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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. 

Replacement Senator Application


Open Replacement Senator Seats:

  • Education (1)
  • Law (1)
  • Off Campus (1)
  • Non-Traditional (1)​

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 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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