Elections

Interested in running for a year-long-term for a Residential or Class Senate seat this semester?
USG holds regular elections once a semester.

Fall 2019 Elections Timeline

08/28

Senate session to approve election packets

09/09 & 09/12

Candidate Info Sessions

9/10 - 9/17

Certified candidate one-on-ones will be scheduled

9/18

Final Elections Packets due at 5:00pm

9/25

Voting opens at midnight, closes at 11:59 pm

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Open Positions for Fall 2019

Calculated based on Section 1b of the Election and Campaign Policies

Senator Position Description

Academic Seats

Term ends Spring 2020

ACES 2
CAHNR 2
Business 1
Neag 1
Engineering 2
CLAS 4
Nursing 2
Pharmacy 1
Ratcliffe Hicks 1

Residential Seats

Term ends Fall 2020

Alumni Senators 3
Buckley/Shippee Senators 2
Busby Senators 2
Charter Oak Apartments Senators 2
Commuter Senators 8
East Senators 2
Garrigus Senators 2
Hilltop Apartments Senators 3
Hilltop Halls Senators 2
Husky Village Senators 2
Mansfield Apartments Senators 1
McMahon Senators 2
Next Gen Senators 2
North Senators 3
Northwest Senators 3
Northwood Senators 1
South Senators 3
Towers Senators 3
West Senators 2

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Candidate Checklist


  1. Attend an information session
  2. Submit election candidate form
  3. Collect 50 signatures through UConntact
  4. Sign up for one-on-one meeting after candidacy is certified

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Fall 2019
Important Dates


Wednesday, September 4

Involvement Fair
Fairfield Way

Thursday, September 5

Welcome Back BBQ
Fairfield Way

Saturday, October 5

USG Orientation
Alumni Center

** MANDATORY FOR ALL NEW AND RETURNING SENATORS **