Operating under the Vice Rector's Office for Student Affairs, Eastern Mediterranean University Student Council is a non-profit and non-political organisation aiming to cater for students' educational, cultural and research as well as health and sports-related needs and demands.
Faculty, school and Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School representatives are determined through elections. Elected representatives, then, choose the faculty representatives, again through the method of election. A representative from international students is also elected and EMU Student Executive Board is formed, accordingly.
The mission of the Student Council Executive Board is to conduct solution-targeted research and evaluation regarding education, research and student services, present the findings to the relevant units and observe the implementation of solution-targeted actions. The aforesaid Board is also responsible for communicating student problems, views and opinions to primarily to the Rector's Office and other administrative organs of the university, representing the students via the chair or vice chair in Senate or University Executive Board meetings without voting rights, coordinating the operations and activities of the Student Council Executive Board and all student representatives with the University and, if necessary, receiving the approval of the university for certain areas of practice and carrying out all operations in accordance with the TRNC constitution and other regulations in effect.