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First-Year Elections

Each fall, the University of Texas at Austin Student Government hosts first-year elections. These elections offer first-year students a unique opportunity to learn about the Forty Acres and advocate for their fellow first-year students to the Board of Regents, Texas Legislature, and University Administration.

Two (2) representatives are elected from the incoming class of undergraduate first-year students (including first-year freshmen and undergraduate transfer students to the University as so defined by the Office of the Registrar). These representatives serve one-year terms in the Student Government Assembly.

To file, please refer to the "How to File" section of this website. Please refer to the Student Government Constitution (PDF) and Student Government Election Code (PDF) for rules pertaining to the first-year elections. If you have any questions regarding the first-year elections, please contact the Student Government Supreme Court at

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