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ASG: Fall Recruitment Details

Posted on Saturday, September 27, 2014

We are accepting applications from September 28, 2014 until October 5th, 2014 (at midnight) here at Wildcat Connection. The application is fairly short, but plan to have enough time to review your responses before the deadline.

There are two different options to apply for during Fall 2014: 

  • committee members
  • residential senators

All residential senators are also committee members, so the application above is sufficient for both choices.


Committee members form medium-sized teams to:

  • create academic, extracurricular opportunities in collaboration with university administrators and community leaders
  • identify shortcomings of the NU community, and then address them through technical solutions, event planning
  • improve ASG’s ability to understand and communicate with 8,000+ undergraduates
  • promote a more inclusive NU community through policy, events, and positive dialogue
  • provide student organizations with better access to funding and resources

Committee members should expect to meet once-a-week for about an hour, and to work on their projects outside of meetings for a few hours or more each week (depending on your commitments). 


Here are descriptions of each committee, and contact information for each Vice President. We strongly recommend reading these descriptions before submitting an application, and contacting the respective Vice President if you want to learn more about a specific team.


Residential senators are also committee members, and in addition to committee duties:

  • represent their residential, extracurricular communities in conference among other senators
  • draft high-impact legislation regarding campus issues, ASG, and university policy
  • participate in pressing, relevant discussions with student group leaders and university administrators
  • commit greater organizational time and resources to projects they and their constituents find important

Residential senators should expect to be just as occupied as committee members, with about a 2-hour additional commitment to senate meetings every week.

Applicants interested in the residential senator position must submit their applications by Friday, October 3rd at midnight.

Once your application is submitted, standby until you are contacted by an ASG Vice President (VP) during the week of October 6th.

When every applicant for a committee has been interviewed, the VP will contact successful applicants and unsuccessful applicants regarding their status. Successful applicants will go on to meet with their new teams, and unsuccessful applicants may be provided with another chance to interview with another committee.

Regardless of the results of the application process, please understand that our needs on committees are always changing. There are many ASG members who weren’t accepted in the fall, but successfully joined in the winter, spring, or following year (we recruit every quarter).

We wish you the best of luck with finding a student organization that enables you to work on projects that matter to you.


ASG Executive Board