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Freshmen 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. 

Regardless of whether or not you run 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!

The 2019 election for freshman senators begins on October 9th, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. and ends on October 10th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Everyone running in the Freshman Election must submit a Declaration of Candidacy. All forms are due to the Union Administrative Office by October 7th, 2019 at 12:00 pm. For more information please see the calendar and FAQs below, or contact the Elections Commission at









Click on the following forms for more information:

Freshman Elections Candidate Petition

Freshman Elections Declaration of Candidacy

Freshman Elections Calendar

Freshman Elections FAQs

Expense Report

Freshman Elections Rules

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