Ohio University

Funding

Graduate Student Senate is able to fund your event!

GSS funds can be requested by anyone and must be used to fund events, activities, workshops for graduate students.

Budget Process:

To submit a request for the use of money from Graduate Student Senate at Ohio University, please fill out this form (on OrgSync). The budget request form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to a general body meeting. The dates of general body meetings can be found on the GSS homepage. Requests will be brought to the Budget Committee and General Body in the order that they were received. Budget requests will be considered when GSS is in session, for Fall: August- December, Spring: January- April. 
 

*GSS budget requests are not for personal travel, research, or conference attendance. Visit the Graduate College website if you are looking for research funding.

Any questions or concerns should be sent to the Vice President of Finance, Michael Senteney (gss@ohio.edu).

Auditing

The Graduate Student Senate requires that all students or organizations receiving funding go through the audit process. The audit requires you to submit all receipts to prove the money was spent as described in the request. The receipts should be uploaded through the link below. The materials must be uploaded no later than 45 days after the deadline indicated on the budget request. If there is not sufficient information provided by this date, then the money will be taken back from the account. Any questions comments or concerns should go to gss@ohio.edu or to the VPF.

GSS Audit Form

 

Reimbursement

You may also request reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses that are used for GSS business. Please fill out the Authorization for Reimbursement Form [PDF] and submit it to gss@ohio.edu, or print the form and deliver it to Baker 305B during the office hours of any GSS Executive Officer (listed on the homepage). The President and Vice President of Finance will consider your request and contact you with further information.