Do you want to make a difference in your campus community? Interested in planning awesome events? Are you enthusiastic about academics or budget and finances? Do you feel your College, School, Institution or Group need a voice?

If you answered “yes” to any these questions then you should consider running for a position with your Students’ Union.

The USSU is looking for undergraduate students to become the 2017-2018 Executive, Members of Students’ Council (MSC) and Student Senate representatives.

University Students’ Council (USC) is the USSU’s governing body and is authorized to pass the annual budget, establish policies and direction for the USSU in areas affecting students and to help give direction to the Executive Committee with respect to same.

Elected members serve for a period of one academic year (May 1 – April 30).

The USSU Bylaw and the Election Policies describe the rules for the election, we invite you to familiarize yourself with the election process, if you have any question, you can email communications@ussu.ca.

USSU Bylaw
Senate Election Policy

USSU General Election Schedule 2017

February 6

Call for nominations for Executive, Senate and Members of Students’ Council positions begins. Nomination forms for Senate available at the USSU office, Room 110, Upper Place Riel.

February 27

MANDATORY Orientation Meeting for all undergraduate students who wish to run for Members of Student Council in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4 p.m. Chaired by the USSU GM. Nomination forms will be available at the Orientation Meeting.

February 28

MANDATORY Orientation Meeting for all undergraduate students who wish to run for Executive in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4 p.m. Chaired by the USSU GM. Nomination forms will be available at the Orientation Meeting.

March 3

Nomination forms must be delivered to the USSU office by 4:00 p.m.  A refundable deposit of $100.00 must accompany nomination forms for Executive.

MANDATORY Procedures Meeting for ALL nominees in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4:30 p.m. Chaired by the Chief Returning Officer. Finalize forum locations, dates, and times.

March 6

GMD to begin checking academic standing of nominees.

March 8

GMD to finish checking academic standing of nominees.

March 13

Campaigning begins at 12:01 a.m.

March 22

Voting begins at 9:00 a.m.  There shall be no campaigning within 30 feet of any fixed, internet-connected computer on voting days.

March 23

Voting ends at 4:00 p.m.  Deadline for formal complaints, must be delivered to the USSU office by 4:00 p.m.

Elections Committee meets at 4:00 p.m. to discuss urgent disciplinary matters and to ratify the results, which will be emailed from PAWS to the ACRO and GMD by 4:30 p.m.

Election results, subject to further discipline, are announced in Place Riel at 5:00 p.m.

All campaign material must be removed by 11:59 p.m.