To conform to university mandates and protect public health, the following changes have been made to GSG operations:

  • All GSG-funded in-person events scheduled through the end of the Spring 2020 semester have been canceled
  • We are no longer accepting new funding applications for this semester
  • We are no longer accepting new travel grant applications for this semester
  • GSG E-board office hours will not be held in person. If you need to speak with an E-board member please reach out to the Director of interest to schedule a virtual meeting


Memos/Statements Released by GSG

Academic Year 2020 – 2021

GSG Statement of Support for the Armenian Community
GSG Statement on Racial Equity in Student Leadership

Academic Year 2019 – 2020
GSG Statement Response to SCOTUS DACA Decision
GSG Statement in Response to Renaming VKC
Commitment to Making Anti-Racism and Racial Justice a Core Value in GSG
Joint USG_GSG Statement – Black Community Support
GSG Statement Response to Suspension of F & J Visas
Joint GSOC GSG Statement – COVID-19 Doctoral Funding Extension
A Message from GSG and USG Regarding COVID-19
COVID-19 Update by GSG
GSG_USG Joint Solidarity Statement – UCSC Student Protests
AAU Campus Climate Survey Response

Academic Year 2018 – 2019
GSG and USG Memo – Update and Additional Resources for Students – 6/16/18
GSG and USG Statement – Importance of Student Participation in the Presidential Search Process – 9/13/18
GSG and USG Memo – Reminder of Resources for Current and Former Students – 10/23/18

Academic Year 2017 – 2018
GSG and USG Statement – Support for Affected Students at USC – 5/25/18
GSG Statement on Sexual Assault – 11/7/17


Since Spring 2018, students are no longer be able to opt-out of the Graduate Student Programming Fee on an individual basis based on their unit load. A limited number of specific graduate degree programs are automatically not assessed the fee.