Public Comment:

ASMSU Public Comment Quick Guide How to share your opinion with ASMSU Senate Process ·         Have an idea to share ·         Attend a meeting ·         Stand at the podium to speak Things to know: Senate Meetings are Thursdays at 6pm in SUB 235 Public Comment begins each meeting. Come on time and be prepared to speak for up to 3 minutes. If you need more time, please contact your senator to make arrangements. Pro tip:                 The agenda for the next meeting is available Tuesday evening at Resources and Support:                 Your ideas and opinions are valuable to ASMSU! To contact your Senator visit ASMSU in the Strand Union Building, room 221, call 406-994-2933, or visit our website at                 Senators are elected to represent colleges (like Engineering, Nursing, etc.) or At Large (representing everyone). ASMSU also has a professional staff to support you, schedule an appointment at 406-994-2933.

Senate Presentations: 

ASMSU Senate Presentations Quick Guide How to be scheduled on the Senate Agenda as a Speaker Process: ·         Prepare a 10-15 minute speech ·         Request a time ·         Meet: Thurs. 6pm SUB 235 ·         Share slides/docs with Speaker Things to know:                 The ASMSU Senate Speaker chairs meetings and manages the agenda. At least once a week in advance please email the Senate Speaker to request a time on the agenda for a presentation at Meetings are often several hours long, so brevity is appreciated. Pro tip:                 If you need more time to inform, persuade, or seek advice from Senators, consider scheduling a discussion group meeting, called a “Table Talk” by calling 406-994-2933. Resources and Support: A laptop and projector is provided at meetings. Your speech and materials will be a part of ASMSU’s official meeting minutes. If you need support preparing your presentation or documents please contact the ASMSU Director, Marianne Brough The ASMSU Senate Speaker is available to advise you, please contact or visit Strand Union Building 221.


petition create an issue statement , investigate the rules, collect enough valid signatures, submit to asmsu by deadline. petitions must have 4% of valid student sig and be submitted to asmsu by the deadline in order to be included on the elections ballot for a direct vote by students. the asmsu chief justice is available to advise you, please contact