Graduate Student Association

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The student representatives to the UMD Graduate Programs Committee are also the leaders of the Graduate Student Association at UMD. The GSA hosts social, wellness, and professional activities that allow students to meet others from programs outside of their own, as well as give them the opportunity to share their experiences as graduate students at UMD. Join the GSA on Bulldog Connect!

Your student representatives for 2023-24 are:

  • Josie Manning (MA in Psychological Science, 2nd year)
  • Johanna Jernberg (Chemistry MS, 2nd year)
  • Stanley Sujith Nelavala (Computer Science MS, 1st year student)

The GSA Advisor is:

  • Kim Habig (UMD Graduate Office)

You can get info and updates about GSA activities on Facebook and Instagram, too.

Campus Resources for Graduate Students

The GSA wants to be sure you know about these important campus resources:

Champ's Closet

Champ’s Closet serves the needs of UMD students who need professional business attire for internship and job interviews.

Champ's Cupboard

Champ’s Cupboard is a free food shelf offered to all UMD students. A variety of non-perishable items and toiletries are available.

Disability Resources

Disability Resources promotes access on campus and coordinates academic accommodations with students who have disabilities.

Health Services

Health Services are available right here on campus to support the physical and mental well-being of UMD students.

Graduate School Academic and Career Resources

The Graduate School also provides systemwide resources to promote your academic and career development.