“The UMDSA shall be the official voice of the University of Minnesota Duluth student body…” Article IV, Section 01 of the UMDSA Constitution
ABOUT UMD STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Student Association (UMDSA) is the official voice of the student body. It has the responsibility to advocate student concerns, needs, desires and opinions across campus through the media, administration, and committees involved in policy making. The Board of Regents and UMD Administration both recognize UMDSA as the only official voice of the student body.
CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS
We, the members of the University of Minnesota Duluth, in order to effect an organization for the student body for the purposes of university governance involvement for the improvement of student life conditions; to actively promote the goals of the University; to organize and coordinate programs of co-curricular nature; to promote better coordination of the rights and responsibilities of students to and between colleges, schools, departments, administrations, and the community; to effectively reflect student opinion on all matters affecting students in their role as students; and to cooperate effectively with faculty, administrators, and community in areas common to all as a university community; do hereby establish this Constitution.