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Campus Governance Groups


 Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) is a volunteer student organization that sponsors numerous social, recreation and educational activities each year including live comedy shows, concerts, speakers and special events.

The board is composed of an executive board, committee directors and numerous associate members. The entire board meets weekly and committees meet as needed.

For more information, contact CAB at or stop by their office in the Student Center.


Gypsy Day Committee 


Students interested in a leadership position or serving on the committee should contact Sarah Botkin, director of Student Involvement & Leadership, at 605-626-3007.



Student Athlete Advisory Committee



Student Association

The NSU Student Association welcomes all Northern students. If you have any concerns about or compliments for our school, feel free to let us know. Our purpose is to help the students with whatever cares or concerns they have here at Northern.

If you enjoy student government and think that Student Association is something you would be interested in, then you can join. We elect a president, vice president and senators every April for the following school year. 


Student Publications


The Exponent


NSU student publications report news, cover events, and record happenings on Northern's campus.

Membership Requirements: Be interested in newspaper work