Education Council

Are you interested in a student position on NIC’s Education Council?

Every year, NIC students elect four representatives to provide leadership, insight and skills on NIC’s Education Council. Over the year, students provide valuable perspectives while gaining tangible experience and connections to support their career goals.

Why should I get involved?

  • Contribute your voice and vote on policies and decisions that affect student experiences and success
  • Gain experience with budgets, strategic plans, revenue generation and public relations
  • Work with successful community members
  • Strengthen your project management and team-building skills
  • Build your résumé
  • Raise your academic and professional profile
  • Learn about governance and the guidelines of running meetings

What is the Role of the Education Council?

NIC’s Education Council has four student representatives and two main functions. It advises the Board of Governors on NIC’s educational policy, such as NIC’s mission statement, educational goals and priorities. The council also sets policy related to programs and services, such as new courses and programs, library services and student discipline procedures. They meet monthly, usually on the third Friday of the month.  Students receive an honorarium of $100 per meeting for participating in monthly meetings of Education Council.

Start Today

Pick up a nomination form from Student Services or download it from myNIC announcement.  Nominations may be emailed to the Office of the Registrar at

See Election Rules & Regulations for the official rules & regulations.