Student Government Elections

Welcome to the Student Government Association Elections site!

Student Government Association elections are held in the spring and fall of each year. Spring Elections involve the identification of elected officers and representatives for various positions. Fall Elections focus on filling Freshman seats and any other vacant positions. An Election Packet is available that contains all relevant information for elections, and is updated each semester. It will inform candidates and the campus community about the rules, regulations, and responsibilities of campaigning. An elections timeline is made available for review at prior to the launch of the fall and spring Elections cycle. You will also need to complete the digitial Nomination Form, there is no need to print a physical copy of this form. 

Who is Eligible to run for Student Government?

  • Students enrolled in at least 12 credit hours this semester. Graduate students should be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours this semester.

  • Have a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA at the time of their nomination, and maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA or above while in office.


Student Government Duties

All Student Government members upon winning their seat in Student Government Elections will be expected, regardless of position, to:

  • Attend all weekly SGA meetings on Thursdays at 12:30-1:30 in 128 HB or attend online through the platform chosen by the executive board
  • Attend any special SGA meetings as called by the SGA President.
  • Vote on necessary matters at meetings.
  • Hold a weekly office hour.
  • Volunteer for various SGA-sponsored events and community service initiatives.
  • Serve on campus committees as appointed by the SGA President.
  • Regularly check Email and Student Government Social Media sites for important communications.
  • Serve one hour per week in the Student Government Association office
  • Attend any and all SGA Fall & Spring Retreat & trainings.
  • Should be professional, responsible, reliable, articulate, and able to reach out to students to bring a student perspective where is needed.

Fall Election Positions

For the Spring elections, all positions will be open for election. Elections will be held in the Fall for the Freshman Senator positions, and any unfilled positions.

  • Senators

    • Seniors (2)

    • Junior (2)

    • Sophomore (1)

    • Freshman (2)

  • House of Representatives

    • 9 positions, open to all