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SGA Candidate Application 2020-21

This form is an application to run for the following 2020-21 Student Government Association offices:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Senior Class Senator
  • Junior Class Senator
  • Sophomore Class Senator

This application will be open February 17, 2020 through March 3, 2020.


Requirements for All Positions

  • 2.5 current cumulative GPA
  • Must be a full-time student at Lamar University
  • Must attend a required election rules meeting on March 6, 2020 at 1 pm.

Additional Requirements

President

  • Must have completed at least 45 semester credit hours at the time of filing for office.
  • Must have been enrolled at Lamar University at least one year prior to filing for office.
  • Two long semesters count as one year. Two summer sessions count as one long semester.
  • If elected, student cannot serve as President of any other student organization or as an officer in more than two student organizations.

Vice President

  • Must have completed at least 30 semester credit hours at the time of filing for office.
  • Must have been enrolled at Lamar University at least one year prior to filing for office.
  • Two long semesters count as one year. Two summer sessions count as one long semester.
  • If elected, student cannot serve as an officer in more than two student organizations.

Secretary-Treasurer

  • Must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at the time of filing for office.
  • Must have completed one long semester at Lamar University immediately prior to the semester of their election.
  • If elected, student cannot serve as an officer in more than two student organizations.

Senior Class Senator

  • Must have completed at least 90 semester credit hours by the start of the Senator's term of office, June 1, 2020.

Junior Class Senator

  • Must have completed at least 60 semester credit hours by the start of the Senator's term of office, June 1, 2020.

Sophomore Class Senator

  • Must have completed at least 30 semester credit hours by the start of the Senator's term of office, June 1, 2020.

Election Timeline:

March 3 - Application for Declaration of Candidacy closes
March 6 - Mandatory Candidate Meeting, 1:00 p.m.
March 6 - March 25 - Campaign Period
March 24 - March 25 - Polls open/Polls close


For questions or comments please contact:
Todd Shaver, Director, Student Setzer Center
SGA Advisor
Setzer Center 270
tshaver@lamar.edu or 409.880.7240

 

 


This form closed on March 4, 2020 12:00 AM CST