The Wagner Student Association (WSA) is the student government and council of New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.


The mission of the NYU Wagner Student Association is to foster community and to promote leadership and professional development opportunities for the NYU Wagner student body. In order to achieve this mission, WSA performs the following activities:

  • Establishes forums for organization of and communication within the student body.
  • Advocates student priorities by acting as liaison between the student body and the faculty, school administration, and university.
  • Oversees the management and funding of student groups.


All meetings are scheduled 5:30-6:15 p.m. in the Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue unless otherwise noted. All NYU Wagner students are welcome at WSA general caucuses.

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
  • Thursday, October 16, 2014
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014
  • Thursday, Decemeber 11, 2014 - Jersey Conference Room
  • Thursday, January 29, 2015
  • Thursday February 19, 2015
  • Thursday March 12, 2015
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • Thursday, May 7, 2015

Current Involvement Opportunities

The Wagner Student Association (WSA) has many ways for new and continuing students to get involved! For more infomration please contact the WSA Secretary, Tabatha Renz at

Intramurals Committee

Do you like sports? Are you proud to be a BobCat? Be part of the Wagner sports team and join the intramurals committee. We'll energize the Wagner community to compete in seven different sports leagues, from bowling to basketball.

Wagner Variety Show Committee

Wagnerd’s Got Talent! Since its inception in 2009, the Wagner Variety Show has provided a unique forum for NYU Wagner community building. The show offers a venue for Wagner students, faculty, and staff to showcase sides of themselves that might otherwise remain unknown. The Variety Show Committee will review our in-house talent and plan the Show from start to finish! This year's Wagner Variety Show will be held this Fall. Date, time and location TBD.

All University Games Committee:

Wagner students compete against students from other NYU schools and colleges in the annual Student Senator's Council and University Committee on Student Life's "All University Games." All University Games is a sporting contest which includes basketball, volleyball, tug-o-war, and other events. Let's make sure Wagner takes home the gold in this year's University Games!



Wagner Gala Committee

Public servants deserve to celebrate our successes! Help us do just that by helping to plan a Wagner Prom for your fellow students. We are committed to creating a shared experience for all Wagner students to enjoy as we close out the school year and some of us graduate. Participants in this committee will pick a venue and plan the Prom from beginning to end (including a theme).


The Wagner Cares Committee consists of Wagner community members who are committed to finding sustainable ways to serve in New York City. The 2013-2014 agenda included ensureing thay Day of Servicebecame and annual event, as well as finding ways to continue to connect Wagner students to projects throughout the year. This year the committee will oversee 3 smaller services days in addition to the school-wide Day of Sevice in April.

Class Gift Committee

The annual Class Gift Campaign provides an opportunity for current students to have a tremendous impact on the future of NYU Wagner. The class gift builds upon the strong ties we have formed at NYU Wagner by bringing us together to support, enrich, and enhance the experience of current and incoming students. The gift annually supports the Professional Development Fund for Wagner students.

Holiday Party Committee

The Holiday Party is an opportunity for Wagnerds to come together at the end of the first semester and celebrate our triumphs! Tis the season, after all… Members of this committee are responsible for planning the event, decorating the venue, and marketing it to your fellow classmates. The event usually occurs in between Thanksgiving and the end of year religious holidays.

Alternate-Senator, Wagner Student Association/NYU Student Senators Council

The Alternate-Senator is a General Non-Voting Member of the Wagner Student Association and a non-voting member of the NYU Student Senators Council. The Alternate-Senator attends bi-weekly Student Senators Council Meetings as needed as well as all University Senate Meetings, working under the WSA Senator (Wagner representative to University-wide programs). These meetings occur during business hours on Thursdays, thus the Alternate Senator must be available Thursday afternoon until 6:45 Wagner class. The responsibilities include attending these meetings, WSA General Meetings, WSA Board meetings as needed, and acting as an additional liason for the Wagner community to the greater NYU community.

Elections Committee

Be an active participant in the democratic process! Help organize the elections for next year's WSA committee and help make policy for Wagner elections at large.

Appropriations Committee

This committee makes decisions on student group funding allocations.

Part-Time Student Committee

This new committee will serve as a forum for part-time students who work full-time.

Wagner Constitution Revision Committee

This new committee will develop a set of recommendations for the revision of the Wagner Constitution.