Assembly

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.

The primary way the Assembly conducts its business is through passing legislation. Find out what kind of legislation has been passed by the 2020-2021 Assembly! 

Interested in submitting legislation to the Assembly? Any graduate or professional student at ASU may submit legislation to the Assembly for consideration via the following procedures.

Contact your Assembly Member with questions, concerns, or comments!


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), your ASU ID, and your resume/CV to gpsaassembly@gmail.com by 11:59pm on Friday, October 9, 2020 (you will need to include your ASU ID in that application). Note: You'll need to attend the GPSA Assembly Meeting on October 16, 2020 2-5 pm to be considered for the seat. The meeting shall be held online via Zoom.

Open Assembly Seats:

  • College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (1)
  • Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication (1)
  • Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (2)

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Upcoming Meetings

*NOTE: Assembly meetings are open to the public.

October Assembly Meeting
October 16th, 2020 from 2-5 PM via Zoom

November Assembly Meeting
November 20th, 2020 from 2-5 PM via Zoom