UWSA – University of Windsor Students' Alliance

2024 UWSA General Election

NOTICE OF NOMINATION: 2024 General Election  

Thursday January 25, 2024 | Message by the Chief Returning Officer  

Notice is hereby given that Nomination Days will begin on Monday February 5th, 2024, and run through until Thursday February 15, 2024, at 9:00 AM. 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 February Friday 2nd, 2024, online at https://uwsa.ca/elections/2023-general-election. Any collection of nominators prior to the release of the 2024 Nomination Forms will not be valid. All nomination forms must be completed digitally.  

Nomination Period will end Thursday February 15, 2024, at 9:00 AM 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.

All-Candidates Meeting Sign-up here.

Nomination Packages

Available Positions

Schedule

Jan 25th

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

Feb 5th - Feb 15th

Nomination Period — Deadline 9AM
All completed nomination packages must be submitted to the CRO on Feb 15th

Feb 16th

All Candidates' Meeting — 10AM or 5PM
Every candidate or proxy representative must be present for one of two virtual meetings.

Feb 17th - Feb 22th

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

Feb 24th

Content Approval — Deadline 11:59PM
All campaign content must be submitted to the CRO.

Feb 26th - Mar 4th

Campaign Period
Candidates can release all approved campaign content.

Mar 5th

Voting Period — Starts at 8:59AM
First day UWindsor students will be able to log in and vote for eligbile candidates.

Mar 7th

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 7th - Mar 9th

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

President 
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 4
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)
crouwsa@uwindsor.ca

Campaign Preparation Period: 

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Campaign Period: 

Monday, February 26, 2024

Monday March 04, 2024 

Voting Days:

Tuesday March 08, 2024 – 8:59AM

Thursday March 07, 2024 – 7:00 PM