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Established in 1920, the Student Government Association of West Virginia University is responsible for representing the needs and concerns of all Mountaineers. Student Government has been responsible for many major projects and initiatives at West Virginia University, including the construction of the Student Recreation Center on the Evansdale campus. 

Student Government is housed in the Division of Student Life via Student Engagement and Leadership. Membership in SGA is open to any student who has a 2.5 GPA and meets all eligibility requirements as outlined in SGA governing documents. 

Currently, Amaya Jernigan and Hunter Moore are serving as Student Body President and Vice President, respectively. Olivia Dowler is the President Pro Tempore of the Student Assembly.