ASUCC Bylaws

Article VII—ASUCC Student Senator Appointments

Section 1—ASUCC Student Senator Applicant Qualifications

  1. Returning Students
    1. All returning students who apply, must, at the time of application:
    1. Be currently enrolled in six (6) credits or more at Umpqua Community College
    2. Possess a 2.50 cumulative grade point average (GPA) at Umpqua Community College
    3. Possess an immediate previous quarter grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 and have completed a minimum of six (6) credits.
    4. Be in good financial standing with the college.
    5. Not have any outstanding disciplinary or grievance actions with the college.

A student cannot serve as a senator if he/she was asked to resign or has been previously dismissed from the position.

  1. New Students (defined as a student who has not previously earned college credit at Umpqua Community College)
    1. All new students who apply, must, at the time of application:
      1. Be currently enrolled in six (6) credits or more at Umpqua Community College.
      2. Be in good financial standing with the college.

Section 2—Filing for ASUCC Student Senator Positions

Applications for senator positions will be made available quarterly at all times. Filing requires that the following be submitted to the ASUCC Vice President:

  1. A petition for candidacy with fifty (50) signatures from currently enrolled Umpqua Community College students, enrolled in three (3) or more credits, to be verified by the ASUCC Vice President and the ASUCC Advisor.
  2. A typed platform and qualification statement no less than two hundred and fifty (250) words and no longer than five hundred (500) words.
  3. An ASUCC Student Leadership Team application form.
  4. An unofficial copy of the candidate’s Umpqua Community College transcript. Transcripts must include all quarters completed prior to the application deadline. Unofficial transcripts are required of all returning students.

Section 3—Selection of ASUCC Student Senators

After submitting an application for student senator, the applicant will be scheduled for an interview with the ASUCC President and ASUCC Vice President. After the interview, the applicant will be presented to the ASUCC Student Leadership Team as a potential senator. The ASUCC Student Leadership Team will then vote on whether to approve the applicant for the senator position. A senator applicant must be approved by a simple majority vote of the ASUCC Student Leadership Team.