ASUM shall be the representative body of the members of the Association, organized exclusively for educational and non-profit purposes. The primary responsibility of the Association is to serve as an advocate for the general welfare of the students. ASUM may also cooperate with other student associations to further common interests. The government and activities of the Association shall be carried on through (1) the Association as a whole with a general governing body known as the ASUM Senate, (2) an executive, consisting of the ASUM President, Vice President, and Business Manager, and (3) boards and standing committees as provided for in Article 5 of this Constitution. The ASUM government and activities must comply with Montana State law and the policies of the Montana Board of Regents on Higher Education.
ASUM Senate Vision
With innovative agencies and services, The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) will continue to unify, empower, and inform the university community while advocating for all University of Montana (UM) students’ right to an enhanced higher education experience.
ASUM Senate Mission
The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) provides services to enhance the student experience, advocates for the rights of all University of Montana (UM) students as a unified body, and builds a system of trust and transparency among students, faculty, and staff. ASUM works to benefit the diverse UM student population and address their concerns. ASUM informs and connects the student body and the greater community at the local, state, and national level through agency services, student group support, and community outreach.
ASUM Senate Core Values