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Senior Class Officers

Senior class officers are elected in the spring of the junior year. Class officer election is handled as outlined in the Student Government General Election Laws of the UNC Student Code Election Regulations. Once elected, they are responsible for selecting other students to serve as the senior marshals for their class.

So You Want to be a Senior Class Officer…

Being a senior class officer is a major commitment that should not be taken lightly. The following should be considered seriously if you plan to run for senior class officers (president or vice president). Being a senior class officer is way more than a popularity contest.

You will

  1. need a running mate. The election is by ticket.  The president and vice president positions have to assigned to a person;
  2. need to meet with the senior class advisor PRIOR to declaring your candidacy;
  3. need to meet with the Annual Giving Liaison PRIOR to declaring your candidacy;
  4. produce a REALISTIC You will be held accountable to it;
  5. choose a chief marshal;
  6. assign/select committee chairs from selected senior marshals;
  7. lead the senior class marshals;
  8. be ready to represent the interests entire senior class;
  9. have a working understanding of the General Alumni Association (GAA);
  10. have a working understanding of the Office of University Development Department of Annual Giving and the Senior Campaign for Carolina;
  11. lead senior class marshals in promoting GAA alumni memberships during the spring semester of the senior year;
  12. lead senior class marshals in soliciting classmates to donate to Senior Campaign for Carolina;
  13. plan and execute with marshals, events for the senior class;
  14. hold one 1 hour office hour weekly in the senior class office;
  15. work/spend one 1 hour office weekly with the General Alumni Association (unpaid);
  16. work/spend one 1 hour office hour weekly at the Office of University Development Department of Annual Giving office (unpaid);
  17. meet weekly with the senior class adviser;
  18. meet every other week with cabinet (from marshals);
  19. meet every other week with all marshals (opposite the cabinet meeting);
  20. assist various campus departments in different duties;
  21. participate in May and December commencement for the current class;
  22. give a speech at your Commencement (president);
  23. serve on the GAA board of directors (president); and much, much more…
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