RSU Election 2019

Vote March 12, 13, 14

Interested in getting involved with your Student Union?

Interested in playing a pivotal role in student affairs and politics?

Interested in improving student life and services for Ryerson students?

The Ryerson Students' Union is a membership-driven organization that duly elects members at large to serve as elected representatives for all full-time undergraduate and all graduate students at Ryerson University. In the fall semester of each academic year, the membership of the Ryerson Students' Union elects members to fill vacant board positions for the remainder of the academic year.

VOTE March 12, 13, 14

Login to your RAMSS account
Opens Tuesday 9am
Closes Thursday 4pm

Or visit a polling station
Tue & Wed 10am-5pm
Thu 10am-4pm

  • POD56 lounge (across Career Centre)
  • SHE (ground floor, across the elevators)
  • KHE (ground floor, outside KHE127)
  • ENG (ground floor, across coffee kiosk)
  • RCC (ground floor lobby near the entrance doors)
  • TRS (12th & 14th - 8th floor, 13th - 7th floor)

You must be enrolled in a full time undergraduate program OR a full time or part time graduate program to be eligible to vote.

For voting accommodations or questions, contact the Chief Returning Officer at


Full List of Position details can be found in the Nomination Package and RSU Bylaws.

A. Executive Committee
The Executive Committee oversees the day to day operations of the RSU. The Committee is responsible for carrying out the directives of the membership and creating meaningful student services and resources to improve student life and support students on and off campus. The Executive Committee represents Ryerson Students on campus, provincially and federally to protect the rights of students.  

  1. President (1)
  2. Vice President Education (1)
  3. Vice President Equity (1)
  4. Vice President Marketing (1)
  5. Vice President Operations (1)
  6. Vice President Student Life (1)

B. Board of Directors - Faculty Representatives and Number of positions
The RSU Board of Directors manage the affairs of the RSU. Representative are elected from each faculty. The Board of Directors maintain committees to carry out the functions of the RSU and participate on an ongoing basis with membership engagement and concentrate on issues facing the Faculties.

  1. Arts (4)
  2. Community Services (5)
  3. Communications and Design (5)
  4. Engineering and Architectural Science (5)
  5. Science (3)
  6. Ted Rogers School of Management (7)

C. Graduate Representative Committee
The Graduate Representative Committee represents the specific needs of Graduate Students and manage the Graduate Representative Council. Two (2) members of this committee sit on the Board of Directors.

  1. Chairperson (1)
  2. Deputy Chairperson Education (1)
  3. Deputy Chairperson Finance (1)
  4. Deputy Chairperson Student Life and Events (1)

D. Other Representatives
International Student Representative (1) 


Positons are open to all RSU Members - All Full time Undergraduate Students and all Graduate Students

  1. Executive Committee - Open to All current full time undergraduate students  AND all full time and part time graduate students.
  2. Faculty Representatives - Open to All current full time undergraduate students.
  3. Graduate Representative Committee - Open to All Full Time and Part Time Graduate Students.
  4. International Student Representative - Open to All current full time undergraduate students AND all full time and part time graduate students registered as an international student.


OPEN - February 1, 2019
CLOSE - March 4, 2019 at 5pm

Nomination Process
Nominees are required to get nomination signatures from the RSU membership to become a successful Candidate. 

  1. Executive Committee Positions - 50 signatures
  2. Faculty Representative Positions - 25 signatures
  3. Graduate Representative Committee Positions - 10 Signatures
  4. International Student Representative - 30 Signatures

Nomination package and forms: 
Visit us at the RSU Main Office, SCC311, Student Centre
Also available online:

All Candidates Meeting

Date: Monday, March 4
Location: TBA
Time: TBA

Election Q&A

Join us for the Election Q&A 

Monday, March 11


OPEN - March 5, 2019
CLOSE - March 14, 2019 at 4pm

Get Involved

Election Appeals Committee
The Election Appeals Committee is a volunteer committee made up of students that review appeals of the decisions of the Chief Returning Officer pertaining to candidates. This is an important committee that ensures that the election process is transparent and democratic. For more info, visit

Passionate about student elections? Help us get the word out! The RSU is looking for volunteers to join our street team to promote the election and raise voter turnout. To volunteer contact

Poll Clerks


Chief Returning Officer | | SCC311 | 416.979.5255 x 2169 | Office Hours - Monday to Friday 10am-6pm