There are five (5) committees on the GSA responsible for different aspects of the graduate student experience. These committees are open to all registered UM graduate students. Each committee is a unique entity with different meeting schedules. For more information, read below. If you wish to join a committee, fill out the form at the end of the page.
Acts as the liaison between graduate students and the academic departments. Deals with issues affecting the graduate student teaching and learning experience.
When: 8:15 PM to 8:45 PM Senate Wednesdays
Where: DESSC Iron Arrow Room
Chair: Tarika Sankar
Social and Civic Engagement
Supports UM community members and organizations in active engagement with issues of civic import within the campus and the broader South Florida community.
Where: Richter Library
Chair: Preston Taylor Stone
The form is at the bottom:
Develops, plans and oversees on-campus and off-campus GSA events.
When: 8:15 PM to 9:00 PM Senate Wednesdays
Chair: Christian Elledge
Graduate Student Orgs.
(formerly Student Organization & Constitutional Review)
Oversees all student organizations, allocates money for student organization events and reviews the GSA’s constitution and bylaws.
Chair: Alvaro Ruiz Emparanza
Works on advocating for student physical and mental health as well as planning student well-being initiatives.
Where: Wellness Center classroom
Chair: Shane Shapiro