Governing Documents

The USG General Assembly is able to fairly carry out its mission by maintaining, updating, and adhering to the following governing documents:

Grant of Power

The Grant of Power from the University's Office of Student Affairs is what allows USG to recognize and fund student organizations and act as the representative body for CWRU undergraduates.


The USG Constitution characterizes the structure and organization of USG. The USG Constitution was last updated May 2021.

Operating Bylaws

The Operating Bylaws of the General Assembly outlines how official business should be carried out. The Operating Bylaws were last updated May 2021.

Election Bylaws

The Elections Bylaws outline how elections are run so that they are fair to all student voters and candidates. The Elections Bylaws were last updated February 2021.