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Freshman Elections

Freshman 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, Sept. 5th beginning at 8 a.m. and ending on Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 4:00 p.m.

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 the Freshman election must either attend an informational session at 7:00 PM in the Regionalist Room of the Kansas Union on Thursday, Aug. 31, or email the Elections Commission for a makeup quiz. All forms are due to the Union Administrative Office by Friday,  at noon.

Click on the following forms for more information:

Freshman Elections Candidate Petition

Freshman Elections Declaration of Candidacy

Freshman Elections Calendar

Freshman Elections FAQs

Freshman Elections Rules


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