 2/18/19




11/12/18  1/28/19 2/25/19




11/19/18  2/4/19 3/4/19
8/27/18 9/24/18


11/26/18 2/11/19 3/18/19


SS1819-01 A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Rebecca Alexandra Blais

SS1819-02 A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Sibonay Shewitt

SS1819-03 A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Prathm Juneja

SS1819-04 A Resolution Bestowing Emeritus Status on Matthew Ross

SS1819-05 A Resolution To Encourage the Publication of Student Health Resources on Class Syllabi

SS1819-06  A Resolution Calling for Archbishop Theodore McCarrick's Honorary Degree to Be Revoked Immediately

SS1819-07 A Resolution Supporting the Inclusion of a Mandatory Sustainability Module in the Moreau FYE Course

SS1819-08 A Resolution Endorsing Notre Dame's Drunk Driving Prevention Initiative

SS1819-09 A Resolution Encouraging an Acknowledgement of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Shared Usage of the Land Upon Which Notre Dame Sits

SS1819-10 A Resolution Encouraging the Addition of a Native Studies Minor in the College of Arts and Letters

SS1819-11 A Resolution Encouraging the University of Notre Dame to Support Residence Halls Participation in the Wider Implementation of Grind2Energy Technology; tabled, reintroduced 3/25/2019

SS1819-12 A Resolution Supporting the University's Efforts to Diversify Religious Art in Chapels

SS1819-13 A Resolution Recognizing Rev. Peter Rocca, C.S.C., for his Service to the University as Rector of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

SS1819-14 A Resolution Encouraging Transparency in Future Bylaws and Standard Operating Procedures of the CCC

SS1819-15 A Resolution Calling for the University of Notre Dame to Take a Public and Active Stance on Issues of Religious Persecution

SS1819-16 A Resolution Encouraging Campus Dining to Facilitate Meatless Mondays in the Dining Halls


















2017-2018 Student Senate


4/5/17 4/12/17 4/19/17
4/26/17 8/30/17 9/6/17
9/10/17 9/13/17 9/20/17
9/27/17 10/11/17 10/25/17
11/2/17 11/8/17 11/16/17
11/29/17 12/6/17 1/24/18
1/31/18 2/7/18 2/8/18
2/14/18 2/21/18 2/28/18
3/7/18 3/21/18  


SS1718-01   Changing the number of departments Senators must sit on

SS1718-02   Commemorating the work of Corey Robinson, Student Body President Emeritus

SS1718-03   Commemorating the work of Rebecca Blais, Student Body President Emeritus

SS1718-04   Commemorating the work of Michael Markel, Student Body Chief of Staff Emeritus

SS1718-05   Commemorating the work of Bryan Ricketts, Student Body President Emeritus

SS1718-06   Supporting the Stand 4 IX Campaign

SS1718-07   Addressing the Concerns of the Student Body on the Luigi Gregori Murals

SS1718-08   Commemorating the Notre Dame Fencing Program on its NCAA Championship


SO1718-02   Changes to the Election Committee

SO1718-03   Formatting Changes to Article III

SO1718-04   Quorum Status for Proxies

SO1718-05   Attendance Policies for Senators

SO1718-06   Change to the Number of Quorum

SO1718-07   Suspension of Class of 2020 Election

SO1718-08   Creation of CCC Secretary

SO1718-09   Ratification of New Constitution

SO1718-10   Changes to Hall of the Year Scores

SO1718-11   Enumeration of CCC Division Chairs

SO1718-12   Changes to Composition of SUB Executive Director Selection Board

SO1718-13   Duncan Student Center and Campaigning

SO1718-14   Adding Rules on Petitioning

SO1718-15   Mandating the Release of Election Results

SO1718-16   Clarification of Senate Constituencies in the Event of a Tie in an Election

SO1718-17   Quorum and the Election Committee

SO1718-18   Allowing for the Withdrawal of Allegations and Appeals

SO1718-19   Addition of Extenuating Circumstances Clause

SO1718-20   Prohibiting the Promising of Positions

SO1718-21   Allowing the Judicial Council VP of Elections to Attend Senate Appeals

SO1718-22   Changes to Senate Appeals

SO1718-23   Prohibiting Hall Presidents and Vice-Presidents from Endorsing

SO1718-24   Clarifying the Recusal Process in Senate Appeals

SO1718-25   Changes to Parliamentarian and Addition of Committee on the Constitution

SO1718-26   Recusals and the Student Union Ethics Commission

SO1718-27   Increasing Club Funding