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About Us

About Us

The Washburn Student Government Association (WSGA), established in 1909, exists to represent and act in the interest of Washburn students. WSGA has created an academic and extracurricular environment to benefit students through programs and to work to sustain and improve them each year. WSGA’s power is balanced between its executive and legislative branches.

The Executive Branch

The Executive Branch is made up of the Student Government President and Vice President who are elected each spring, and the executive staff that they appoint.

The Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch is comprised of 34 senators, each serving a one-year term. 27 senate seats are elected in general elections each spring, with five seats set aside for freshman senators elected in the fall. The remaining two seats are filled through an open-seat process available in the fall for transfer students.

  • Community Service Opportunities
  • iSave Discount Program
  • Safe Ride
  • Student Handbooks and Planners
  • Student Initiative Grants
  • Student Organization Advertising
  • Student Organization Funding
  • WSGA Sponsored Events
    • CAB Events
    • Homecoming
    • Lecture Series
    • Washburn's Big Event: Bods into the Streets

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509,

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