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GSA Election!
The GSA is currently hosting an election to fill positions in the GSA Executive Council and Delegate Assembly.  Voting has started and will continue until September 18th!
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Looking to get involved on campus, but not sure where to start? Consider a Committee Appointment, or become a member of the Delegate Assembly.
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GSA Travel Award
Did you attend an academic conference recently? Did you not receive any financial support? Were you not reimbursed? Check out our program.
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The GSA offers resources for graduate and professional students at UC Merced, including information about ongoing research, organizations and events on campus.
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Sponsored Event Fund
Have an idea for an event on campus? Need funding? See our Sponsored Event Fund page and fill out an application by 10/18/19.
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UC Merced GSA

The UC Merced Graduate Student Association (GSA) is dedicated to serving the needs of the graduate and professional student population.  We're happy to serve as a resource to help you navigate your way through your time at UC Merced. 

The GSA is the official student government of the graduate student population at UC Merced.  Among our many roles, we advocate on behalf the graduate student population both on campus and through our membership with the UC Student Association (UCSA), we organize graduate student representation among various campus committees, encourage graduate student life, and organize small travel awards for graduate and professional students.  


The Graduate Student Association of the University of California, Merced is established:

  • To provide a forum where the matters of concern to graduate and professional students may be discussed,
  • Where opinions on actions and proposals of the university administration and graduate groups may be expressed,
  • Where proposals of the Administration and graduate groups may be initiated, and
  • To conduct programs and services of special interest to graduate students.

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Graduate Student Events, Happenings, and Deadlines

This is a reminder that any applications for travel funding are due at 11:59pm PST on October 31st, 2020.  If you are selected as an award...


The 1st Year Student Hangout is an opportunity to hang out with other first-year student at UC Merced, socialize, and make new friends who are on the...


Graduate Student Association (GSA) has partnered with the Graduate Division to provide a virtual weekly writing group for the UC Merced graduate...
The voting period for the GSA election will run from September 14th to September 18th. Stay tuned for more information!