Student Engagement
Student Engagement

Student Senate

Student Senate Mission

Heidelberg University Student Senate (Senate) is the representative body of all students at the University. Senate acts in order to ensure the student body’s general welfare is not unjustly infringed and Senate acts to promote and foster the mission of the University.

In order to execute the Senate’s purpose, the members of Senate shall:

  • Promote academic freedom and scholarly inquiry;
  • Maintain open communication for the expression of student opinion/concerns and work toward their satisfactory resolution;
  • Initiate legislation to achieve the duties and responsibilities of Senate;
  • Open and maintain communication with all levels of the University’s administration;
  • Establish and maintain a budget and Finance committee to fairly allocate student activities fees;
  • Govern the student organizations of Heidelberg University, and
  • Serve on Faculty and Administration committees.

Want to join this amazing group? Fill out this online application, and we’ll send you a petition.

Contact Senate

We’re always available on social media, or you can email to share your campus concern.

Insta: HUSenate

Academic Travel Funds Available

Student Senate is now accepting requests from students for conference travel funding!

Heidelberg Senate funding can only be used for current, undergraduate Heidelberg students. Requests should be submitted at least one month prior to travel. Only fully completed applications will be considered. Only one form per trip needs to be submitted. The trip coordinator who completes the application must be a current, undergraduate Heidelberg student.

Click here to access the Academic Travel Fund Request form

Click here to view the required Roster template

Click here to view the required Budget Sheet template

Meet Your 2023-2024 Student Senate Executive Board

President: Isaiah Young

The student senate as of January 2024

Vice President: Anamya Truex 

Treasurer: Siera Octaviano

Parliamentarian: Katie Emling

Secretary: Brooklynn Wharton

Publicity Chair: Olivia Huffman

Liaison to Student Organizations: Conor Sukel

Campus Concerns Chair: Claire St. Bernard

Athletics Representative: Taylor Ratliff

Diversity Representative: Yaniah Powell

Contact Information

Kami Pelter
Administrative Assistant

Campus Center
Tiffin, OH 44883


Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Our Team

Jacqueline Sironen
Director of Student Engagement
Campus Center 306
(419) 448-2261
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