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Open Student Senate Seats

The most common way students get involved in Student Senate is by running with coalitions during Spring elections each year. In these elections, University of Kansas students vote for their preferred student government coalition for the next academic year. To learn more about the Student Senate elections, click here.  

There is an application required to apply for an open seat in Student Senate.


Print an application here.


Replacement Senator applications must be submitted to the Student Senate offices, Kansas Memorial Union, Room 410. 
For questions/more information, email our Chief of Staff Charles Jetty at or


Open Student Senate Seats

Replacement Senators are to fill out the above form.

The open replacement Senate seats are:

  • Architecture and Design (1)
  • Engineering (2)
  • Journalism and Mass Communications (1)
  • International Undergrad (1)


Open Appointed Student Senate Seats

Appointed Senators for KU-related organizations are chosen by their respective organization they are to represent in Student Senate. Appointed Senators need not fill out the two forms above.

The open appointed Senate seats are:

  • Multicultural Greek Council - 1 open seat
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council - 1 open seat
  • Jayhawker Towers Tenants Association - 1 open se at
  • Jayhawker Towers Tenants Association (JTTA) - 1 open seat
  • Asian American Student Association - 1 open seat


An associate Senator is elected from each of the legislative committees: Finance, Multicultural Affairs, Student Rights, and University Affairs. Elections were held during the second committee meeting of the Fall semester, on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. All of these Associate seats are currently filled.

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