DIXIE STATE COLLEGE OF UTAH

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL


Section: 5-Student Services

Policy No: 24

Approved: 4/26/96

Policy: STUDENT GOVERNMENT

5-24 STUDENT GOVERNMENT

24.1 The Associated Students of Dixie State College (ASDC) conduct student elections each spring semester to vote for a new president and vice president.

24.2 Soon after the final election, the newly elected president and vice president accept applications and resumes and interview candidates for selection of the balance of the ASDC council members, except for the freshman and sophomore class representatives.

24.3 It becomes the charge of the ASDC council to plan student activities and join with faculty and staff in serving on committees and councils to provide student input into the decision-making process of Dixie State College.

24.4 ASDC Constitution and Charter

The ASDC Constitution and Charter outline specific duties, processes, rules, and standards, both "Executive and Judicial," for ASDC council members and the student body of Dixie State College. A copy of the ASDC constitution and charter appears at the end of this section of the policy and procedures manual.

24.5 Election of Class Representatives

Both sophomore and freshman class representatives are elected in a primary and final election beginning fall semester each year. The representatives run as a single party, and upon majority vote, winners are declared and sworn into office. They then become voting members of the ASDC council.

24.6 Eligibility to Run for ASDC or Class Office

Eligibility guidelines have been established in the ASDC constitution and charter for student body officers (class representatives included) and must be adhered to in order for students to petition for positions and run for office.

24.6.1 These guidelines are available upon request from the vice president of student services, director of student activities, or student body president.