Thank you for your interest in SGA. Running for a seat on SGA can be both an exciting and rewarding experience. Getting elected is a great way to get involved and make a difference at Monmouth University.
The Senate is comprised of elected members that include a President and Vice President, 6 Senior Senators, 6 Junior Senators, 6 Sophomore Senators, 6 Freshmen Senators, 4 Senators At-Large and 2 Commuter Senators. Upon being elected the incoming President and Vice President will also select a number of Senators and/or Monmouth students to serve on the Executive Board. The Executive Board is comprised of a Parliamentarian, Treasurer, Chief Justice, President Pro-Tem, Finance Chair, Attorney General and Historian.
Undergraduate and graduate students may run for office during the spring election or when vacancies become available.
If you plan to run for a seat on SGA and intend to hold a campus wide campaign, you need to thoroughly review the election rules listed below. Candidates and/or their supporters MUST adhere to these rules. If a candidate (and/or their supporters) is found in violation of any of these rules that candidate may be disqualified.
The online application for the election of the 2013-2014 President, Vice President and Senators is due by 12 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2013. Candidates running for President or Vice President are also required to submit a platform statement (300 words max) to firstname.lastname@example.org by the above noted time and date.