Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is a student-run, elected, and financed governance body at UMass Amherst. We represent and advocate on behalf of graduate students with the other university governance bodies, administration, committees and councils, and board of trustees.
To serve as a resource and advocate for UMass Amherst graduate students;
To represent the goals, interests, concerns, and professional development of the graduate student population of UMass Amherst;
To facilitate community and communication among graduate students in different Colleges, Schools, and Departments of UMass Amherst;
and To identify and address the current and emerging needs of UMass Amherst graduate students.
Your generous contributions empower graduates to build a solid foundation for their careers and establish a robust sense of community. Your support enables us to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth through immersive experiences and networking events.