How to Run for a Position

Step-by-Step Process on How to Run for a Position

  1. Positions: Familiarize yourself with the various positions available and make your decision. A great source is our Election Booklet and our current year's council reports. You may also contact the person in the current position you are considering. Contact information is on their webpage.
  2. Nomination Form: Fill out the online nomination form, at anytime during nomination week, DEADLINE is Thursday, Feb. 11th at 3:00 pm. You will need 12 names of undergraduate students to nominate you complete with their 1st & last name, uleth email address and their student ID#.
  3. Letter of Academic Standing: Submit your letter of academic standing from the Registrar’s Office & financial standing from your bridge account to before 3:00 pm, Thursday, Feb. 11th. 
  4. Mandatory Orientation: Attend the mandatory orientation meeting on Thursday, Feb. 11th at 5:00 pm on Zoom.
  5. Candidate Agreement Form: After the orientation meeting and before campaigning begins you will need to submit this online form.
  6. Election Rules: Know the Election rules and regulations especially on campaigning (this will be discussed in detail at the aforementioned orientation meeting.)
  7. Bio & photo for the ULSU Website: Your bio and photo for the ULSU website can be submitted to any time between Feb 12th until noon on Feb 26th (ELection Booklet page 21 for details).
  8. Candidate’s ULSU Social Media Promo: You may submit your information to anytime between Feb 12th until noon on Feb 26th (Election Booklet page 21 for details).
  9. Facebook Page: You may create your own candidate page anytime during campaign period only (Election Booklet page 21 for details).
  10. Campaign Dates: Make sure you do not campaign before the start date, Saturday, Feb. 20th at 8:30 am, and that you have all your campaigning materials removed by the closing date, Monday, March 1st at 8:30 am.
  11. Town Hall Speeches: Lethbridge & Calgary campus candidates prepare to give your Town Hall speech on Tuesday, Feb 23rd at 12:15 pm on Zoom, or on Wednesday, Feb 24th at 12:15 pm on Zoom.
  12. Executive Council Debate: Current Executive Council members and Executive Council candidates participate in the debate held on Thursday, Feb 25th at 12:15 pm on Zoom.
  13. Respect: Be respectful of other candidates campaigning materials and the University’s property.


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