Recruitment & Elections

Create a better Cal Poly for current and future generations of students! 

Meet the 2024–25 Candidates

See the list of current candidates and write-in candidates running for 2024–25 ASI president and ASI Board of Directors.

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The ASI Presidential debate.

Chair of the University Union Advisory Board Nominations

Nominations for the 2024–25 Chair of the University Union Advisory Board (UUAB) will be accepted during the UUAB meetings on April 4 and April 18, 2024. Any currently enrolled Cal Poly student may submit the name of an eligible student for nomination during the UUAB meetings where nominations are accepted.

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UUAB members in the Rec Center.

File for Write-In Candidacy for ASI president or ASI Board of Directors

Students interested in playing an active role in Student Government are encouraged to file as a *write-in candidate for ASI president or ASI Board of Directors. Write-in candidates must file the required paperwork within 24 hours after polls close, by 9 a.m. on April 26, 2024.

*write-in candidate names will not appear on the ballot and will need to be written in at the time of election.

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Meet the 2024–25 Candidates!

ASI Presidential Debate & more before voting days start April 23!

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ASI Elections Overview

ASI elections are held each spring to determine the student leadership for the following academic year. Elected representatives include the ASI president and the ASI Board of Directors.

The ASI president is the only elected at-large student leader at Cal Poly and serves as the official ASI representative to the university and the general public.

The ASI Board of Directors consists of 24 elected positions that serve as the official voice of Cal Poly students in regard to student advocacy efforts and ASI corporate activity.

Filing for ASI president and ASI Board of Directors opens on Feb. 5, 2024. For additional resources, visit Recruitment & Elections FAQs.

2024–25 ASI Election Timeline

File for Write-In Candidacy!

See yourself reflected in ASI Student Government—file for the 2024–25 Elections.

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Recruitment & Elections Committee

Recruitment and Elections Committee

The ASI Recruitment & Elections Committee is responsible for the effective recruitment of candidates and facilitation of the ASI Elections to serve in every branch of Student Government in addition to ASI Leadership Team positions, ASI Executive Cabinet, and University Union Advisory Board (UUAB). Information on committee meeting times and locations will be available during the spring quarter.

 

Recruitment and Elections Disciplinary Sub-Committee

The ASI Recruitment & Elections Disciplinary Committee is a subcommittee of the ASI Recruitment & Elections Committee formed during spring quarter, and is the governing body for all alleged violations of the ASI Election Code. The community is invited to attend the weekly scheduled meetings.

Positions

ASI Student Government is comprised of both elected and appointed student positions. During ASI elections, the ASI president and Board of Directors are elected through a campuswide student vote. Students interested in appointed positions are required to apply, go through an interview process, and are then selected to serve.

Elected Position

ASI President

Elected in the spring, the ASI president represents the general student body and acts as the official representative and host of ASI to university administration and the general public. The ASI president serves for the fiscal year and is responsible for providing input regarding corporate operations and student advocacy.

Write-In candidates can complete the required candidate filing forms and submit their intent to run until Friday, April 26, 2024 at 8 a.m.

Elected Position

ASI Board of Directors

Serving as the official voice of Cal Poly students, the ASI Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from each academic college. These student-elected representatives establish policies and parameters for the affairs, properties, personnel, and operations of ASI, in addition to representing students at a campus, city, state, and federal level.

Write-In candidates can complete the required candidate filing forms and submit their intent to run until Friday, April 26, 2024 at 8 a.m.

Appointed Position

ASI Executive Cabinet & Chief of Staff

The ASI Executive Cabinet is comprised of members appointed by the ASI president and chief of staff who work with Executive Staff volunteers, Cal Poly students, ASI staff, and community members to carry out the president’s goals. Applications for cabinet positions including the chief of staff open during spring quarter.

Learn more about the ASI chief of staff position. Recruitment for the chief of staff position will be April 22–May 9, 2024. 

Learn more about the ASI Executive Cabinet. Recruitment for the ASI Executive Cabinet will be open April 29–May 17, 2024. 

Appointed Position

University Union Advisory Board

The University Union Advisory Board (UUAB) is comprised of one appointed student member from each academic college including the vice-chair, one ASI Board of Directors representative, and the ASI president or designee. UUAB representatives advise the university president and ASI executive director on policies, programs, and improvements related to ASI-managed facilities including the Julian A. McPhee University Union, Cal Poly Recreation Center, Cal Poly Sports Complex, Doerr Family Field, and Cal Poly P.

Learn more about the UUAB. Recruitment for UUAB membership will be open April 29–May 10, 2024. 

Learn more about the Chair of the University Union Advisory Board position. Nominations for the Chair position will be accepted at the UUAB meetings on April 4 and 18, 2024. 

Learn more about the Vice Chair of the University Union Advisory Board position. Recruitment for the Vice Chair position will be May 20–31, 2024. 

 

Candidate Documents

ASI President Candidate Important Documents

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ASI President Responsibility Guide

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Overview of ASI Officer and Board of Directors Roles

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ASI President Write-In Packet

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ASI Board of Directors Candidate Important Documents

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Board of Directors Responsibility Guide

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Overview of ASI Officer and Board of Directors Roles

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ASI Board of Directors Write-In Packet

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General Candidate Documents

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Election Timeline

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Election Code

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Qualifications for Office

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Instant Run-Off Voting

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ASI Elections Withdrawal Form

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FAQs

View the Frequently Asked Questions on the ASI Recruitment and Elections processes.

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