Leave your mark on Fordham, run for USG!

Interested in running for United Student Government, improving the student experience at Rose Hill, and being the change you want to see on campus? Great! Our general election process is now underway, and here is everything you need to know:

Step 1:  Download the Packet

Download the Candidate Packet and Election Code (Links to the right).

Step 2: Attend an Info Session

Learn more about the various roles, the election process and timeline, and the rules that pertain to informal campaigning season. While the Info Session is very brief, it will be your opportunity to ask questions about USG elections! There will be 2 Info Sessions, which will be on Tuesday, September 4th at 1pm-2pm & 5pm-6pm in Bepler Commons!

Step 3: Attend a USG Meeting

Attend one of USG‘s weekly senate meetings! All USG Senate meetings are held on Thursdays at 5:30pm in McGinley 237 and are open to the public.

Step 4: Complete the Candidate Packet and Attend the Mandatory Meeting

Collect the required number of petition signatures and fill out any of the forms included in your packet. These packets are due on Friday, September 7th at 5pm-6pm in Campbell Multipurpose Room.

Step 5: Campaign!

Let your fellow classmates learn your ideas and why they should vote for you. Present your platform at Meet the Candidates Night on Wednesday, September 12th at 7pm in Bepler Commons. Keep campaigning until the polls close at 5pm on Friday, September 14th!

If you have any questions, contact us!


Contact the Election Commissioner, Dom Pietromonaco at dpietromonaco@fordham.edu 

Open Positions
  • 3 FCRH and 2 GSB Senators from the Class of 2022
  • 2 GSB Senators from the CLass of 2021

Learn more about the positions at an Elections Info Session!