Once the nomination process has been concluded, a final candidate list will be published on 3 August, the same day in which the campaigning period will open. The preliminary election results are set to be published on 24 August, and after a two day objection period to these results, the final election results will be announced. According to Head of Student Governance, Mzikazi Noholoza, a number of nominations have already been received by the department for the SRC elections, adding that the department was looking forward to receiving more in the coming days.

Any student who is registered full-time or part-time for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma approved by the UP senate will be eligible to vote in the SRC elections.