Departmental Association Elections Form

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Waterloo (GSA) works closely with the student associations at the department and program level to better represent and serve graduate students.

The GSA hosts online elections for:

  • GSA Councillors for departments without an association
  • GSA Councillors for departmental associations 
  • Executives for a newly forming departmental associations, including President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer

Please complete the form if you are would like the GSA to assit you with hosting elections for one or more of the above mentioned positions in your association. (Note: only areas that are not currently registered and recognized by the GSA will be listed.) 

Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Please enter your 8-digit WatCard ID number
Enter your first and last name.
Department/Program * (required)
Please choose your department, or describe your area in "other"
Position * (required)
Select the position(s) for which you will be holding elections
Election Start Date * (required)
Elections will open at 9:00 AM on the start date provided
Election End Date * (required)
Elections will close at 6:00 PM on the end date provided
A description of exactly who is eligible to vote (which departments/programs? both full and part time? check your constitution and bylaws)
* (required)
Please submit a MS Word file that includes the term start and end dates for the positions you are holding elections for and the list of candidates. For each candidate, include their name, a picture, a personal statement, and optionally a link to their web page or election web page. You may instead provide a link to your association website with the same candidate information. Also include any other information that should be displayed (e.g. link to your departmental GSA’s website).
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: doc docx.