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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 with any questions.

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Leadership opportunities

GSS Executive Board Nomination

Self-nominations are currently being accepted for the GSS Vice President position. The position description can be found here. Applications are due Monday, January 22 at 11:59PM.

Note: In order to run for these positions, you must have met the participation requirements during the fall 2017 semester to be eligible for an exec board position. In addition, you must be available for weekly executive board meetings on Thursdays from 2:30-4PM 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 currently being accepted for the GSS Committee Co-Chairs. Leaders are needed for the Resolutions Committee, Programs Committee, and Outreach Committee.

Committee Preference Form

If you are interested in serving on one of the GSS committees, please submit this form. Applications are still being accepted!

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.

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