UW Student Regent

The University of Washington Board of Regents is the University’s governing body whose broad responsibilities are to supervise, coordinate, manage and regulate the University, as provided by state statute. The Board of Regents consists of ten members, one of whom is a student. The Student Regent represents the varying perspectives of students at the university – both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as students at the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses. The Student Regent is appointed by the governor to serve for one year. The role and voice of Student Regent will be especially important in the coming academic year as the University is faced with many difficult decisions.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a UW student currently enrolled in 6 undergraduate or 4 graduate credits, or on leave as defined by Executive Order 50.
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Must be planning to be enrolled at the UW for the academic year in which they serve.
  • Must be available to serve the entire term, from June to June .
  • The 3-5 finalists cannot run as a candidate in the ASUW, ASUW-B, ASUW-T or GPSS elections.

2014-2015 Application

The application for the 2014-2015 University of Washington Student Regent is officially open at tinyurl.com/sturegapp. The Student Regent will be appointed by Governor Inslee as a full member of the 10-member Board of Regents. This person will have a vote and a voice on all major University decisions, such as tuition rates and approving new construction projects.

For more information on the Board of Regents, see the following: http://www.washington.edu/regents/

Submit your application and attached letters of reference by Monday, April 21st at 11:59pm for consideration.


Board of Regents