The Executive Branch oversees all CSUN activities including marketing efforts, elections, and legislative lobbying trips. The CSUN Executive Branch consists of the Student Body President, Vice President, Senate President, Attorney General, and Chief of Staff. The Executive Branch is also made up of all Directors, Associate Directors, and Assistant Directors assigned to various departments within CSUN. The Executive Board elections for the Student Body President, Vice President, and Senate President take place every Spring semester.
The Legislative Branch of student government is the CSUN Senate. The Senate votes on various bills and funding proposals throughout the year. Twenty-five Senators from all nine colleges make up the Senate, with each college receiving proportional representation based on enrollment. Senate elections take place each fall semester. The Senate President oversees the Senate and chairs senate meetings which take place every Monday classes are in session at 6 p.m. in Student Union room 208 B/C.
The Judicial Council consists of 9 justices, elected to two-year terms, which include the Chief Justice and Associate Chief Justice. The Judicial Council hears cases relating to CSUN activity, interprets the constitution and bylaws, and swears in CSUN officials. Judicial officials are nominated by the Executive Board and approved by the Senate.