The preamble of the SGA constitution states that SGA exists to:
•to provide an effective organization for the administration of student affairs;
•to promote and protect student rights and responsibilities;
•to provide official channels through which student opinions may be expressed;
•to improve student physical, social, and cultural welfare;
•to safeguard the academic and individual freedoms of the students of the University of Louisville;
•to improve the status of students in the University community.