Graduate and 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…

November 24, 2021

View Current Year Records (2021-2022)

View this year’s GPSS Senate and committee meetings’ agenda and minutes! Approved GPSS resolutions can also be found here.

October 14, 2021

How to Become a Senator! And more! (Click for links)

Students interested in becoming a GPSS senator should fill out this senator interest form before Wednesday, October 20 by noon – you must be logged into your UW NetID to access this form. Each program has up to 2 open seats, including separate seats reserved for different degrees or concentrations. Although each graduate program has…

September 30, 2021

First Senate Meeting of Fall 2021

Our first Senate meeting will be Wednesday, October 6 at 5:30 in HUB 332 and on Zoom! We invite all graduate and professional students! Come learn about what GPSS does, parliamentary procedure, and take part in representing your graduate or professional program. Please follow the GPSS Meetings link for COVID procedures and the Zoom link.

Fall 2021 Graduate Resource Fair

Welcome Husky Grad Students! GPSS will host a virtual resource fair on November 15th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. PST using Gather. Learn about different resources to support academics, research, funding, and health, and enjoy live performances from student groups across campus! Please contact Meshell Sturgis (she/her) GPSS VP of Equity and Inclusion ( for additional information….

May 3, 2021

GPSS Research Symposium – Call for Submissions!

April 27, 2021

2021-2022 Officer Candidates Posted!

The eight candidates who filed with the GPSS Elections Committee to run in the 2021-2022 GPSS Officer Elections are now posted! You are welcome to review their statements and resumes. 🙂

April 14, 2021

2021-2022 Student Regent Application Open!

Are you looking for an opportunity to participate in high-level decision-making across the University system? The application for the 2021-2022 Student Regent is now open! Application closes Wednesday, April 28th at 11:59pm. In compensation for their time and service, the Student Regent receives a scholarship for tuition costs during their regency. Duties performed as Regent…

April 12, 2021

GPSS Officer Elections Rescheduled!

Prospective candidates please be aware of the change in the Elections Guide moving the 2021-22 Officer Elections from Wednesday, April 21st to Wednesday, May 5th! All other key dates have been delayed by exactly two weeks. Please consult the updated Elections Guide and contact for more information. Current Officers are available to meet with…

April 8, 2021

Mount Rainier Painting with Claire Giordano (open to all levels!)

Claire Giordano is an environmental artist and writer creatively exploring stories of science, climate change, and the modern experience of nature. Through art created outside and in the studio, Claire strives to forge emotional connections between people and place, and to invite others to approach science and our changing world with curiosity and empathy. Claire’s…

Yoga & Meditation (open to all levels!)

Heidi Cheyenne is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, with an additional teaching addendum specifically in Hatha Yoga. Her teaching style is rooted in personal healing, and she hopes to inspire students to begin a compassionate dialogue with their body. Her classes focus on curiosity and authentic, explorative movement, with emphasis on choice and personal storytelling. When not on…

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