Loyola University Chicago

University Staff Council

USC Elections

University Staff Council members are nominated and voted on by staff at Loyola University Chicago. Elections take place at the during Spring each year. Once elected, University Staff Council Members are required to serve for a minimum of two (2) years and a maximum of three (3) years.

Submit a Nomination for University Staff Council

Please contact us at StaffCouncil@luc.edu for any questions regarding University Staff Council Elections.


Any full-time staff member (exempt or non-exempt) at the Lake Shore Campus, Water Tower Campus, or Health Sciences Campus can be nominated and run for University Staff Council. Staff members must be in good standings with the University, as confirmed by the Department of Human Resources.

Any Loyola staff members can nominate another staff member to run for University Staff Council.  Additionally, staff members can also nominate themselves. There is no limit to how many staff members you can nominate.

Submit a Nomination for University Staff Council.

Once all nominations are received, Human Resources will confirm that the nominees are in good standing at the University.  Afterwards, an email will be sent out to the nominees (who are in good standing) inviting them to run for University Staff Council. Nominees will be asked to submit a Statement of Purpose/Bio in order to confirm their candidacy in this year's elections.

During the voting period, all Loyola staff members will receive emails with a link to the electronic ballot.