The Student Senate is the legislative branch of the student government. Its main goal is to represent the student body and sponsor dialogue and understanding between the administration, faculty, and students. The Student Senate may consist of a maximum number of 75 senators. Senators are divided among all constituencies of The American University in Cairo to ensure the whole student body's best representation. Senators are elected by students of the constituency they represent, and their term starts from January 1 until December 31. Furthermore, the Student Senate has its duties and powers over other branches of the student government.