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Preamble to the USG Constitution

We, the undergraduate students of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis   (IUPUI), in order to encourage democratic thought and action through self-governance and to facilitate a collaborative environment to positively impact undergraduate students, the campus and community, do hereby establish this constitution. Additionally, we establish this constitution in order to: 

Provide students the opportunity for representation by a student government in consideration of student affairs by Indiana University, as declared in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct (Part 1, Section F);  Provide an official and representative undergraduate student government;  Provide undergraduate students a voice in the affairs of the University;  Investigate undergraduate student problems and take appropriate action;  Afford undergraduate students the opportunity to develop leadership skills and experience; Provide the means for undergraduate students to maximize their opportunities for learning;  Establish a community of undergraduate student life that supports learning; and  To effect change.