Student Activities Board (SAB)
Buena Vista University's Student Activities Board's (SAB) is an organization, run by students, that brings diverse social and recreational activities to campus. SAB will provide free, fun entertainment planned to fit the diverse interests of the student body. It is hoped that these shared experiences will help students connect to each other and the BVU community. The SAB ten member executive board leads a committee of members at large in efforts to plan multiple activities for all students each month including Midnight Movie, comedians, and bands. SAB also coordinates a week long Homecoming celebration each fall.
BVU boast of more than 50 active student organizations representing a wide variety of interests, service and disciplines. The majority of BVU student are involved in one or more groups. Each organization elects an executive board including presidents, vice presidents, etc. Student Organization President's Council meetings and other training activities are designed to improve performance of the individual in the role presently occupied.
Buena Vista University’s Student Senate is the student government organization on the Buena Vista University campus. The organization’s purpose is to express the student body’s concerns to the faculty and staff. The mission of the Student Senate is to act and serve as the governing body and voice of Buena Vista University students. The Student Senate can influence policy in the BVU community. In the past, the Senate has developed the co-ed suite option and neutral gender bathrooms.