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Under the College and Institutes Act, a student is defined as:
"a person the Registrar recognizes to be enrolled and in good standing in a course or program of studies at the institution"
Note: Student candidates must be currently enrolled at the college campus they are campaigning to represent.
All students who are registered in one credit course at the time of the election are eligible to vote. For the purpose of nominations, all students who are registered in one credit course at the time of the call for nomination are eligible for nomination. During the term of office, a student member of the College Board or the Education Council must:
If either condition mentioned above is not met then the student member must forfeit the seat on the College Board or Education Council.
Voting for each representative will take place within each constituent group. Students' campus course designation will be determined from the Student Information System.
The Registrar will sit ex-officio and will be non-voting. In the event of a conflict of interest, another voting member will be selected in consultation with the appellant. Decisions rendered by the Appeal Committee are final and binding. The appellant will attend the appeal hearing.