Graduate Student Senate Representative Nomination

Graduate Student Senate Representative Nomination

Departments should submit their departmental Graduate Student Senate representative using this form. Your nominated representative should be aware of the following responsibilities required of a GSS member.

• Senate members are required to attend all monthly GSS meetings;
• Senate members should continuously communicate with other graduate students in their department whereby he/she can provide monthly departmental updates to the GSS regarding any graduate student issues, concerns and recommendations for the Graduate School;
• Serve as ambassadors at New Graduate Student Orientations/Social, Black and Gold Day, and other events determined necessary by the Graduate School;
• Assist Graduate School Admissions with prospective student site visits for individuals interested in programs within the Senators department;
• Host Graduate School football tailgate party at a home football game (to be determined by the Dean of the Graduate School), and host/attend events during graduate student appreciation week;
• Assist in the planning and coordination of the Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium; and
• Serve as judges for the VFW Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy competition (a GSS Community Service project).