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Sponsored Organizations

The Graduate Student Senate can officially endorse organizations in order to provide resources on campus. The GSS can reserve space on campus and assist in publicizing the group. The basic requirements for recognition are at least 75% grad student membership and the submission of a mission statement or constitution at a Senate meeting.
Club Renewal Form
Club Request for GSS Funding Assistance Form
New Club GSS Recognition Form

Indian Students' Association (ISA)

The ISA is a group of Graduate and Undergraduate students of Indian origin studying at UVM. The primary goal of ISA is to help the incoming students settle down in the community. The association thrives to create a social network of the Indian community on campus and provide them with an opportunity to continue enjoying Indian customs and traditions while being away from home. It also organizes cultural as well as social events all year around and participates in various activities organized by the University. Along with other national as well as international student organizing bodies, it contributes to the vast diversity on campus. This website provides instructions on preparatory travel arrangements, housing facilities, student finances and tips for getting familiar with the great city of Burlington. If you have any questions, you can contact us directly. Check out our
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Materials Research Society

The purpose of this MRS chapter will be to promote interactions and discussions between students and faculty in the field of Material Sciences, to generate university interest in Material Sciences, help foster the exchange of information pertaining to this field of science and make the research efforts of associated collaborators better known within the university and greater scientific community. These objectives will be accomplished through activities such as but not limited to research seminars, professional and social networking events, periodic meetings and discussions. Please visit us at our UVM chapter website or the national MRS website for more information.

Nepali Students Association (NSA)

The primary purpose of the Nepali Students Association is to provide a platform for displaying Nepali culture and heritage by organizing various socio-cultural events each year. We would like to sponsor events which include the celebration of Nepali festivals with the wider UVM community, and periodic activities that encourage new and current students to foster relations and friendship amongst each other, while help them integrate with the American way of life.

Rubenstein Graduate Student Association (RGSA)

The goals of the RGSA are: to promote the interests and welfare of RSENR graduate students; to serve as a commons for all RSENR graduate students to provide input on RSENR policy, curriculum, and operation; to serve as a conduit of information relevant to graduate education in RSENR and UVM; to promote an intellectual and social community of graduate education; and to sponsor opportunities for academic and professional development among its members.

UVM Student Policy Group (UVMSPG)

The Mission of UVMSPG is to educate the UVM community on the relationship between science and society. We discuss the ethical, legal, and regulatory issues that arise from scientific and technical progress and we advocate for science-informed policymaking, communication of science to the public, and the continued support of research.

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