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Student Government Elections

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For questions about student elections, please contact the EPC at studentepc@uic.edu.

The following student government positions are up for election. Please view the position you are interested in to learn more about their requirements for candidacy.

  • Must be a resident of the State of Illinois
  • Must have and maintain a grade point average that is equivalent to at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student at all times during his or her term of office (except during the summer term). Full-time status is, as defined in both the UIC Undergraduate and Graduate catalogs. The candidate must be registered as a full- time student at UIC during the election semester, as well as the fall and spring semesters of the elected term. For those elected to serve as SMBOT who graduate at the end of the Spring semester during his/her term, he/she shall continue to serve as SMBOT until June 30, 2024.
  • Must not have a disciplinary record in the Office of the Dean of Students
  • Must be in good Academic Standing as defined by the candidate’s college
  • Must be registered as an enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Must not have a disciplinary record in the Office of the Dean of Students
  • Must be in good academic standing as defined by the candidate’s college
  • Must be registered for at least eight credit hours at UIC
  • Must not have a disciplinary record in the Office of the Dean of Students

Important Steps for Applicants Heading link

Step 1 Applications are available beginning February 6th and are due by the end of the day February 20th. 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: 2/9, 2/14, 2/17, & 2/20.
Step 4 If you have any questions or concerns as part of the application process, please contact the EPC at studentepc@uic.edu
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

EPC: Elections Rules & Regulations

Student Election Documents Heading link

Here you can find the official student election timeline to stay up to date this election season. For students who would like to submit a referendum for the ballot, information can be found here.