Graduate & Professional Student Senate

August 8, 2020

Autumn Quarter Update

The GPSS Executive Committee voted on August 8th, 2020, to commit to all online operations for autumn quarter, meaning all meetings will be held via Zoom. Please visit the GPSS Meetings tab under GPSS Resources on the right for current information on Senate, Executive, and Committee Meetings, or click here. Please contact for any…

February 18, 2021

GPSS screening of the film Just Mercy

Please join us for an online screening of Just Mercy on Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 PM PST! Please RSVP using this link. And please follow this Zoom Link at the time of the screening! Hope to see you there!  

November 13, 2020

Virtual Resource Fair Q & A

RSVP for the Virtual Resource Fair here! Join us for an interactive Q&A session to learn about resources available for graduate and professional students at UW! Hear from a panel of speakers representing Hall Health, the Counseling Center, SafeCampus, UW Resilience Lab, Graduate Funding & Information Services, and the HUB. Here is a link to…

June 4, 2020

Census Update

April 21, 2020

COVID 19 Survey

This quarter is hard. We hear you. Your experiences and concerns matter. Take the COVID Climate survey created by ASUW and GPSS to better gauge the needs of our UW community during this time. The survey will take less than 5 minutes. It is a critical step to improving student advocacy on our campus so…

2020-2021 Legislative Update

Did you know that GPSS has a student officer that lobbies for graduate students all winter quarter in Olympia? During the 2020 session, there were 46 bills found to impact students that GPSS engaged with. Of these bills, GPSS actively tracked 25 specific bills and advocated in favor of 13 of them. The 13 bills…

April 7, 2020

Important Election Update

A previously published edition of the elections guide contained a typo on the candidate form itself for where to submit candidate materials. Please send in application materials to We apologize for the inconvenience, please reach out to us at this address if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you! Elections Committee  

March 27, 2020

Additional Covid-19 Resources

This page contains additional resources during the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes news and what you can do to protect yourself physically and mentally, in addition to some more light-hearted resources to get you through this time. If you have anything you’d like to share, leave a comment below and we’ll add it to the list!…

February 25, 2020

Grad Student Mariners Game

                  GPSS wants to take you out to the ballgame for a UW Grad Student Mariners Game! We’ll be heading to T-Mobile Park on Sunday, May 3rd for a 1:10pm baseball game against the Houston Astros! Grad students can purchase tickets for themselves, friends, and family at…

February 21, 2020

Grad Student Happy Hour before Karamo Brown Lecture 

Grad Student Happy Hour before Karamo Brown Lecture Wednesday, February 26th, 6:00-7:15pm, VIP Lounge, Meany Hall Please note you must currently have a ticket to the Karamo Brown lecture to attend the happy hour. Tickets are sold out.  If you were one of the lucky grad students who snagged a ticket to Karamo Brown’s Graduate…

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