Join Senate

Senate elections are held twice a year, in October and March.

There are 12 senate positions, with specific requirements for each:

  • 4 Senators at Large
    • Two Senators at Large are elected each semester
    • Any member of the student body is eligible to run for the position of Senator at Large
    • Elected by the entire student body
  • Residence Hall Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester
    • Must be living in a residence hall at the time of their election
    • Elected by other members of the student body living in residence halls
  • On-Campus Housing Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester
    • Must be living in an on-campus house at the time of their election
    • Elected by other members of the student body living in on-campus houses
  • Off-Campus Housing Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester
    • Must be living off-campus at the time of their election
    • Elected by other members of the student body living off-campus
  • First Year Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester, with a term lasting only until the Spring Election
    • Must be a member of the First Year class
    • Elected by other members of the First Year class
  • Sophomore Senator
    • Elected during the Spring Semester
    • Must be a rising First Year student (someone who will be a Sophomore after the current academic year)
    • Elected by other members of the current First Year class
  • Junior Senator
    • Elected during the Spring Semester
    • Must be a rising Sophomore (someone who will be a Junior after the current academic year)
    • Elected by other members of the current Sophomore class
  • Senior Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester
    • Must be a member of the Senior class
    • Elected by other members of the Senior class
  • Greek Senator
    • Elected during the Fall Semester
    • Must be involved in Greek Life
    • Elected by other students involved in Greek Life