Have you seen student election campaign information around campus? Many hardworking candidates are making their cases to be elected to one of six presidential or vice presidential representatives on the Undergraduate Student Senate at Virginia Tech.

The open positions are president and five vice president roles: issues and policy, shared governance, administration, equity and inclusion, and finance. There also are several candidates for at-large senator and college senator. Information and platforms for each candidate can be found online

The Undergraduate Student Senate represents the student voice on university committees and commissions, helps make decisions on undergraduate student fee allocations, and works with other student leaders across campus to create the best experience for all Hokies.

Candidate debates will take place Tuesday, March 21, for both presidential and vice presidential candidates. The debates are scheduled from 4-6:30 p.m.  in  Haymarket Theatre, located in Squires Student Center. Attending the debates provides an opportunity to learn about the candidates’ platforms and how they plan to not only represent students within their roles, but also contribute to positive impacts on campus life. These candidates represent you and each student across campus.

Voting will take place March 20-26. All students can vote through GobblerConnect, beginning at midnight March 20 and ending at 11:59 p.m. March 26. Election results will be announced March 28 on VTx. Successful candidates will begin terms May 14. 

Please send any questions to usselections@vt.edu

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