Seeking Student Applications for 2020-21 Committees and Boards

April 27, 2020

Campus and Student Life and the Office of the Provost are seeking student applications for a number of important committees and boards for the 2020-21 academic year. These positions provide students with the opportunity to work directly with faculty and staff, better understand University governance, and provide student input on important matters affecting the University. 

Board of Campus and Student Life – Student Representative

The Board of Campus and Student Life is a statutory board that advises and makes recommendations to Campus and Student Life and the Provost’s Office on matters affecting campus and student life at the University. The Board is seeking two students (representing the College and graduate divisions/professional schools) to serve a term of one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, at 12 p.m.

Independent Review Committee for the University of Chicago Police Department

The Independent Review Committee (IRC) reviews citizen complaints of abusive language, violation of rights, excessive force, and dereliction of duty brought against the UCPD. The Committee is seeking three students (representing the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools) to serve a term of one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, at 12 p.m.

University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee

The University-wide Student Disciplinary Committee is a standing committee appointed by the Office of the Provost and includes faculty, students, and staff specifically educated to resolve formal complaints under the Policy on Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct. The Committee is seeking students (representing the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools) to serve a term of one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, at 12 p.m.

The Office of the Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Advisory Board

The Office of the Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Advisory Board is a group of students that meets monthly in order to serve as a liaison between the Office of the Provost and undergraduate, graduate, and professional students regarding sexual misconduct. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide student perspectives and input on policies, procedures, and programs pertaining to sexual misconduct. The Board is seeking students to serve a term of at least one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, at 12 p.m.

University-wide Standing Disciplinary Committee on Disruptive Conduct

The University-wide Standing Disciplinary Committee on Disruptive Conduct (Disruptive Conduct Committee) is a standing committee appointed by the Office of the Provost and includes faculty, staff, and students specifically tasked with addressing reported allegations that a student has engaged in disruptive conduct, i.e., conduct that falls outside of the principles of free expression and meets the definition supplied by Statute 21. The Committee is seeking students (representing the College, graduate divisions, and professional schools) to serve a term of one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 15, at 12 p.m.

Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention Programming Center – Peer Educator

The Resources for Sexual Violence Prevention Programming Center (RSVP PC) Peer Education Program is designed to train a select group of University of Chicago undergraduate and graduate/professional students to effectively lead interactive workshops about sexual and relationship violence as well as bystander intervention for the campus community. Peer Educators are not counselors, but rather education specialists. The Programming Center is seeking students to serve at least one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 29, at 12 p.m.

The Office of the Provost’s Accessibility Student Advisory Board

The Office of the Provost’s Accessibility Student Advisory Board is a group of students that meets twice per quarter to serve as liaisons between the Office of the Provost and students (College, graduate, and professional) regarding the accessibility of the University of Chicago campus and issues specific to students in the University community with disabilities. The purpose of the Student Advisory Board is to provide student perspectives and input on programs and awareness pertaining to accessibility and individuals with disabilities. The Board is seeking students to serve a term of at least one academic year. The deadline to apply is Friday, June 12, at 12 p.m.

 Further details about these positions and the application process for each can be found at the links above.  For questions about any of these positions, students may contact Campus and Student Life at studentlife@uchicago.edu.