Get involved

Apply to run for office

The application is open from April 4th at 8 AM to April 8th at 5 PM. Candidates must have a major in their respective college, a 2.0 GPA and be enrolled in at least 7 undergraduate credits.

Important 2022 special election dates and information

  • April 4: Filing Period Opens at 8 AM
  • April 8: Filing Period Closes at 5 PM
  • April 11: Mandatory Candidates Meeting at 6 PM (All candidates MUST attend this meeting; if you are unable to, candidates must send an email in advance and send a proxy to attend the meeting)
  • April 12: Campaigning starts at 8 AM
  • April 13: Tabling Reserved for Candidates 10 AM-4 PM (tentative)
  • April 14:Tabling Reserved for Candidates 10 AM-4 PM (tentative)
  • April 18: Tabling Reserved for Candidates 10 AM-4 PM (tentative)
  • April 19: Tabling Reserved for Candidates 10 AM-4 PM (tentative)
  • April 20: Voting opens at 8 AM
  • April 21: Voting closes at 5 PM
  • April 22: Results posted on ASUN posting boards and ASUN social media by 5 PM

View the special election candidate packet

To report an elections violation, submit an Election Violation Complaint Form.

Open seats

  • College of Agriculture, Biotechnology, and Natural Resources (2 Senate Seats)
  • College of Business (3 Senate Seats)
  • College of Education (1 Senate Seat)
  • College of Engineering (1 Senate Seat)
  • College of Liberal Arts (1 Senate Seat)
  • College of Science (1 Senate Seat)
  • School of Medicine & Orvis School of Nursing (1 Senate Seat)
  • Reynolds School of Journalism (1 Senate Seat)

Vote for your ASUN representatives!

ASUN Special Elections will take place April 20th - 21st.

Voting will take place online via Pack Life. A physical polling location will be located in the Center for Student Engagement from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on election days.

Don't want to run for office?

Students can also apply for appointed positions in March. Check the student employment website for specific positions.

Not ready to run or apply for office?

Get your feet wet by participating in an ASUN internship program. Internship positions are available in various ASUN departments including the Senate, the Department of Programming and Legislative Affairs. Positions are usually made available on the student employment website at the end of summer.

For questions about elections

Contact the Co-Directors of Elections and Democratic Education, Dawson Frost (codirectorfrost@asun.unr.edu) and Amanda Vaskov (codirectorvaskov@asun.unr.edu).