NOMINATION PERIOD

NOMINATIONS OPEN
Tuesday, September 15 at noon
Prospective candidates read through the candidate handbook and nomination package.

CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSIONS
Tuesday, September 15 at noon (videoconference link)
Thursday, September 17 at noon (videoconference link)
Need more information about the CSU and the role and responsibilities of being a board member before submitting your nomination package? Come to this information session to learn more about the CSU and to have all your questions answered!

EARLY NOMINATION PACKAGE REVIEW DEADLINE
Monday, September 21 at noon
Prospective nominees may submit their nomination package early if they would like the elections administrator to review it before the deadline.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE
Wednesday, September 23 at noon
Prospective nominees must submit completed nomination materials to the elections administrator or in person at the desk in the CSU Members Centre (Library 195) by the Wednesday, September 23 at noon. Nominations received after this time WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

CANDIDATE ORIENTATION
Thursday, September 24 at noon (videoconference link)
All candidates are required to attend this candidate orientation meeting prior to campaigning. The elections administrator will provide an overview concerning the electoral procedures as well as other relevant rules and important information you need to know before you begin campaigning. If you are not able to attend this meeting, you must contact the elections administrator directly to arrange an alternate meeting time.

CAMPAIGN PERIOD

CAMPAIGN PERIOD BEGINS
Thursday, September 24
 (after mandatory candidate orientation session)
Before campaigning, you must attend a mandatory candidate orientation session, at which time you will receive a copy of the candidate’s handbook, which will provide detailed information regarding campaign rules.

CANDIDATE FORUM
Tuesday, September 29 10 at noon (videoconference link)
Thursday, October 1 at noon
(videoconference link)
Candidates forums offer an opportunity for candidates to speak to students about their goals and visions for their work at the CSU. Attendees members may also ask candidates questions. While attendance at the forum is not mandatory, candidates are strongly encouraged to attend.

POLLING
Polls will be open online from October 6 at 9:00am to 5:00pm on October 8.

ELECTION RESULTS

PRELIMINARY RESULTS
Ballot tabulating will take place immediately after the polls have closed. Notice of the results will be posted once the results have been tabulated.

OFFICIAL RESULTS
Subject to any recounts or other appeals required or requested, results will become official as soon as the election administrator’s report is presented to the CSU’s board of directors; the results shall be official and binding upon the society.

EXPENSE REPORT SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Monday, October 12 at 9:00am
An electronic expense can be submitted electronically using the online form. A printable version of the form may be submitted in person at the CSU Members Centre or scanned and emailed to [email protected].

ELECTED TERM
Mid-October to May 31, 2021
Results will become official as soon as the election administrator’s report is presented to the CSU’s board of directors, likely mid-October.