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Get Involved!

Join Student Government!

Thank you for your interest in wanting to join Student Government and become a Student Senator. Working with the campus community and improving your university can be a very rewarding experience. Part of being a Student Senator involves being a constant representative of Student Government. Your actions on campus, as well as online reflect back on you as a Senator and in turn, on Student Government itself. In order to make sure you are fulfilling your role as a Student Government Senator, there are a few things that are required of you.


There are many ways of getting involved with Student Government. You can join a                         or become a Student Body Senator and join our Senate. You can also join us at any of our events, follow our social media accounts for more details. 

Senator Requirements:


Attend Regular Meetings:

           o Committee meetings

           o Senate Meetings (Senate and committee meetings are on alternating Tuesday Evenings)

           o Can have NO more than 2 cumulative absences (including tardiness, leaving early, and not wearing proper attire)


Sit On One Committee:

          o Political Action

          o Student Services

          o Business and Finance

          o Internal Affairs


Campus Engagement

         o Meet with Student Organizations

         o Attend Advisory Boards, Assist with Student Government Events, Attend the meetings of the Board of Regents


Represent the Student Body



Prospective Senator Resources

Please note: Signature sheets are not required while The University is online due to Covid-19. Please reach out to The Vice President if you are unsure about the signature sheet.

Elections for the 2023-2024 School Year

Election Timeline:

2.06: Applications and petitions for filing to run for President & Vice President will be available.


2.20: Deadline for candidates to submit applications and petition signatures to appear on the ballot to run for office by 5 p.m.

2.22: Mandatory candidate meeting for all candidates considering seeking office. This includes candidates for the President/Vice President and Senate at 6 p.m. in Student Center Rm 342.

2.27: Active Campaigning Starts

3.06: Deadline for candidates to submit content to appear on the candidate website

3.09: Presidential Debate will be held at 7 p.m. in the Student Center Auditorium 

3.19: Deadline for candidates to submit applications to run as a write-in candidate. Signatures are still required for write-in candidates.

3.21: Deadline for any proposed referendum to be approved by ⅔ of the Senate in lieu of appearing on the ballot.

3.23: Mandatory write-in candidate meeting in 342 in the student center (if applicable).

3.28: Deadline for submitting campaign finance receipts to the Election Commissioner.

3.29: Voting begins (students will receive information via email about how to vote online). All registered students may vote.

3.30: Voting ends. Results will be sent out once the votes have been counted.

4.01: Deadline for filing grievances against a candidate.



In addition to the Senators, there are up to five (5) delegates on the Senate.


Each delegate shall represent a different constituency on campus. Delegates’ constituencies shall possess a seat until the conclusion of the Winter Semester.


The Internal Affairs Committee shall administer the process for soliciting and reviewing applications from constituencies, and recommending constituencies to the Senate.


In reviewing applications the Committee shall consider criteria that include, but is not limited to:

     a) Breath and degree of the constituency representation of the student body;

     b) Need for representation in Student Government

     c) The constituencies history of providing quality delegates; and

     d) The organization has been in good standing as defined by the University for at least

     two (2) academic years.


Delegate seats are awarded on a first-come first serve basis.


If your constituency would like to apply for a delegate seat, contact 

Fill out the following Form and include it in the email.

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