Eligibility Requirements for SGA Candidates

Thank you for your interest in running for office for the Becker College Student Government Association. By running for office, you are making a commitment to your fellow students to represent them in all of your actions. If elected, you will have a unique opportunity to further develop your leadership skills and to improve your campus. Serving on SGA is truly an honor and comes with great responsibility. This responsibilty requires dedication to the mission of SGA, and the ability of each student to give a considerable amount of time to their office and the students that they serve in their role.  For that reason, all candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements to run for an SGA Officer position:

  • Must be a full time student, and planning on being enrolled at Becker and on campus for the two semesters following elections
  • Candidates must file paperwork for candidacy, and have 25 student signatures in support of their candidacy
  • All candidates must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher (with the exception of Freshman Class Officers)
  • All candidates must be in good standing with the College according to Becker student conduct handbook and have no outstanding student conduct concerns

Note: Candidates running for President, Vice President for Leicester or Vice President for Worcester positions must also meet the following additional requirements:

  • Must have completed at least four semesters of undergraduate education
  • Must have served at least one year on a previous SGA executive board administration


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