|Step 1||Applications are available beginning February 7th and are due by February 21st. Applications are found at go.uic.edu/studentelections. Please be sure to follow any and all instructions listed on the application for position in which you are running for.|
|Step 2||Nominating Signatures and Academic Eligibility forms are collected online. Both of these items can be found at go.uic.edu/studentelections. We encourage applicants to share go.uic.edu/studentelections to students who wish to nominate. If you do not see your name on the nominating form, it is because you have not completed the "intent to run" form. Please complete this form and contact the EPC so that your name can be added.|
|Step 3||Please check your email as the EPC will be sending you updates on how many signatures each applicant has so far. The EPC will send updates by 6pm on the following dates: 2/11, 2/16, 2/18, & 2/21.|
|Step 4||If you have any questions or concerns as part of the application process, please contact the EPC at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Step 5||It is expected that all applicants and candidates familiarize themselves with the EPC Rules and Regulations. This can be found at go.uic.edu/epc|
Here you can find the official student election timeline to stay up to date this election season. Once applications are live, you can also find the link to the Nominating Signatures form as well as the Certificate of Academic Eligibility. Lastly, for students who would like to submit a referendum for the ballot, information can be found here.
February 1st Election materials made available online at the go.uic.edu/studentelectionswebsite. *PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR INTENT TO RUN PRIOR TO SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION.* February 12th 5:00pm Deadline to submit all election materials (Declaration of Nominee, Certification of Residency, Election Petition, Nominating Signatures, Candidate Platform, Headshot Photo, Support Petition or Petition Form) to the Office of the Dean of Students via UIC Connection. No extensions given. February 12th Candidates can begin submitting campaign materials for EPC review, electronically via the “Submit Campaign Materials” link found at go.uic.edu/epc. Applicants can begin submitting materials in anticipation of their candidacy prior to eligibility confirmed by EPC. Please note: the ability to submit campaign materials to the EPC, does not equate to an approved candidacy. Eligible must be confirmed by EPC before officially utilizing any materials for campaign purposes. February 15th Deadline by which candidates are notified of their qualifications via e-mail. February 15th - March 10th Campaigning officially begins on February 15th at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:00 PM on March 10th. Candidates can only begin campaigning once they received notice of their eligibility by the EPC. March 5th - (TBD) (TBD) - Meet the Candidates & Debate Event. Opportunity before voting polls open for student body to meet and ask questions to candidates of the student election. March 9th Voting begins at 9:00 AM on March 9th and ends at 4:00 PM on March 10th. March 9th Update of total votes posted on the Dean of Students website no later than 4:00 PM. March 10th Tentative election results posted on the Dean of Students website no later than 6:00 PM. March 12th Deadline to submit complaints by 4:00 PM in the Office of the Dean of Students, 3030 SSB
The EPC will certify the final election results and forward the information to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs pending all complaints have been reviewed and resolved. Final election results will be posted on the Dean of Students website after approval from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
Students who wish to submit a referendum to be added to the ballot in this year’s 2020-2021 Student Elections should complete the form found here: https://uic.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/start/387253.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT A REFERENDUM FOR THE 2020-2021 BALLOT IS FEBRUARY 24TH AT 5PM.