General Rules and Bylaws

  1. No less than 6 and no more than 10 members may form the General Council.
  2. Positions in the General Council are attained by way of votes held internally within the Council itself.
  3. The Student Council shall stand for the spirit of the University's mission, rules and regulations.
  4. Where argument arises, the issue at hand shall be referred to the Campus Life Supervisor who shall make the first decision; all final decisions shall be made by the Director of Student Affairs.
  5. The duration of regular membership shall be for two consecutive semesters, unless an exception is made by the Department of Student Affairs. Members may be re-elected by their peers to become part of the new council, repeatedly.
  6. Members of the PMU Student Council who have received an academic warning during his/her term of service will be dismissed from the Student Council.
  7. Any member of the PMU community acting on the behalf of the PMU Student Council shall retain and protect the privacy of any information concerning the University and is forbidden to disclose or declare private information unless it has been formally confirmed and approved for release by the Director of Student Affairs, with no exceptions.
  8. Student Council members do not have the right to pursue personal objectives through their affiliation with the Student Council.
  9. It is forbidden to settle any issue concerning students without referring to the Campus Life Supervisor first. All final decisions are reserved to the Director of Student Affairs.
  10. The Student Council is obligated to provide a semi-yearly report; detailing topics discussed during the General Assembly and expenses incurred by the council.
  11. In case of two absences (strikes) by a member, he/she will receive a warning letter. Upon accumulating three absences (strikes), the member will be dismissed.
  12. If a member resigns or is dismissed, an alternate will be immediately be appointed by the Student Council, under guidance of the Department of Campus Life.
  13. Members who violate these bylaws or any of the University's regulations will be dismissed and the Director of Student Affairs reserves the right to prohibit the concerned member(s) from future PMU Student Council elections and appointments.

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