Student Association elections are held in the Spring and Fall of each year. The Executive Branch President and Vice President and Senators at Large, SUNY Assembly Representatives and University Council Representative are elected in the Spring. In the Fall, Living Area Senators are elected (Indian, State, Dutch, Colonial, Alumni, Empire Commons, Freedom Apartments, Liberty Terrace and off-campus).
To qualify to run in the elections, a student must fill out the appropriate forms, including the Self-Nomination form with the Election Commissioner and attend a Candidates Meeting. Campaigning usually starts a few days after the informational meeting.
Voting takes place for two days on MyUAlbany. To vote, 1.) Log onto MyUAlbany. 2.) Click 'Campus Life'. 3.) Click 'Student Elections'.
Spring 2013 Elections (Note new dates!)
Nominations for President/VP and Senator (login to MyInvolvement required) are being accepted until 5PM on February 27th.
There is a MANDATORY Candidates meeting March 1st at 5pm. There will be a Presidental and VP debate March 6th from 7-830 in the Assembly hall. Campaigning begins March 2nd at 12am. The elections are march 11th and 12th.