Student Council

The Student Council is comprised of 33 elected representatives and is chiefly responsible for exercising the legislative powers and duties as stipulated by Wisconsin State Statute 36.09(5). Currently, ASM is in its 24th session, which lasts from May 2017 – April 2018.

24th Session Student Council Representatives

24th Session Meeting Schedule


For the 24th session, seats on the Student Council are allocated as follows:

Business (1)
Life Sciences / Veterinary Medicine (2)
Education (1)
Engineering (2)
Freshman (4)
Graduate (6)
Human Ecology, Nursing, Pharmacy (2)
Letters and Sciences (12)
Law (1)
Medicine (1)
Special Student (1)


Beginning the 25th session, seats on the Student Council will be allocated as followed:

Business (2)
Agricultural & Life Sciences (2)
Education (1)
Engineering (3)
Graduate (7)
Human Ecology (1)
Letters and Sciences (12)
Nursing/Pharmacy (1)
Professional (2)
Special Student (2)


Every student at UW, Madison is eligible to vote for student council representatives from their school or college (i.e. students in the School of Business vote for business representatives while students in the School of Letters & Science vote for L&S representatives).

Elections for all seats are held in the spring of each year and ALL students are encouraged to vote.

Find out how to run for a seat on Student Council

Find out about vacant seats on Student Council