The Executive Branch is responsible for carrying out Student Government programs and initiatives as well as providing free Free Printing to USF students. This branch also supports programs such as the Good Vibes Only Music and Art Festival, Day at the Capitol, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade among other initiatives.
Student Body elections are held during the fall and spring semester. During the spring elections a Governor and Lieutenant Governor are elected.
The Executive Branch composition and authority is derived from the Student Body Constitution and Student Government Statutes. Further definition adheres within the context of the Executive Administrative Code:
- The power of the Executive Branch shall be vested in the St. Pete Governor.
- The Executive Branch shall be comprised of the Executive Office and the Executive Cabinet of the Governor, Agencies, Commissions, Councils, Bureaus, Task Force, and any other entity of Student Government which executes policy or programs of Student Government.
- The Executive Branch must operate throughout all active academic terms at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg.
The Executive Branch is made up of various Departments and Offices.