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Freshmen Elections

Freshmen Jayhawks,

Welcome to KU! You are beginning to embark on an incredible journey that will take you from orientation to commencement on Campanile Hill. The memories you make on this hill will last a lifetime, and the best way to create memories is to get involved! There are so many ways to be involved at KU, and we here at Student Senate want you to join us in our chambers this fall.Student Senate is the student voice that leads to tangible, meaningful change on our campus. 

Elections for freshman senators are Tuesday, September 13th beginning at 8am and ending on Wednesday, September 14th at 4:00m.

Regardless of whether or not you ran this fall, you can always get involved in Student Senate! Click on the Committees tab to learn how you can get involved with one of our four standing committees, where every KU student has voting rights!


Rock Chalk!


Everyone running in Freshmen election must either attend an informational session at 7:30 PM in the International Room of the Kansas Union on Thursday, 9/8, or email the Commission for a makeup quiz. 

Click on the following forms for more information:

Freshman Elections Calendar

Freshman Elections Candidate Petition

Freshman Elections Declaration of Candidacy

Freshman Elections FAQs

Freshman Elections Rules

Connect With Your Senate!

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