The Bachelor in Environmental Studies Student Association (BESSA) is the undergraduate students’ association of the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES). It is recognized by the York Federation of Students. BESSA holds regular meetings and undertakes activities of interest to Bachelor in Environmental Studies students. These include participation in environmental actions, planning student tours and exchanges, and liaising with other student groups. BESSA is also involved in the selection of undergraduate representation on the FES Council and its committees.