Registration for SGA election begins

Students interested in running for a Student Government Association office position must turn in their statement of candidacy or intent by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Forms, along with a detailed timeline and the election manual, may be found at vote.ua.edu.

Any fulltime student who is in good academic and disciplinary standing and meets University-mandated requirements for officers of registered students qualifies for candidacy.

 

Senate Eligibility

 

Undergraduate students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 2.3 on a 4.0 scale.  Candidates must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UA.

Law students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Candidates must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UA.

Graduate students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Candidates must have earned at least nine credit hours from UA.

*Any graduate or law school candidate whose undergraduate degree was earned from UA is exempted from the credit hour requirement as long as his or her undergraduate GPA at UA was at least a 2.3 on a 4.0 scale and he or she has the appropriate graduate or law school GPA.

 

SGA Executive

 

Undergraduate students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 2.3 on a 4.0 scale. Candidates must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UA.

Law students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Candidates must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UA.

Graduate students: Overall cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Candidates must have earned at least nine credit hours from UA.

*Any graduate or law school candidate whose undergraduate degree was earned from UA is exempted from the credit hour requirement as long as his or her undergraduate GPA at UA was at least a 2.3 on a 4.0 scale, and he or she has the appropriate graduate or law school GPA.

 

SGA Campaign Timeline

 

Fri., Feb. 17

All Statements of Candidacy/Intent due via e-mail to

sgaelections@sa.ua.edu by 5 p.m.

 

Fri., Feb. 17 to Mon., Feb. 20

Candidate applications certified by the Elections Board

 

Wed., Feb. 22

Mandatory Candidate Orientation #1, Ferguson Center Ballroom, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

All Executive and Senate candidates and their campaign managers must attend one of the orientation sessions

 

Thurs., Feb. 23

Mandatory Candidate Orientation #2, Ferguson Center Anderson Dining/Sitting Room (Room 302), 6:30-8 p.m.

 

Sun., Feb. 26

Official campaign period begins at 5 p.m. – candidates may distribute campaign material

 

Mon., Feb. 27 & Tuesday, Feb. 28

Candidacy announcements at the Ferguson Plaza

 

Sun., Feb. 26 to Mon., March 5

Candidate Forums sponsored by student organizations

 

Tues., March 6

Elections; polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Thurs., March 8

Run-off (if necessary) via voting on mybama.ua.edu

 

 

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