How to get Involved

How We Can Help

USC Campaign School

This one-day session will be hosted in person in the UCC Community Room on Saturday, November 18th, from 10-4. Lunch and snacks provided!

Please register prior to end of day on Monday, November 13th.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret mead

Make a Difference

Why you should Run

Running in an election is a great way to get involved in a USC and represent the student body at Western.

There are lots of positions to choose from… from councillor positions, to faculty president, student senators, or USC president, there are a myriad of ways to get involved in student government.

Watch your ideas and initiatives be implemented and improve the Western student experience.

What is the USC?

We have prepared a brief introduction to help you understand this complex organization that exists to represent all undergraduate students at Western…

Your Plan of Action

Three Simple Steps

Deciding to run in an election is an exciting choice, but it can be hard to know where to begin.

Follow the three steps listed below for a broad understanding of how to get started


Choose a position

Find a position that reflects your goals working for the student body.



Submit your application on or prior to January 20th.



Begin your campaign process in accordance with the rules set out in By-Law 2 and the EGC Violations Policy.

We are here to help

Still have questions about the elections process? Wondering what Councillors do?

Email [email protected]

Make a Difference

Do you know someone who should run?

Nomination Group

Send an anonymous encouraging email to a Western student you think would make a great candidate!