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ASUCC 2015 Elections

Interested in being a student Leader?

Applications for the 2015-2016 officer positions will be accepted Winter term of 2014/2015.

Application Process

If interested in applying, an applicant must:

  • Meet with the officer currently holding the position prior to submitting the application.

A deadline for applications is Friday, April 17 @ 2 p.m. Candiates are still able to write-in after this date. Please review application packet for more information. 

  • A typed nomination statement of no more than 250 words;
  • A nomination petition with fifty (50) signatures from students currently enrolled for 3 or more credits at Umpqua Community College;
  • An ASUCC Student Government Application; and
  • An unofficial copy of the Umpqua Community College transcript. The transcript must include all quarters completed to date.

Download an ASUCC Officer Application Packet

In addition the applicant must:

  • Attend two ASUCC Student Government meetings in the current academic year and no later than May 19. The meeting requirement must be met prior to campaigning. If the applicant is unable to attend ASUCC Student Government Leadership Team meetings due to a class conflict, the applicant must meet with the Elections Chair to determine a viable alternative.

Optional, but recommended that the applicant attend an informational meeting scheduled for Friday, April 18, 2014 at Noon in the Vice President's Office in the Campus Center. Several of the current officers and the advisor will be present to discuss requirements for the positions and being a student leader.


Applicants shall receive a copy of the Candidates’ Handbook upon approval of their nomination petition by ASUCC Student Government Leadership Team. Campaigning runs from Tuesday, May 6 through the close of voting on Wednesday, May 21. However, candidates may not begin to campaign until they have received the Candidates Handbook, have reviewed the handbook with the ASUCC Elections Chair and have signed a Candidate Agreement. Candidates must also attend two ASUCC Student Government meetings in the current year and no later than May 21; the meeting requirement must be met prior to campaigning.

Applicants will not resort to character defamation, libel or slander of another applicant which includes, but is not limited to remarks and/or written statements regarding other applicants’ integrity, character and ability to hold office. ASUCC Elections are not a popularity contest. It is not an opportunity to belittle another applicant/candidate in order to appear better. This is about who you are and what you will bring to the position.

Selection Process

All qualified candidates who submit their application materials by the deadline will have their name placed on the ASUCC Spring Elections ballot. Any qualified applicant who misses the deadline may run as a write-in candidate, but must complete the application process by May 12 at 11am. Selection will be by popular vote in the ASUCC Spring Election.

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