Student Senate

Student Senate

Mercy College Student Senate is the overarching body for student clubs/organizations. Student Senate members foster communication, positive relationships and unity among faculty, staff, and student body by participating in campus initiatives and committees.


Student Senate will promote leadership and communication in the pursuit of knowledge with the core values of reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence.


Each year Student Senate establishes goals such as raising funds to support charities, provide refreshments during final exam week, and participate in leadership and service learning opportunities.


If you have a passion for leadership consider running for a position in Student Senate. As a Student Senate representative you have an opportunity to effect change on behalf of your fellow students. Elections occur each October.

Elected Members 2019-2020

  • President 
  • Vice President 
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer 
  • Allied Health School Senator 
  • Nursing School Senator 
  • LAS School Senator

Campus Meetings

  • All-campus student meetings will typically be held once every month. Students will be notified of meetings through their student email account.

Contact Us

Student Senate Advisors

  • Allison Kipp
    Academic Advisor
    (515) 643-6794

    Office Location

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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