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The Graduate and Professional Student Association Assembly is comprised of 45 voting members who represent over 12,000 graduate and professional students from all five campus locations and online.

The Assembly advocates for graduate and professional students on issues of common concern and provides oversight of the activities of the Executive branch, including approval of the annual GPSA ~$1,000,000 budget, student advocacy agenda, monthly GPSA events, and Graduate Student Organization (GSO) funding.

Contact your Assembly Member with questions, concerns, and GSO funding sponsorship requests.

Get Involved – Join the Assembly for 2020-2021

Want to join the Assembly for 2020-2021? Below are the current vacant seats. Submit a one-page formal cover letter (pdf format with signature) and resume/CV to by 11:59pm on Friday, August 14th, 2020 (you will need to include your ASU ID in that application). Note: You’ll need to attend the GPSA Assembly Meeting on August 21, 2020 2-5 pm to be considered for the seat. The location is to be determined.

Open Assembly Seats:

  • College of Health Solutions (1)
  • College of Integrative Arts and Sciences (1)
  • Cronkite School of Journalism (1)
  • Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering – School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (1)
  • Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering – Polytechnic School (1)
  • School for the Future of Innovation in Society (1)
  • Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (3)
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (2)
  • Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (3)
  • Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions (2)
  • W.P. Carey School of Business (3)
  • At-Large (1)
  • Online At-Large (1)

What does it mean to be an Assembly Member?

GPSA Assembly Members serve the broader graduate and professional student community at ASU as elected representatives of their college. They are the primary conduit between departments, programs, and GPSA. Give back to your community and help improve the graduate student experience at ASU.


  • Serve on two GPSA committees
  • Attend monthly Assembly meetings
  • Maintain open communication with students/staff in your school
  • Attend events within your school and promote GPSA services.

Role of GPSA committees

  • GPSA committees meet once or twice a month to work on programs, events, and projects. From planning advocacy efforts to overseeing funding programs and running events, GPSA committees provide support for graduate and professional student across ASU.

Benefits of Being a GPSA Assembly Member

  • A stipend of up to $500 per semester
  • Learn about and direct change to GPSA’s programs and collaborations with ASU
  • Networking with other graduate students
  • Leadership and service experience for your CV/Resume
  • Meet new friends and have fun serving your community

Who can be a GPSA Assembly Member?

  • Any graduate or professional student enrolled in any ASU graduate or professional program who is taking at least one graduate level credit.

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Upcoming Meetings

April Assembly Meeting
Friday, August 21, 2020 – 2-5 PM – Location TBD