June 2020

Staff Senate Nomination Period Opens Monday: Useful Links

If you were not able to join us for our Prospective Staff Senator Information Session, we hope you will review the recording to find out more information regarding how the senate operates and our mission.

The senate accepts nominations each June, and elections are held in July. Terms begin in August and are for two years. 2020 dates are below:

  • Nominations accepted Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 26, 5:00 p.m.
  • Elections held Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 24, 5:00 p.m.

To nominate yourself or a colleague, download and complete the Staff Senate nomination form. Completed forms are due to the Staff Senate administrative assistant by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26.  All nominations must be submitted electronically to

If you need further assistance with your nomination form, we will host Virtual Office Hours on June 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  You can drop-in to ask questions related to the nomination form and candidate statement.  You may also use this time to ask any further questions related to senate responsibilities.