Prospective Candidate Information

Thank you for your interest in running for an elected position on the Student Government Association or Class Boards. This page has a step by step outline on how to become an official candidate.

  • Refer to the official requirements for the position you are interested in being elected (Class Board positions or SGA Positions)
  • Attend an information session* held by the ACE Taskforce (See below for Spring 2015 sessions for SGA and Class Board positions).

Students who will be going abroad in the 2015-2016 academic year are not permitted to run. The term for each available position is one full academic year. 

  • Ask questions! Read the official candidate packet (only given out at information sessions)
  • Submit campaign materials by the deadline
  • Actively campaign and encourage your peers to vote
  • Attend Meet the Candidates Night

Email SGA-All-Campus-Elections-g with any/all of your questions. 

Spring 2015 Information Sessions


Information Sessions 
(Must attend 1)



Session 1

Wednesday, March 25

4:30pm / Blanchard 108

Session 2

Thursday, March 26

12:30pm / Blanchard 108

Session 3

 Friday, March 27

 12:30pm / Blanchard 318

Session 4

Friday, March 27

6:00pm / Blanchard 108

Session 5

Sunday, March 29

12:30pm / Blanchard 108 

Session 6

Sunday, March 29 

 6:30pm / Blanchard 108

Session 7

 Monday, March 30

 12:30pm / Blanchard 318

Session 8

Tuesday, March 31 

 12:30pm / Blanchard 108

Session 9

 Tuesday, March 31

4:30pm / Blanchard 108 


SGA & Class Board Elections Timeline

Candidate Application Packet Due:
(Petitions, personal statements, certification form)
Thursday, April 2nd @ 4:30pm in Blanchard 327

Candidate Campaigning:
Begins Thursday, April 2nd
Ends Sunday, April 12th (noon) 

Candidate Info Posted on Blanchard Bulletin Board:
Friday, April 3rd-13th 

Candidate Info Posted on Web: 
Friday, April 3rd at the ACE website and the SGA Facebook

Meet the Candidates Night*: 
(All candidates required to attend or send a proxy)
Tuesday, April 7th in Blanchard Great Room. Senate starts at 7:30pm.
Additionally, a 2-minute video may be submitted to be posted on the ACE website. The deadline to submit a video is Monday, April 6th.

Campaigning Ends:
Receipts & expense forms due by noon on Monday, April 13th. Bring to Blanchard 327. 

Begins Tuesday, April 7th (11:59pm)
Ends Sunday, April 12th (noon) 

Election Results: 
Announced to candidates via email, then to community
Tuesday, April 14th @ 7:30pm in Blanchard Great Room


You can download the 2015 election timeline here.

For regular updates on elections, "like" the SGA Facebook