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Student Leadership Council Elections

The 2021 Student Leader Elections for the positions of Student Trustee and Officers of the Student Leadership Council will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, March 17 and 18, 2021. The election will be held online at All currently enrolled College of DuPage students are eligible to vote. This includes staff and faculty members who are registered in a credit course.

Students who are returning for the 2021-2022 academic year and who meet the eligibility requirements may run for the available student leader positions. Officers of the Student Leadership Council may earn up to $1350 per semester for their leadership involvement.

Learn More About the Positions

Candidate Information Packet

Included in the Candidate Information Packet:

  • Position Fact Sheets
  • Election Timetable
  • Nominating Process Steps
  • Candidate Statement and Photo Information
  • Virtual Candidate Forum Invitation
  • Election Procedures & Rules
  • Sample Student Leader Acceptance Agreements
  • Student Leadership Council Defining & Operating Documents
  • Relevant Board of Trustee Policies

Become a Candidate for Office

If you are interested in running in the 2021 elections, please submit the Candidate Interest Form (you will need to sign in using your Blackboard credentials)

Candidate Interest Form

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2021 Student Body Elections will have temporary changes to the election procedures. View the update below for a concise list of changes.

COVID-19 Update Information

Important Dates

  • Feb. 1 - Candidate Interest Form Available
  • Feb. 26 - Nominating Petition & Statement of Candidacy and Compliance Form Due
  • Mar. 1 - Candidates Confirmed
  • Mar. 3 - Campaign Period Begins
  • Mar. 5 - Deadline to Withdraw Candidacy
  • Mar. 8 - Final Specimen Ballot Posted Online
  • Mar. 11 - Virtual Candidate Forum
  • Mar. 17 & 18 - Election Days
  • Mar. 19 - Election Results Posted Online

Election Forms

Candidate Interest Form

Statement of Candidacy and Compliance

Statement of Withdrawal of Candidacy


For more information, contact:

Stephanie Quirk, SLC Advisor
(630) 942-2647

Chuck Steele, SLC Advisor
(630) 942-2642