The GSCC is comprised of psychology graduate students (see the 2012-2013 list) motivated to represent their fellow students in department-wide issues. Student
elections for the GSCC representatives are held annually. The GSCC provides up to
3 votes in faculty meetings and is primarily in charge of the distribution of travel
funds to other graduate students in the Psychology Department. Other major responsibilities
include the organization of orientation for new students, planning faculty candidate
lunches, and training the new GSCC elects. All psychology graduate students are welcome
Meetings and minutes
The GSCC attends the faculty, graduate coordinator and director's meetings. In addition
the GSCC meets once a month. You can find when and where these meetings happen by
Please share your thoughts on topics that we will be discussing with your program
representatives or any other GSCC members. Additionally, if you would like us to talk
about an issue you can contact the president and request that it be placed on the
GSCC Travel Funds
The GSCC has some funding available for students traveling to Professional Conferences.
To see eligibility requirements or to submit an application for funding, please visit
the GSCC Travel Funds page.
The GSCC Service Award
This award may be given to one particularly motivated graduate student who stands
out in his/her service to the department. The recipient of the GSCC Service Award
must be nominated by fellow students. A plaque is given to the recipient paid for
with GSCC funds at the end of the semester awards ceremony.
To contact us, see the page People.
The GSCC regularly releases a newsletter.
Procedures for complaints and concerns
We understand that most people don't often register formal complaints, so we would
like to extend the grievance process to include general concerns as well as specific
issues that people may have. For more information, please visit the complaint/concern page.