Join a Senate Standing Committee

Nominations are currently being accepted for undergraduate and graduate students to serve on a variety of Senate Standing Committees for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2020. The deadline has been extended. 


Students may serve on Senate committees without having been previously elected to a governance position. To be eligible, all students must be in good academic standing, and undergraduate students must have completed at least 4.0 credits prior to service.


Click on the title of each committee to learn more about its mandate, terms of reference, and composition.

Senate Committee on Curriculum, Admissions and Studies Policy

  • One undergraduate position (as an alternate)

Senate Library Committee

  • One graduate position

Honorary Degrees Committee

  • One graduate position

Senate Review Committee

  • One undergraduate position
  • One graduate position

Application and Process

Please complete the below form.

  • Nominee Information

    Note that all fields marked by a red asterisk are mandatory.
    Please select all committees you are interested in serving on.
  • 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 Standing Committee 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


Contact the Assistant University Secretary Kathy McKinley at or visit Room 607 Robertson Hall between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.