The Academic Affairs Committee:

  • Serves as the liaison between students and faculty/staff regarding Academic policy and concerns
  • Informs the student body about any pertinent changes to academic policy and voices the opinion of the student body at faculty meetings
  • Develops and implements certain academic policy objectives, as the student body sees fit, which may include both student-run initiatives and formal proposals presented to the faculty Academic Affairs Committee
  • Provides the New York Times for students available in the Commons and online
  • Puts on annual academic forum surrounding a topic of the committee's choosing. Past forums have included presidential elections, the World Series, and the Occupy movement
  • Allocates grant money up to $350 for students for individual academic activities including but not limited to research and conferences

Interested in joining? Contact Ben Garcia at

Interested in the Academic Activities Grant? Check out more information on how to apply here