G. Graduating Class Officers – Qualifications and Guidelines

The following are the qualifications and guidelines for the graduating class officers:

  1. Grade Requirement: GPA – 3.50 for president and vice-president; 3.00 for other offices.
  2. SSO clearance regarding behavior.
  3. Religion – The president, vice-president, and class pastor must be Seventh-day Adventists.
  4. Should be May graduates (not December or Intersemester) and have completed their Thesis/FS.
  5. Stay on campus or its vicinity during the second semester. Those who have practicum or OJTs in Manila or in distant places are disqualified.
  6. The president and the vice-president must not have any major office like SA President, Editor-in-Chief of Silang Memoirs or College Voice.
  7. Should have maintained a residency of four (4) semesters, including the current one.
  8. All INC grades of the graduating class officers should be completed before the election time.
  9. The candidate must be present during the election.
  10. Distribution of office for the graduating class should be according to the number of students in the college. Should there be no qualified candidate from a certain college, then the nomination may be opened to other colleges.
  11. The offices are:

                  President………….......  1                      Auditor…………………… .  1

                  Vice-President……......  1                      PIO……………………......   1

                  Secretary………….......  1                      Class Pastor…………….    1

                  Associate Secretary..... 1                      Artists…………................   2

                  Treasurer………….......  1                      CGS Representative………  1

                  Associate Treasurer.....  1

  1. As much as possible, the qualified candidates for the specified offices below must come from the following colleges:

                   Treasurer/Auditor………….   COB

                   Class Pastor………………..   COT

                   Artists………………………     Fine Arts Dept., CAH

  1. Officers must subscribe to the university graduation philosophy in planning for the whole event – the 4 S: simple, short, significant and sacred.
  1. Voting will be by secret ballot.

Outlined below are the procedures involved in approving college representatives for the Senior Class Organization:

PROCESS

IN-CHARGE

DATE

  1. Approval of application for graduation and evaluation of checklist of department candidates qualified for senior class organization.

Department Chair

2nd Friday of September

  1. Approval of application for graduation of qualified college representatives for senior class organization.

College Dean

4th Friday of September

  1. Confirmation of application for graduation.

Registrar

2nd Friday of October

  1. Election of college representatives.

College Dean

3rd Friday of October

  1. Senior class organization.

VPAA, College Deans, and Senior Class Sponsors

4th Friday of October