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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 July 31st, 2020.  If you are selected as an award...


The fourth and final GSA General Membership meeting of Spring 2020 will be held on April 28th from 3:30-4:30pm via Zoom.  Please come and share...


The third GSA General Membership meeting of Spring 2020 will be held on April 2nd from 4-5pm via Zoom.  Please come and share any concerns you...

SSM 230

The second GSA General Membership meeting of Spring 2020 will be held on February 25th from 3:30-4:30pm in room SSM 230.  Please come and share...