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Student Government Association

The purpose of the Student Government Association of Texas A&M University - Kingsville is to enhance the quality of student life by committing ourselves to service and engaging our fellow students. Student Government serves as the voice of the student body in the affairs of the university. We have committed transparency as well as making information regarding SGA readily accessible. We are the voice of the student body, make your voice heard.

Distinguished Student Awards


Incomplete applications will not be accepted - they will automatically be removed from consideration.


The purpose of the Distinguished Undergraduate/Graduate Student Award is to recognize outstanding Texas A&M University - Kingsville students. The awards are sponsored by the Student Government Association. The recipient will be recognized during his/her respective commencement ceremony. After completion of the application, the top three candidates will be forwarded to each college dean and must receive their endorsement.


All applications must have a minimum 3.50 INSTITUTIONAL GPA. Must submit all required documents. Must ensure one (1) letter of recommendation from his/her department and one (1) other recommendation from a faculty, staff, or supervisor employed by A&M - Kingsville are submitted to MSUB 306 (Dean of Students Office) by 5:00 PM on March 29, 2019.


It is your responsibility to ensure that BOTH (2) letters of recommendation are delivered to the Dean of Students office in MSUB 306. The letters of recommendation should NOT exceed more than one page each. If no L.O.R. or just 1 are submitted, your application will not be considered!

We would like to know the input to ensure the success of all Javelinas. If you would like to suggest something, feel free to visit our weekly meetings which take place every Wednesday at 7 PM in MSUB 221 AB. You can also reach your respective senator to express concerns/issues.

Feel free to contact us via email at or by phone at (361) 593-3610.

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Message from the SGA President

Welcome to Javelina Nation! Whether a student, faculty, staff, parent, or visitor, I hope you fall in love with this great university. It is a privilege to serve as the 93rd session Student Body President of Texas A&M University - Kingsville. I am a proud 2016 graduate of Premont High School just a few miles south-west of Kingsville. I have served in the Student Government Association since I was a freshman and gained experience as a Senator, Vice-President, and now President. I have been fortunate to attend numerous leadership conferences that have built me to take our organization to new levels. I am a big advocate of running an effective organization, passing effective legislation, and always representing the best interests of our student body. I am confident my executive cabinet and amazing group of senators/members and I will always try our hardest to help with any of your questions or concerns. As always, my favorite practice, if you need anything please visit our offices, call, or email and we will help you - If you would like to join, you are always welcome!Ruben Martinez, President