Associated Students of The University of Montana

The Associated Students of The University of Montana represents, empowers and advocates for UM students. As your student government, ASUM offers a place to voice your comments or concerns, and it works to improve the quality of UM education, fund student groups and provide valuable services.

2017-2018 Primary and General ASUM Election Schedule

Wednesday, March 29: Registration Forms, Petitions, and Questionnaires are due to the ASUM office in UC 104 by no later than 5 p.m. Petitions will not be accepted unless all required digital files are submitted. Questionnaire Responses must be emailed to by 5:00 PM.

Thursday, March 30: MANDATORY informational meeting for all candidates, UC 326 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. This is for candidates that did not attend the meeting on March 16. 

Monday, April 3:

  • Campaigning begins!
  • UC Window Lottery:Candidates should arrive at the UC by 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 2nd. Candidates may begin hanging posters in the UC immediately following the lottery.
  • Rules for campaigning are online at
  • Candidate information will be posted in the UMontana app (ASUM Elections tile will become available at this time).

Wednesday, April 12: Primary Election (if needed). The election will be held on the UMontana App.

Monday, April 17: All candidate Income/Expense Statement forms are due by 5 p.m. at the ASUM office front desk, UC 104 (more information at

April 17 - 21: Candidate Forums/Debates TBD.

Thursday, April 20: Finalization of ballots.

Wednesday, April 26 - Thursday, April 27: General Election – Voting is open 4/26 @12:00 am and closes at 4/27 @ 8:00 pm
on the UMontana mobile app and at (desktop version).

Fiscal Year 2018 Final Budgeting Allocations

Line item allocations and spring travel allocations are posted in hard copy outside the ASUM Offices in UC 104.

Fiscal Year 2017 Final Budgeting 

View the minutes from the Senate's Final Budgeting meeting on Feb. 27th, 2016.

ASUM Election Results: 

View the 2016 ASUM Election Results.