Indiana University Bloomington

Student Government

Collins Student Government is affiliated with the IU Residence Halls Association. This diverse group of student leaders is dedicated to serving Collins residents to enhance the residential experience and meet the needs of the community. Nearly every program and event at Collins is student-run, and we take great pride in the involvement of over fifty students in student government. With plenty of ways to participate, we strive to reach out to the community and create the best experience for students living on campus at IU!

Feel free to contact us via email or stop by our office hours, found on the Collins Calendar. We are here to serve you by addressing your questions and concerns and helping you to feel welcome in Collins!

Collins Constitution

President: Adam Dougherty

Hello! My name is Adam Dougherty and I am this year's Collins Center President. I am a senior at IU majoring in Journalism and Environment & Sustainability Studies.

I love watching movies, hanging out with friends and comic books(Marvel only)! If you have any questions about student government, or just want to chat about your favorite super hero, you can email me at You can also come to my office hours on Fridays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm in the student gov office.

Vice President of Internal Affairs: Carson Rager

Hello everyone! I'm Carson and I'm the Vice President of Internal Affairs at Collins this year! I am a sophomore majoring in Recreational Therapy. I love watching movies, my crocs, writing in my planner, and hanging out with my dog. I also send out Gnome News, so if you have anything you want to submit or any questions in general feel free to email me, or stop by my office hours!