Join Us

Student Government gives an introduction to the overall structure and function of the government and its processes. Working closely with other students and administrators gives USG members the opportunity to build strong, meaningful friendships and professional relationships.

There are many so opportunities to explore when you get involved with USG at UConn!


Run For Office

There are dozens of offices that come up for election in the two major election cycles for USG each year. Senate and Caucus each meets twice a month, with additional time commitments for various events hosted by USG. USG holds regular elections once a semester for a Residential and Class Senate seats.

The next USG Elections will happen in Fall 2019!

Visit the USG Elections Page

USG Elections

Apply for the Governing Board

The Student Body President often recruits fellow student leaders to help plan and execute their vision for strengthening the student body.


Apply to join USG’s Governing Board for 2019-2020! These positions will be paid for the upcoming year.

Apply for
Governing Board

Final application deadline was April 26, 2019 by 11:59PM

Join a Committee

Not interested in running for office? You can join one of our committees. Each committee focuses on a specific policy area central to a vibrant and diverse student body. Each committee meets once a week and focuses on USG’s specific missions or an aspect of student life.

Committees Interest Form

Interested in coming aboard? Fill out the form below and join us!

    Fill out this form to learn more about USG and how to get involved!