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Graduate Student Senate

About Graduate Student senate

The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is the official representation for graduate students at UT Arlington. Members are appointed to serve on over 20 University committees, insuring graduate students a voice in the University community. GSS considers resolutions to improve grad student life on campus, hosts guest speakers to discuss current issues at the University, creates ad-hoc committees to research potential changes in University policy that may impact grad students, and assists with Graduate Forums like ACES and GradFest. Members participate in community service projects such as The Big Event and attend social events for graduate students and faculty.  

get involved

Attend a meeting in person or virtually. Join us for Thirsty Wednesdays at Gilligan's, around 6:30pm till the conversation is over. Come early or late, feel free to interrupt – we know grad students are busy and we want you to participate whenever you can. Help out at an Event or participate in committee work.                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Why gss? 

  • Become an active participant in graduate student life.
  • Have a say in policies and procedures that impact your graduate career at UTA.
  • Join a network of graduate students working for the betterment of peers as well as future grad students at UTA.
  • Apply for members-only travel awards (TAGSS) to present research at conferences or complete field research.
  • Share your ideas for new projects, programs, and policies.  



    Find your fit

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