Graduate & Professional Student Senate

April 6, 2018

Run to be the 2018-2019 GPSS Officer!

The elections that will decide the next year’s GPSS officers will happen on May 2nd (Wed), 5:30 pm in HUB 334. Please see the Elections Guide for more information. A GPSS officer’s position comes with the benefit equivalent to TA/RAship. If you have questions about the election procedure, please contact the Elections Committee chair, Elliott…

March 30, 2018

Apply To Be the 2019-2020 Student Regent!

Are you looking for an opportunity to participate in high-level decision-making across the University system? The application for the Student Regent for the 2019-20 academic year is now open! The University of Washington Board of Regents has the authority and responsibility to govern and set policy across the University. The Regents set mission and strategic…

April 23, 2019

Meet the 2019-2020 GPSS Officer Candidates!

Candidates for the 2019-2020 GPSS Officer positions are now posted! Check out our elections page to review their materials. Elections for these positions will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 5:30 PM. As a reminder, only currently registered GPSS Senators in good standing may vote in the GPSS Officer Elections.

April 18, 2019

The 2018-19 GPSS Composition Survey results are in!

The purpose of the GPSS Composition Survey is to understand the various identities that comprise our senate, and the extent to which our organization accurately reflects the graduate student population at the University of Washington. The results of the survey will inform GPSS recruitment efforts, programming, and events. Thank you to everyone who participated!

April 16, 2019

NEW! Memorandum on Summer Work Policy for GPSS Officers

The summer before the start of the academic year is an important time for newly elected GPSS Officers to become better acquainted with their roles and responsibilities and set themselves and the organization up for a successful year. However, there is currently no set policy as to how much Officers must work during the summer….

February 21, 2019

Approved Elections Guide for 2019-2020 GPSS Officer Elections!

The approved Elections Guide for the 2019-2020 GPSS Officer Elections is now available. Please visit the 2019-2020 GPSS Officer Elections page for more information.

January 18, 2019

UW 2019 Huskies on the Hill

Join GPSS for our annual Huskies on the Hill trip to the capitol to lobby our state legislators on higher education issues! Whether you are an experienced student activist or just someone who is concerned about lack of state funding and graduate student resources, we would love to have you join us! Graduate students must…

January 8, 2019

2019 Graduate and Professional Academic Conference Call for Proposals

We are very excited to field applications for our second academic conference specifically for UW graduate and professional students. Conferences are often expensive with travel, living, and professional costs beyond what many students are able to afford. However, conferences are also crucial for many students to develop the professional skills and networking necessary to succeed…

December 3, 2018

Apply Now to be a Member of the UW SAGE Delegation!

Interested in policy? Passionate about advocating for graduate student issues? Apply to be a member of the UW SAGE Delegation for 2019 Day on the Hill! Delegates will be traveling to Washington D.C. from April 6th – 10th to lobby Washington Congressmen and Congresswomen. Lobby issues for 2019 are still to be determined. Check out…

November 1, 2018

Diversity Committee (DivCom) Funding Applications Now Open!

Are you a member of a RSO or department working to enhance or celebrate diversity for UW graduate and professional students? Apply for funding through the GPSS DivCom! Diversity Funds are awarded by the GPSS Diversity Committee (DivCom) and are to supplement programs or events that are related to diversity efforts. Funds should be used…

October 11, 2018

Diversity Committee (DivCom) Leadership Applications Due October 15th!

Passionate about encouraging and ensuring diversity efforts continue on the UW campus for all graduate students? Then GPSS Diversity Committee (DivCom) may be right for you! At DivCom we  promote increased consideration of diversity, equity, inclusion, and representation (DEIR) in GPSS goals and activities. We are looking for 2018-19 committee members to join DivCom and…

October 1, 2018

First GPSS Meeting of 2018-19: October 10th in Alder Auditorium

Join us for the first Graduate & Professional Student Senate meeting of the 2018-19 academic year! This meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 10th at 5:30 PM in the Alder Auditorium. Please note that this location is temporary for the October 10th meeting. All future GPSS meetings for the 2018-19 year will be held…

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