NAME: The organization shall be known as the “Society of Arts and Social Sciences”, a faculty student union of the Simon Fraser Student Society at Simon Fraser University.
THE SOCIETY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES EXIST TO:
- Provide a structure to unite undergraduate students from the departments of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences [FASS], while working in collaboration with the Simon Fraser Student Society [SFSS].
Represent the diverse needs of students and to advocate for student interests within FASS to the SFSS, FASS Administration, the University administration, the government, and other organizations.
Establish a framework where students can share experiences, skills and ideas, and where they can communicate, exchange information, and debate, thereby building a sense of community among the students in FASS.
Explore opportunities for collaboration with other Arts and Social Sciences Societies with other societies across faculties.
Advocate for a system of post-secondary education, which recognizes and appreciates the unique contributions of the Arts and Social Sciences to the academic community and society at large.
The membership of SASS shall be the aggregate of all SFSS members of FASS as defined by the SFSS.
The voting membership of SASS shall be defined as individuals fulfilling all of the following criteria:
- Registered and Active undergraduate students as defined by the University;
- Individuals pursuing a major or minor program within the FASS as defined by the SFU Registrar.