Senate Vacancy Applications can be accessed by clicking here and it's due on June 30th at 11:59 Eastern Time.
The following seats are open for applications
School of Business, Graduate Student Seat (3 available)
Milken Institute School of Public Health, Graduate Student Seat (4 available)
School of Nursing, Graduate Student Seat (1 available)
School of Engineering & Applied Science, Graduate Student Seat (3 available)
What does the SA and the Senate do?
Serve as representatives of their affiliated student population. Proactively engage with students to understand their experience, needs, and questions.
Participate in the university decision-making process, such as amending the Code of Student Conduct and the Code of Academic Integrity.
Represent students in university bodies, such as Joint Committee on Faculty and Students, Student Grievance Board, and different advisory councils.
Allocate and administer Student Body Funds, including funding to graduate student umbrella organizations.
Provide feedback to the University on student-related policies and/or practices.
Act as the student counsel for university administration, faculty, and staff.
What are the expectations of a Senator?
Attend meetings (including Full Senate Meetings and committee meetings; virtual options are available, or you can appoint a proxy);
Communicate with your peers to raise their concerns;
Provide feedback to University Leadership on student experiences;
Host office hours (minimum 1 hour/week in the fall-spring semester, can be virtual);
Time commitment is 2-5 hours/week (depending on your availability and committee involvement).