Use of the Graduate Programming Fee
The proceeds of the graduate programming fee are administered by the Graduate Student Government. The Graduate Student Government provides funding for
- Student Umbrella Organizations
Each graduate or professional student is automatically a member of the umbrella organization of her or his school or Department. For example, a Law student is a member of the Student Bar Association or a graduate student in the Viterbi School of Engineering is a member of the Viterbi Graduate Student Association.
- Conference Travel Fund
The Conference Travel Fund supports graduate and professional students presenting original research at conferences.
- Funding Boards
Recognized student organizations can apply for financial support for events through various funding boards.
- Free Legal Counseling
The Graduate Student Government offers in cooperation with the Undergraduate Student Government a free legal counseling service for students.
The Graduate Student Government also organizes a wide range of academic and social programming. For example, popular events are grad bars, excursions, book clubs and the graduate poster symposium.