INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR USGA?

Elections for the Undergraduate Student Government Association Executive Council and Senate positions are held in the spring of each year. The elected Executive Council positions include President, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Communications, Vice President of Student Services, and Vice President of Finance. Members of each school can also choose to run for a Senate seat in their respective schools. Senate seats are apportioned according to enrollment in each school. The positions will be filled through a general election managed by the Election Commission. Any questions or concerns can be directed to the head of the Election Commission, Annisha Borah (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Before running for a position, each candidate must attend an interest meeting and submit the online application through Engage. A timeline of the elections for Spring 2021 can be found below: 

2021 USGA Election Timeline: 

  • February 15th: Intent to Run form opens on Engage at 8 AM *INTENT TO RUN FORMS ARE OPEN NOW*
  • February 15th, 17th, 19th, 23rd, 25th: Mandatory interest sessions for potential candidates (see specific times and locations below)
  • February 28th: Intent to Run form closes at 11:59 PM
  • March 3rd at 8 AM: Campaigning begins
  • March 9th at 7 PM: Election Debate for Executive Council via Zoom
  • March 15th at 11:59 PM: Campaigning ends (includes any in-person and/or online campaigning)
  • March 17th-19th: ELECTION DAY (48 hours starting at 8 AM; ending on 03/19 @ 9 AM)
  • March 19th at 9:30 AM: Viewing Party
  • March 19th @ 11:59 PM: Complaint Deadline for General Election
  • March 22nd at 8 AM: Run-off elections, if needed (24 hours starting at 8 AM)
  • March 23rd at 11:59 PM: Complaint deadline
  • March 24th: Final results announced

Mandatory Interest Sessions: