UWSA – University of Windsor Students' Alliance

2023 UWSA General Election

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NOTICE OF NOMINATION: 2023 General Election  

Thursday January 26, 2023 | Message by the Chief Returning Officer  

Notice is hereby given that Nomination Days will begin on Thursday February 2, 2023, and run through until Wednesday February 15, 2023, at 5:00 PM. The nominations for the election of candidates of the following offices will be received via email to the Chief Returning Officer -CRO (crouwsa@uwindsor.ca).  

Note that the Nomination packages will be available on Thursday February 2, 2023, online at https://uwsa.ca/elections/2023-general-election. Any collection of nominators prior to the release of the 2023 Nomination Forms will not be valid. All nomination forms must be completed digitally.  

Nomination Period will end Wednesday February 15, 2023, at 5:00 PM and all Nomination Packages must be submitted via email. All candidates will be contacted prior to the Mandatory All Candidates Meeting.  

Please read the Elections Info page first before filling out a nominations package.

The General Election is held annually to elect four new executives and representatives to the Board of Directors. Candidates will be able to campaign in person on campus, as well as campaign materials will be made available online by the candidate and on our website to inform students, who are eligible to vote, of the platforms each candidate is running on.

Students are also able to vote on proposed referendums.

The schedule below has all of the important dates and times for this year’s general election. As well, all the important documents are available below, including the nomination package when it is available.

Download the official Elections Schedule here.

Nomination Packages

Available Positions


Jan 26th

Notice of Nominations
Call for eligible students interested in running in the UWSA General Election.

Feb 2nd - Feb 15th

Nomination Period — Deadline 5PM
All completed nomination packages must be submitted to the CRO on Feb 15th

Feb 17th

All Candidates' Meeting — 12PM or 6PM
Every candidate or proxy representative must be present for one of two virtual meetings.

Feb 18th - Feb 26th

Preparation Period
During this period, candidates are to prepare all online campaign materials.

Feb 26th

Content Approval — Deadline 5PM
All campaign content must be submitted to the CRO.

Feb 28th - Mar 7th

Campaign Period
Candidates can release all approved campaign content.

Mar 8th

Voting Period — Starts at 9AM
First day UWindsor students will be able to log in and vote for eligbile candidates.

Mar 9th

Voting Period — Ends at 6PM
Last day UWindsor students will be able to log in and vote for eligbile candidates.

Mar 9th

Election Results - Live at 7PM
Unofficial results will be livestreamed on UWSA Facebook at 7PM.

Mar 9th - Mar 12th

Appeal Results — Deadline 7PM
Any appeals regarding unofficial results must be submitted to the CRO.

Below is the list of available open elected positions. In your Nomination Form, fill out the “Position” box with the position you’re interested in running for. The Nomination Form is available below.

Job Descriptions

UWSA Executives

Vice-President Student Life
Vice-President Student Advocacy
Vice-President Finance  & Operations


Board Positions

Faculty Representative
Student Senator
Board of Governors Representative

UWSA Representative Positions

Number of Vacancies

President 1
Vice-President of Finace & Operations 1
Vice-President of Student Services 1
Vice-President of Student Advocacy 1
Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science 3
Faculty of Business 2
Faculty of Computer Science 1
Faculty of Drama 1
Faculty of Education 1
Faculty of Engineering 2
Faculty of Human Kinetics 1
Faculty of Law 1
Faculty of Music 1
Faculty of Nursing 1
Faculty of Science 2
Faculty of Social Work 1
Faculty of Visual Arts 1
University of Windsor Residence 1
International Students 1
First Year Students' Representative 1
Senate Student Representative 3
Board of Governors Representative 1

important documents

An FAQ can be found on the Elections Info Page. Please take some time to review the Important Documents relating to UWSA Elections. In particular, the UWSA Referendum Policy and the UWSA Elections Policies will be very helpful in answering any questions regarding elections and referendums.

for general election inquiries and office hours

Chief Returning Office (CRO)

Campaign Preparation Period: 

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday, February 23, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Campaign Period: 

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Thursday March 02, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday March 07, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Voting Days:

Wednesday March 08, 2023 – 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Thursday March 09, 2023 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM