Graduate Student Advisory Committee
Commitment, Partnership, Advocacy, and Leadership Events
The Graduate Student Advisory Committee works to keep you informed regarding GSAC, The Graduate College, and other Campus events pertinent to your career as a Western Michigan University Graduate Student.
Please check this page and/or our Event Calendar frequently for the most current postings.
Next GFAC and GSAC Meeting
Next GFAC Application Deadline:TBA– No December Meeting.
Please visit the RSO page for more information about funding application and procedures. Submit applications via email using the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Next GFAC Meeting:
TBA– No December Meeting
Next GSAC Meeting:
TBA– No December Meeting
Workshop Resources for Graduate Students
The Graduate Center for Research and Retention provides useful workshops for graduate students such as dissertation formatting, grant writing, statistics review, etc. These workshops were tailored to meet graduate students' needs. Please click here for more information
Special workshops for this semester (Spring 2011) can be accessed here. (New)
Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships
Information about scholarships, grants, fellowships and other funding opportunities can be found in the Community Resources Link. We are in the process of updating the information and feel free to contact us if you know other sources of fundings for graduate students. Email :email@example.com
New Scholarships announced (New)
Graduate College Review Committee Report
On July 22, 2010 the Graduate College Review Committee was appointed by the Provost to provide a “preliminary analysis of the role and structure of the Graduate College, highlighting issues that the faculty should consider, and the pros and cons associated with each issue.” Click here to see the full report about the analysis of Western Michigan University’s Graduate College roles, functions, and structure.
We would like to hear your opinion about this report because it concerns our present and future. Please contact Michelle McWialliam, Vice Chair of GSAC at firstname.lastname@example.org for your feedback. Thank you.
GSAC Participation Registration
To serve all WMU graduate studentes, we need your support, opinions, and especially expertise. Whether your are a current member or new, please register to be a member of GSAC to represent your department or to serve on a committee or council at WMU. This registration will become our membership roster. We can make our voice heard by working together. Please click here to register.
Graduate Student Service Opportunity
It is important for graduate students to get their voices heard. For that purpose, we would like to invite you to join one of the following committees to represent the graduate students at WMU. These committes usually meet once a month only. Please email us at email@example.com to express your interests in joining one of these committees. Not only will your service be appreciated and make a difference, but it can make an exceptional resumé or CV.
Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) to represent your department
Graduate Financial Allocation Committee (GFAC) to decide how to allocate funding for Registered Student Organizations
GSAC Public Relations Committee to promote GSAC's roles, activities, etc.
GSAC Website Committee to serve graduate students better
GSAC Research and Publication Committee to ensure the continuity of the publication of the Hilltop Review
Research Policies Council to promote graduate students'academic research
Graduate Student Research Award Selection Committee to participate in the award selection process
Graduate Student Travel Award Selection Committee to participate in the award selection process
Higher Learning Commission Steering Committee to advocate for graduate student-centered programs
Western Student Association Senate to advocate for graduate students
Graduate College Assessment Committee to advocate for the improvement of graduate studies and Graduate College services
East Campus Development Coommittee to advocate students' interests
President's Universitywide Sustainability Committee to ensure that graduate students' interests are taken in consideration in the management of the Sustainability Fee
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