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Senator Application

The application deadline has passed. Thanks to everyone who applied.

Qualifications

  • 2.75 cumulative GPA as calculated by the Office of the Registrar (or cumulative high school GPA)
  • Full time student status (Enrolled for at least 12 credit hours and must maintain full-time enrollment status while in office)
  • Good standing with the University and no formal disciplinary record

Expectations

  • Research and advocate for student perspectives on campus matters
  • Attend all SGA Senate meetings on Wednesdays from 4:00-4:50 p.m.
  • Participate in SGA programming and events
  • May be assigned to, and must thereafter participate in, committees deemed necessary by the SGA
  • Submit one piece of legislation per semester to the Senate for consideration

**Students only enrolled at Ft. Campbell should contact SGA for more details

Benefits

  • Meet and work with the best and brightest at Austin Peay
  • Represent the “students’ voice” on campus issues
  • Gain valuable leadership experience
  • Network with faculty, staff, and administration
  • Be involved in programming campus wide events
  • Truly influence change and improvement for the benefit of APSU students

Deadline

The deadline to turn in applications will be Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014, at 4:30 PM.

**In order to become a SGA Senator, students must turn in a completed Application AND be elected by the student body. Note: All applications will be dated and time stamped upon submission.

Orientation

Freshman and Graduate candidates must attend a one hour Candidate Orientation session prior to running for office. Candidate Orientations will be on September 4th at 8 AM and 4 PM in the SGA office, MUC 115.

  Candidates will not be eligible to run for office unless they have attended one of these mandatory sessions.  If class prevents you from attending one of these two orientations, please contact Will Roberts, SGA Chief Justice.

Campaigning

            Word-of-Mouth campaigning shall be permissable at any time. Print campaigning may begin twelve (12) hours after the conclusion of the final mandatory candidate orientation meeting. At this time, all candidates eligible for office will be featured on the SGA website (www.apsu.edu/sga).  See the SGA Electoral Act for campaign guidelines.

Elections

All voting will be conducted online. Students may vote at any time of the day within the set voting period.

** For More Information: Contact the SGA Chief Justice, Will Roberts at sgacj@apsu.edu **

Format: (xxx) xxx-xxxx
I authorize Austin Peay State University (Student Affairs Office) to provide the APSU Student Government Association Election Board with verification of my eligibility for this office, including major/college membership, enrollment status, credits earned, grade point average and disciplinary standing. I have read, understand and will abide by the Campaign Rules in the SGA Electoral Act. I further understand that I may be held responsible for ALL campaigning done in support of my candidacy. And, I agree to attend ONE of the mandatory Candidate Orientations to be held September 4th at 8 AM and 4PM.