Welcome to the University of Washington's Graduate & Professional Student Senate!

The Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) is the official student government representing the 15,000 graduate and professional students at the University of Washington. GPSS exists to actively support and improve all aspects of graduate and professional student life. GPSS provides and advocates for the tools needed to  enhance personal and professional development, and safeguards the interests of the students it represents.

GPSS actively supports graduate and professional students and builds community among them with regular communications and opportunities for involvement as well as social events throughout the year.  GPSS represents students to the University and the Legislature, funds graduate programming, and hosts regular social events.GPSS also involves graduate students in regular reviews of their programs and works on their behalf to ensure that graduate and professional students are supported in their studies. more 

GPSS Wishes


Upcoming Events

Innovation Pipeline Invite

The GPSS Inclusive Innovation Pipeline will provide an opportunity for policy makers in Olympia and on campus to make connections with current students whose graduate education have helped them directly contribute to the state of Washington and their local communities. In addition to UW graduate students who are at key junctures in the Innovation Pipeline, attendees will hear from the University of Washington's Vice Provost for Innovation, Vikram Jandhyala; followed by a networking poster session with graduate students from diverse fields across campus.

RSVP Here 

University Committee Executive Liaison Vacancies

There are several committees with vacancies for a GPSS representative. Check it out - serving on a committee is a great way to get involved!

Calendar of Events

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