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To the OHIO Community,

The Graduate Student Senate Executive Council would like to offer their support to the community of international students, faculty and v isiting scholars at Ohio University. President Trump recently signed an executive order that includes a broad immigration ban and has the potential to impact many individuals and families who members of our community.

We want you to know that we are listening; we are working to advocate for you and have plans for action in place. Please, don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have concerns or stories about how this immigration ban is currently affecting you or how it might in the future.

We stand with you.

In solidarity,
The Graduate Student Senate Executive Council

Join the International Affairs Commission for a free screening of the documentary " Salam Neighbor " this Sunday (4/9) at 3 in Bentley 124.


Salam Neighbor

The Graduate Student Senate represents all Ohio University-Athens campus graduate students and their interests. We examine issues that affect the graduate student community, and submit reports and recommendations to The  Office of the PresidentBudget Planning CouncilGraduate CouncilStanding University Committees, and to several of the college deans.


Get involved!

Because the Graduate Student Senate plays an active role in shaping university policy, getting involved with the Graduate Student Senate is a great way to better the Ohio University student experience, connect with graduate students from other disciplines, and become a student leader. If you are interested in getting involved at Ohio University, we welcome you to check out our  Join Us  page, and hope you will consider joining the Graduate Student Senate.


Come to our meetings!

The Graduate Student Senate holds General Body Meetings twice a month in Walter Hall, Room 235, which are open to the public. Spring 2017 meetings are listed below. All meetings are at 7:30 pm.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017


3 Minute Thesis

The Graduate College is hosting a 3 Minute Thesis competition. If you want to enter, find out more here.


Visit us!

The GSS Executive Officers hold office hours every week in the GSS office in 305B Baker Center as follows:

Ian Armstrong, President: Monday 8:00 am to 10:00 am, Tuesday 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Angie Chapman, VP for Legislative Affairs: Wednesday 9:00 am to 11:00 am, Thursday 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Alex Burke, VP for Finance: Monday 10:00 am to 12:00 am, Wednesday 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Spencer Smith, VP for Communication: Monday 9:00 am to 10:00 am, Tuesday 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Thursday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Contact us!

Office: 305B Baker Center, Ohio University 

Telephone: 740-593-1899

Email: gss@ohio.edu

GSS Grant Committee Email: gssgrantreview@ohio.edu

For more about the GSS activity schedule, visit our Calendar.

GSS is proud to sponsor Earth Day Every Day!

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