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Open Student Senate Seats


The time frame to apply to be a replacement senator has closed. If you are interested in being a senator for the 2018-2019 school year, please visit the Student Senate elections page. 

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.

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 Daniel Lee at or

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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