Get Involved With Senate
Welcome to the Student Senate Opportunities site. If
you're interested in being a part of one of the oldest and most
influential student organizations on campus, this is the place for you.
Check back often as new opportunities are always being posted.
- Candidates must have at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be
enrolled full-time in a university degree-granting program or are
students enrolled in a co-op program or are students with minimum hours
- Candidates must be in good judicial standing with the University.
for school seats are only eligible to run for seats of the school in
which they are enrolled at the time of the election. Students who
are double majors or are represented by multiple senators can select
the constituency they wish to represent, but cannot run for more than
one senator seat.
- Candidates who have not yet declared a major classify as Dedman I.
Note to those applying for General Elections! This is a FULL YEAR commitment. You must be able to
attend Senate meetings from 3:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays for the
entire 2009-2010 academic year.
- Though you may only run for
one senator seat, you may apply for a Student Body Officer position,
Student Center Governing Board and/or Student Media Company Board of
Directors position in addition.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR APPLICATION DEADLINES!
Chair Positions: NOTE! These positions ARE for the 97th Student Senate. If selected you will serve as this chair position for a short transitional period this semester through the next academic year.
- Diversity Committee Chair
- Student Concerns Committee Chair
- Scholarship Committee Chair
- Finance Committee Chair
- Communications Chair
- Organizations Chair
>> Click Here to Apply for Chair Positions for the 97th Student Senate
General Committee Applications are now closed.
|Position Description & Job Responsibilities:
For Student Senate and Student Body Officer positions please review job descriptions and obligations in the Student Body Constitution. Note that Student Body Officer positions carry additional meeting and time requirements. Questions about Student Senate and Student Body Officer positions should be addressed to email@example.com.
Candidates for the Student Media Company Board of Directors should contact Jay Miller with questions.
Candidates for the Student Center Governing Board should contact Richard Owen with questions.
|Requirements for Candidacy:
- Currently enrolled as a full-time student (12+ hours), a
co-op program, or have the minimum number of hours to graduate
- Minimum SMU GPA of 2.5
- Currently declared in the school of the applicant's desired
|Application Period Closes:
|| Membership Chair Applications due by Feb 14th.
Other Chair applications due by Feb. 28th.
Senator position vacancies filled on a rolling basis.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.