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 freshmen 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! Upcoming sessions are:
- Tuesday, September 3rd at 1:00pm in Bepler Commons (1st Floor of Faber)
- Wednesday, September 4th at 1:00pm in Campbell Commons (Next Door to Cosi)
- Wednesday, September 4th at 5:00pm in Bepler Commons (1st Floor of Faber)
- Thursday, September 5th at 5:00pm in Bepler Commons (1st Floor of Faber)
- Various additional Election Information Sessions will occur in Freshmen Residence Halls throughout the week.
Also check our social media pages for locations and times.
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 Bepler Commons (Faber Hall) 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 Monday, September 9th at 5:30 in Bepler Commons (1st Floor of Faber).
Note: The Online Candidate Information Form is to be completed by this meeting.
Also Note: The Candidate Petition of the signatures will be uploaded via this form (follow the instructions in the form).
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 Tuesday, September 17th at 5:30pm in Bepler Commons. Keep campaigning until the polls close at 5pm on Friday, September 20th!
If you have any questions, contact us!
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Learn more about the positions at an Elections Info Session!