Elections

Student Government elections take place once each academic year to elect the Student Body Presidents and Vice Presidents, as well as Senators representing their respective Colleges within FIU. The Election process takes place every year on both at MMC and BBC.

All officials elected serve for a one-year term, except for the position of Chief Justice that serves for two consecutive years. Voting takes place for two days at various polling locations on campus. If you have any questions regarding elections, you can contact the Elections Coordinator or Commissioner in the SGA office at GC 211 or WUC 301.

To qualify to run in the elections, a student must fill out the appropriate forms with the Elections Coordinator.

MMC Elections Board

Tatiana Arevalo
Elections Commissioner
elections@fiu.edu
  • Elections Timeline

    Elections: April 7-8, 2020 – voting.fiu.edu

    Voting Instructions - View Here

  • 2020 Candidates
  • Candidate Qualifications
    • Be a student at FIU or be admitted to begin coursework at FIU during the summer or fall 2018 terms.
    • Register (or be registered) to take no less than 6 credit hours during the fall 2018 term.
    • Register (or be registered) to take at least half of course load at MMC or BBC to join its SGA branch.
    • MMC Requirement: Must be available every Monday (Senate) at 4 p.m. to attend mandatory senate meetings. President, Vice President, and Comptroller Candidates must be available every Wednesday at 4 p.m. to attend cabinet meetings. 
    • BBC Requirement: Must be available every Monday (Senate) or Wednesday (Cabinet) at 3:30 p.m. to attend mandatory senate, executive cabinet, and general meetings (Last Wednesday of the month).

    **All qualifications listed in the Legislative Documents

  • Registration Instructions

    MMC: 

    1. Fill out the electronic form below and attach your resume. 
    2. You will be informed when your candidate form is approved
    3. Attend an Informational Session

     REGISTRATION FORM

    MMC Elections Commissioner, Labib Ahmed, elections@fiu.edu

    BBC: 

    1. Fill out the electronic form below and attach your resume
    2. After turning in your SGA qualification verification, someone from the SGA office will be in contact with you soon!

    SENATE REGISTRATION FORM
    PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT REGISTRATION FORM

    BBC Elections Commissioner, Chelsea Oscar, cosca005@fiu.edu 

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Contact

SGA MMC
GC 230
305-348-2121
sgammc@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 7 pm


SGA BBC
WUC 301
305-919-5680
Fax: 305-919-4060
sgabbc@fiu.edu

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm


Council Staff

Dr. Michelle Castro
Associate Director
mimcast@fiu.edu

Larissa (Adames) James
Assistant Director
ladames@fiu.edu