General Assembly

Assembly Meetings (2017 - 2018) 

All assembly meetings are held from 2:30 - 4:30 PM on the Friday dates listed below. Click here to read Meeting Minutes of previous academic year's Assembly Meetings or also see below for the most current meeting minutes.  Meeting Minutes, once approved by the assembly, will be listed on the website. For draft minutes of the most current meeting, contact Vice President of Legislative Affairs at gsg-vpla@umd.edu.  Draft meeting minutes are distributed prior to the next assembly meeting for review before approval.  

September 8, 2017   Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
October 6, 2017  Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
November 3, 2017  Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
December 1, 2017  Stamp Student Union, Margaret Brent Room
January 26, 2018  Nyumburu Cultural Center Activities Room
February 9, 2018  Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
March 9, 2018  Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
April 6, 2018  Special Events Room in McKeldin Library (6137)
May 4, 2018  Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room
June 1, 2018

Nyumburu Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room

GSG Committees  

Below is the complete list of all committees along with description and contact details.

Academic Affairs

GSG Rep - gsg-vpaa@umd.edu

Reviews University and Graduate School policies and develops GSG proposals on issues pertaining to the academic and professional development of graduate students. It also assists with the execution and management of Graduate Research Appreciation Day (GRAD).

Budget & Finance

GSG Rep - gsg-vpfa@umd.edu

The Budget and Finance Committee (BFC) reviews Event Funding Requests (EFRs) from graduate students and graduate student organizations for the funding of graduate student activities. Members of the BFC are responsible for evaluating proposals in a fair, transparent, ethical and timely manner.

Communication

GSG Rep - gsg-vppr@umd.edu

The Communication Committee is responsible for social media content creation, newsletter creation and distribution, website content management, and other communication-related tasks as needed to ensure effective internal and external communication for GSG.

Diversity

GSG Rep - gsg-vpca@umd.edu

Reaches out to cultural groups across campus in order to build stronger ties throughout the graduate student community and works to promote diversity within the GSG.

Elections

GSG Rep - gsg-vpcd@umd.edu

Supervises yearly GSG Executive Elections and midterm elections for representatives. The EC is in charge of setting up, assisting to generate interest in, and helping to facilitate GSG elections.

Governance

GSG Rep - gsg-vpla@umd.edu

Presides over elections disputes, impeachment proceedings, and is the highest authority in the GSG concerning all matters of interpretation of the GSG Constitution, Bylaws, Executive Orders, and all other statutes.

Graduate Student Affairs

GSG Rep - gsg-vpsa@umd.edu

Considers issues such as housing, safety, transportation, and other issues pertaining to graduate student well being.

Legislative Action

GSG Rep - gsg-vpla@umd.edu

Ensures that UMCP graduate students are in the minds of decision makers on a University, local, and state level and assists in the communication process. The committee monitors legislation to see how it might affect graduate students and lobbies elected officials on behalf of graduate student's interests.

Rules

GSG Rep - gsg-vpla@umd.edu

Decides the agenda of the monthly GSG meeting. This includes all legislation or other items to appear, their order, and any appropriate time limits.

Social & Sport

GSG Rep - gsg-vpcd@umd.edu

Manages graduate student programming and petitions for recreation services to reflect the needs of a diverse graduate student body. Programming includes sporting events, social events, and Grad Pub.