What does GSA do for you?
Conference Travel Grants: Financial support for graduate students who attend or present at academic conferences. Learn more about the conference travel grant program.
Conference and Speaker Fund: Financial support for academic conferences and events at UCR with graduate student participation.
Social Events: Coffee mixers twice each quarter at our office in the Commons; quarterly “Grad Bashes” with free food to enhance cross-departmental graduate student community. See the schedule of this quarter’s social events.
Administrative Representation: GSA appoints graduate students to UCR’s administrative and Academic Senate committees to represent graduate student interests in the campus decision-making process.
Graduate Student Health Insurance Program (GSHIP): GSA administers the GSHIP program on behalf of all graduate students and advocates for graduate students regarding campus healthcare issues. Learn more about the GSHIP program.
A Unified Voice for Campus Advocacy: Working together increases the impact of graduate student opinions on issues such as childcare, financial support, housing, and educational policy.
You can learn more about GSA by reading the Constitution and Bylaws below:
- The Constitution of the Graduate Student Association is the guiding document and the basic law of the organization. The student body last amended it in 2007.
- The Bylaws of the Graduate Student Association outline the internal functions of the organization. They were last amended by a Council vote on June 2017.
- The Budget of the Graduate Student Association is an itemized estimation of income and expenses for 2017-2018. It was last amended by Council vote in June 2017.