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Budget Request Procedure and Forms

Graduate Student Senate is able to fund your event! Please apply for funds using the Budget Request form listed above to request money. The budget of GSS is used to fund events, activities, conferences, etc. that are open to all graduate students and can be requested by anyone. The budget request should be downloaded, filled in, then submitted to gss@ohio.edu. The request will go through the Budget Committee before being presented to the General body for a final decision of how much of request can be funded by GSS. Any further questions should be sent to Vice President of Finance Alec Koondel ( ak705216@ohio.edu ) or to the GSS email ( gss@ohio.edu ).

Requests will be brought to the Budget Committee and General Body in the order that they were received. Additionally, a budget request must be submitted one week prior to a general body for it to make that meeting’s agenda. The dates of the meetings are found on the Homepage.

*GSS budget requests are not for personal travel, research, or conference attendance


Budget Proposal Form



The Graduate Student Senate requires that all students or organizations receiving funding must 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 to the Qualtrics survey, 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 at ak705216@ohio.edu