Since 1972, the core mission of the University Student Senate (USS) has been to preserve the accessibility and affordability of higher education within CUNY. USS was created based on the notion that students must be linked school by school to have an effective voice in shaping university, city, state, and federal policy. USS comprises of student- delegates elected from each campus to represent the needs of their individual school.
University Student Senate
Phone: 646.664.8844 Fax: 666.664.8863
The University Student Senate (USS) of the City University of New York (CUNY) was founded in 1972 with the mission of preserving the accessibility, affordability, and excellence of higher education within the City University of New York; the organization is charged with protecting the rights of the student body, furthering the cause of public higher education and promoting the general welfare of its student constituents and the University. The USS delegates are responsible for the representative governance of the 500,000 students of the 25 CUNY campuses.