Call for Undergraduate Students

Nominations for undergraduate students to serve on Senate for a one-year term, beginning July 1, 2024, and ending June 30, 2025 were accepted till March 1, 2024. However a few vacancies remain as of March 4 and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis, provided the nominee meets eligibility requirements:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences – 2 vacancies
  • Sprott School of Business – 1 vacancy

Learn more about the role of a Senator.


February 1, 2024: Call for Expressions of Interest begins
March 1, 2024: Deadline for expressions of interest (4pm)
March 11-12, 2024: Faculty Election Period
March 14, 2024: Candidates are notified of the election outcomes/post on web
April 5, 2024: Senate meeting – member ratifications
April 8, 2024: Announcement in Inside Senate

After March 3, vacancies will be filled on a first-come first-served basis, provided that the candidate meets eligibility requirements and completes the nomination form in its entirety.

Eligibility Requirements

Students elected to Senate must meet the following requirements:

  • Previous academic governance experience at the faculty or department level at Carleton University
  • Be registered at the university in an undergraduate program
  • Be registered in at least one course in each of the Fall and Winter terms in the academic year when they were elected and during their period of service
  • Have completed successfully at least 4.0 credits prior to service
  • Maintain the academic status of “Eligible to Continue” throughout their period of service
  • If any of these requirements are not satisfied during the term of service, the student must resign from this position.


If you are interested in serving on Senate, please fill out the nomination form below.

Please, note that all fields marked by a red asterisk are mandatory. Unless all mandatory fields are filled out, your application cannot be submitted.

  • Nominee Information

  • Students elected to Senate must have been previously elected to a governance position at the faculty or department level.
  • Statement

    Please provide a brief description on why you would like to serve on Senate. In the case of election, this will appear on the Senate website.
  • Privacy Information

    Personal information collected through this form will be used and disclosed by Carleton University under the authority of the Carleton University Act, 1952, and in accordance with sections 39, 41 and 42 of Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The purpose of this processing is to administer the application and nomination process for Senate positions. If you have any questions about the processing of personal information by Carleton University, please contact the Manager, Privacy & Access to Information, by phone at 613-520-2600 ext. 2047 or by e-mail via


Kathy McKinley
Assistant University Secretary