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    GSS 2018-2019 members at the annual SGA/GSS welcome back barbeque at the home of President Tom Sullivan and Leslie Black Sullivan.

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    Graduate Student Senate Year-End & Awards Dinner 2019

    Graduate Student Senate senators enjoyed the year-end & awards dinner at the Alumni House. (Photo: Joseph Hanko)

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    Graduate Student Senate Fall Retreat 2018

    Graduate Student Senate senators met at Mount Philo for the fall retreat. (Photo: Eric Hobson)

The purpose of the Graduate Student Senate is to cultivate both the academic and nonacademic activities of the graduate student body and enhance all aspects of graduate school life at the University of Vermont. We are a voice for graduate students and act as a liaison between the University of Vermont’s administration, faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students.

Upcoming Events

August 17th - Ausable Chasm Trip
August 23rd - Vermont Lake Monsters Game
August 28th - Resource Fair
September 6th - Coffee Break

More information about our events can be found on our calendar


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Important Information:

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Members of Graduate Student Senate represent the graduate student community on committees across campus, including committees within the Board of Trustees, Faculty Senate, Graduate Student Senate, as well as several university-wide administrative committees.



View our calendar to see the full lineup of Senate Meetings, social events, community service opportunities, and professional development workshops that will be hosted by GSS this semester.

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Senators & Executive Council

GSS is led by an executive council and is comprised of Senators that represent graduate student programs from across the university. In addition to Senators, representation at GSS meetings is extended to Representatives from campus-wide committees that are affiliated with GSS and GSS-recognized clubs.