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Thank you for expressing interest in The University of Akron Graduate Student Government (GSG) 2015-2016 Elections
Please know that GSG positions will require your attendance and participation at events and meetings throughout the summer, fall, and spring semesters (It is a year round responsibility!). The offices of President, Vice President, and Treasurer are eligible to receive a stipend as noted in the Elections Package. All other positions are voluntary.
Elections will take place through an online voting system, open from 8:00 am on Monday, March 16, 2015 to 5:00 pm on Thursday, March 19, 2015.
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Applications are due on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm.

About the Graduate Student Government

Graduate Student Government (GSG) was founded in 2008 to support over 4,000 graduate students, and is open to all registered graduate students at The University of Akron.

The purpose of Graduate Student Government is to govern the affairs of graduate students in a manner specified by its constitution and bylaws; to determine the sentiment of all levels graduate students and the representation of sentiment at all levels of the University administration; to encourage social contacts between graduate students of all disciplines.


The Graduate Student Government of The University of Akron, hereby set forth to structure an effective representative graduate student government in the interests of all substantive matters pertaining to the general welfare of The University of Akron graduate students, with the intention of providing advocacy in the formulation and application of University and community policies, and with the ambition of enhancing the quality of life for all graduate students, hereby institute Graduate Student Government at The University of Akron.

This registered student organization shall not discriminate on basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, marital status, and genetic information in the selection of its members or in its programs, unless federal or state laws allow for such exceptions. The views and opinions expressed in this page are solely those of the page author.  The contents of the page have not been reviewed or approved by The University of Akron.