The Student Senate exercises legislative power over those areas of collegiate activity that are the responsibility of students; it is the Legislature of Reinhardt, developing and sponsoring legislation for the betterment of the institution.
The Student Senate is made up of both elected and appointed members. The Elected Members include: one representative from each class, two representatives from male residence halls, two representatives from female residence halls, four commuter representatives, and five representatives from the student body at large. The Appointed Members include: A representative from each academic school appointed by the Dean of each respective school, and two representatives from Athletic teams appointed by the Athletic Director and two representatives from the Extended Campuses.
Senators are elected and appointed at the beginning of the Fall semester. Senators serve for the duration of the school year; open seats are filled from appointments, by the President.