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Rock the vote! Medgar Evers College student government reps, student activity fee on ballot

The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Student Government Association Online Elections begins on Monday, May 6, 2024, at 12:03 AM and ends on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 5:00 PM

Enrolled MEC students are members of the Student Government Association (SGA). Exercise your rights and make your vote count by voting for your SGA officers and on the Student Activity Referendum.

Student Body Elections

The SGA has budgetary oversight of all student clubs and organizations, as well as the SGA funds generated from your student activity fee. The student activity fee provides additional resources to areas such as the Writing Center, Learning Center, Differently Abled Services, and extra-curricular programming.

The SGA also participates in various college-wide and departmental committees and has the opportunity to take part in the planning and governance of academic and non-academic aspects of student life at Medgar Evers College.

All matriculated students are eligible to vote for executive board positions, and council positions for their respective classes. A degree-seeking (matriculated) student may vote for one (1) candidate for each executive board position, one (1) candidate for the class president within their class designation, and up to three (3) candidates for the class representatives within their class designation.

Class designations are as follows:

  • Freshman: 0-29.9 credits
  • Sophomore: 30-59.9 credits
  • Junior: 60-89.9 credits
  • Senior: 90 credits and above

All non-degree students may only vote for one (1) candidate for each executive board position.

Here are the Spring 2024-25 Student Body Election candidates: 


Kayshaun Higgs

Evening Vice President

Laquan Johnson


Brianna Alleyne 

Recording Secretary

Vermita Adolupus

Junior Class President

Gloria Ansah

Sophomore Class President

Junior Andrews

Freshman Class President

Mamodou Diomande

Freshman Class Representative

Aisha Dyer


Student Activity Fee Referendum

This year in addition to the election of the Officers of the Student Government Association SGA, the referendum is on the ballot for you to vote for the increase of the Student Activity Fee. The MEC student activity fee has only been increased once in the last 31 years. 

The Referendum will increase the student activity fee to be paid by full-time students at Medgar Evers College by $20 to $91.45 from 71.45 per semester, and the part-time fee will be increased by $13.00 to $ 59.45 from $46.45. and by $ 7.00 to $38.45 from $31.45 for Summer Session, effective Fall 2024. 

Full details of how the activity fee increase would be spent

Please read and follow the voting instructions below when voting. Your e-ballot will not be cast until you declare that you have examined your selections (votes) and indicate that your selections are complete and accurate. In addition, by clicking on the “Submit Button” you are giving consent to have your selections transmitted to a secure database for tabulation. Once you click submit you cannot make any further changes or vote again. The e-ballot online voting system is powered by Qualtrics.


How to Vote 

Please either click on or copy and paste the link into the URL field of a new internet browser.  This link will expire after you vote. Voting will start from 12:03 am May 6, 2024, and end on May 8, 2024,  at 5:00 pm. 

Below is the six-step process to vote.  Note, that you only have one (1) opportunity to press the ‘Submit’ button to submit your vote and exit the ballot.


How to Vote: Six-Step Voting Process 

  1. Click on the link in your email, the link is unique to you and contains your ballot. 
  2. VOTE for each position, click to vote for the candidate, or ‘Abstain from voting’. 
  3. Then VOTE For the Referendum Question, click “YES” or “NO” to VOTE
  4. Click the ‘Next’ button to go to the next page. 
  5. A review page will show once you have finished the last question. 
  6. Click ‘Vote’ to submit. ‘Back’ if modification is needed.  


If you cannot access your MEC student email, contact the IT Help Desk at

If you have trouble accessing the link  contact Faye Chan, Information Technology Senior Associate via email at

If you believe that you do not belong to the class designation shown on your e-ballot when you log on, DO NOT CAST YOUR VOTE. Log out, and contact