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SGA 2023-2024 Freshman Senate Election Information 

The Pepperdine University Student Government Association (SGA) is excited to inform you about the upcoming election cycle. Important dates and information needed to run for a position and make a difference on-campus by being a part of SGA.


Pepperdine SGA is a great opportunity to get involved in the Pepperdine community. SGA is dedicated to providing the students of Pepperdine University with quality representation through innovative advocacy programs. When a need arises we strive not to just pass that concern on to the administration, but to create and implement real solutions for the student body. Governed by an elected executive board, class presidents, senators, and appointed directors, SGA has several committees that work with administrators, faculty, and staff across the University to address student needs.

SGA Senate Meetings are scheduled for 8-10 AM on Wednesday mornings. If you are running for an SGA position, please make sure you are available on Wednesday mornings. If you have a class conflict, we encourage you to see if another section is offered at a different time. For questions, contact the SGA VP of Administration,

Open Positions:

Freshman Class Senate

  • (1) Freshman Class President
  • (3) Freshman Senators

Election Schedule:

  • Interest Meeting:

    • Wednesday, August 30 at 6:30 PM in the Black Family Plaza Classroom (BPC) 190
    • Strongly encouraged for anyone considering a position in SGA to attend one of these meetings.

  • Candidates Meeting: Wednesday, September 6 at 9 AM in Thornton Administrative Center (TAC) Room 100

    • This meeting is mandatory for all candidates who are running. Dress is business professional. 
    • Complete a candidate form prior to the Candidates Meeting:
    • Bring your completed list of signatures 

  • Election Day: Wednesday, September 13 at 8 AM - Thursday, September 14 at 8 AM

  • Runoff Election Day: Wednesday, September 20 at 8 AM - Thursday, September 21 at 8 AM

    • A runoff election is only held if needed.

  • SGA Retreat: Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24 

    • Required for all members of SGA. These dates are subject to change.


Election Packets: 

SGA 2023-2024 Freshman Class Election Packets

Freshman Election Packet and Petition of Candidacy

*Printed packets can also be found outside the SGA office (TCC 260). 

Election Candidate Petition & Profile Forms

For questions about your Petition for Candidacy, please contact the SGA VP of Administration, Kimberly Banda Please complete your Freshman Election Form BEFORE the Candidates Meeting on September 6 at 9 AM.

For more information about each position, see the SGA Constitution.



Please direct any questions about elections to VP of Administration at