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GSS Member Resources

This page includes resources and forms for members of the Graduate Student Senate. Contact the GSS exec board at gss@uta.edu with any questions.

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Resolutions

Submit a Resolution

Research Results Form

Leadership opportunities

GSS Executive Board Nomination

Self-nominations are not currently being accepted for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Public Relations Director. The position descriptions can be found here. Applications will not be accepted unless a vacancy arises.

Note: In order to run for these positions, you must have met the participation requirements during 2017-18 to be eligible for an exec board position. In addition, you must be available for weekly executive board meetings on Thursdays from 3:30-5PM and weekly GSS meetings on Wednesdays from 5-8PM during the fall and spring semesters.

Note: Although GSS exec members receive a stipend for their work, the stipend is NOT eligible for an out-of-state tuition waiver.

Co-Chair Application

Applications are NOT currently being accepted for the GSS Committee Co-Chairs. Leaders are needed for the Resolutions Committee, Programs Committee, and Outreach Committee. Applications will open in fall 2018.

Resolutions Committee: Brainstorms ideas and writes resolutions to create positive change on campus; researches those resolutions by contacting UTA administrators and other universities to determine if the resolution is feasible; votes on the resolutions to either "kill" the resolution or pass it on to the general body for a final vote. All resolutions passed by the general body will go to President Karbhari for final review.

Programs Committee: Plans and implements various events such as Meet Your GSS Representative, ACES (Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students), and any educational workshops or events. The committee also coordinates GSS participation in traditional events like Oozeball, Bed Races, and Homecoming.

Outreach Committee: Ensures GSS is represented at appropriate university events, such as: Activity Fair Day, Maverick Experience Days, and Graduate Student Orientation. The committee also writes all of the pieces/articles/posts for the MavGrad Blog and manages the GSS social media accounts. Finally, the committee helps publicize GSS programs/events through flyers, display cases, etc.

EXECUTIVE BOARD RESOURCES

Office Hour Update Form

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STUDENT LIFE

Student Congress

The Student Congress has been influential in improving the quality of life on campus, making it the perfect place to develop your leadership skills.

Student Congress

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