This application contains all of the forms, rules and regulations, and information needed for a candidate in the Southwestern College SGA Elections.
Dear SGA Candidate,
Thank you for applying to become a member of the Southwestern College Student Government Association. By merely involving yourself in this election process you are taking an important step in helping our college to become a better place. Regardless of the outcome, your efforts are respected and appreciated.
Enclosed in this Election Packet are all the necessary forms and rules regarding the election process. Please take the time to carefully review all rules and regulations concerning campaign materials, deadlines for forms etc. Once you have received this Election Packet and filed for a position, you will be responsible for upholding these rules and regulations. Failure to comply could result in disqualification from office.
The Elections Committee is committed to helping you run a fair campaign. Please feel free to contact any member of the committee with questions or concerns that you may have. Every attempt will be made to ensure that the entire process occurs in an environment of fair play and clear communication. We ask that this courtesy be extended by all participants to each other and the committee.
SGA Elections Committee
Timeline for the SGA Senate Elections
Packets available: Monday, August 21
Packet Deadline: Thursday, August 31 (by 12 p.m.)
Campaign: September 5-8
* If you wish to campaign during Campaign Week, you must turn in your petition prior to posting. If you have questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews: September 5-6
Elections: September 7-8
Senators Announced: September 12
Senate Retreat: Sunday, September 17
The election process is extremely selective. You will be required to complete this application, as well as:
1. Interview with SGA Executive and Campus Life Director or Dean of Students (if interview is needed - for hired positions only)
2. Elected positions provide a petition of 50 undergraduate, currently registered, student signatures to be considered for a position (download packet below)
3. Submit 1 evaluation form from a professor or full-time staff member
If accepted you must be active for one full academic year
Download Senator Election Packet (includes Election Rules, Selection Process, Petition Signature Page, Campaigning Information & Ideas)