Graduate and Professional Student Association

Educational Outreach and Student Services

Public Records

This page is a hub for public memos, reports, rosters, statements, etc. produced by GPSA. All documents and information accessible to the public are available below. For additional information requests, please contact McKenna Hubbard, the Director of Communications, at mlhubba5@asu.edu.

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Are you interested in advocating for graduate and professional students? Do you want to work with students at all of ASU’s campuses to plan events and programming? Are you interested in learning more about how you can get involved and help students have access to resources, funding opportunities, and support services vital for their success?

The 2024-2025 GPSA Elections are right around the corner! 🗳️ Learn more about how to run for office by visiting the links below!

Role Description: links.asu.edu/GPSARoleDescription
Election code: links.asu.edu/GPSAElectionCode2024
Application Link: links.asu.edu/GPSAElectionApplication **[Login using ASU credentials]

Deadline for nominations : Feb 23rd, 2024, 11:59 PM

The GPSA Assembly holds four meetings a month, only one is required for assembly members to attend, which is held on the third Friday of the month from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  On the first Friday of each month from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm , we hold a Town Hall event that is open to all graduate students to share their experiences with GPSA leadership and to hear about what has been going on in GPSA.  Every second Friday of the month from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm we hold a Legislative Review session for GPSA officers to discuss upcoming legislation, make amendments, and get feedback from other students.  Official Assembly Meetings, where voting takes place, are held on the third Friday of the month from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm and are open for any student to attend. On the last Friday of the month, there is a potluck for networking and community building.  Please check Sun Devil Sync and/or our calendar for more information about upcoming events.

GPSA Assembly’s Legislative Sessions for 2023-2024. Assembly meetings are held the third Friday of every month during the academic semester. If you would like to attend as an observer, please register here using your ASU email: https://links.asu.edu/GPSAmeeting

  • April 2022
  • June 2022
  • July 2022
  • August 2022
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022
  • December 2022
  • January 2023
  • February 2023
  • March 2023
  • April 2023

Assembly meetings are held the third Friday of every month during the academic semester. If you would like to attend as an observer, using your ASU Zoom account register in advance for this meeting: Zoom Link

Click here to access the twenty-second (22nd) Legislative Session–Meeting Agendas, Minutes, Meeting Recordings, Executive Reports, and Committee Reports (log in with ASU email in order to access).

The GPSA President and vice presidents, along with the GPSA Advisor, Assembly President, and Elections Commissioner, meet every two weeks from 1:00-3:00 PM to discuss budgeting, operations, programming, and other priorities. For Spring 2024, these meetings, known as the GPSA Executive Cabinet meetings, will be held on the following Thursdays:

  • January 4th & 18th
  • February 1st, 15th, & 29th
  • March 14th & 28th
  • April 11th & 25th

At the end of every session, the GPSA Executive Cabinet opens the meetings to the public from 1:40 to 2:00 PM. GPSA officers and graduate students are encouraged to attend the public comment forum to ask questions, provide feedback, or voice concerns directly to the GPSA President and vice presidents. https://asu.zoom.us/j/87910975606

The GPSA President and vice presidents, along with the GPSA Advisor, Assembly President, and Elections Commissioner, meet every two weeks from 1:00-3:00 PM to discuss budgeting, operations, programming, and other priorities. Minutes for the Executive Cabinet meetings can be found here.

Our Town Hall events are meant to increase communication between GPSA officers and our constituents so as to better advocate on behalf of all graduate students.  They switch every month between in-person (in SP 321) and on Zoom (links.asu.edu/townhallGPSA).  Below is the schedule with the topics of focus.  If you missed a meeting, feel free to click on it to see our Powerpoint Slides:

  • September 1 (SP 321) Welcome Back
  • October 6 (zoom) Online Student needs
  • November 2 (SP 321) Student Healthcare & Insurance
  • December 1 (zoom) Transportation & Parking
  • February 2 (SP 321) TBD
  • March 1 (zoom) TBD
  • April 5 (SP 321) TBD

The Advocacy Agenda enumerates and outlines the official stance of Arizona State Universities Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) for the academic year. The  Advocacy Agenda is the exclusive representation of the policy positions of GPSA. The Advocacy Agenda comprises two distinct and complementary parts: Guiding principles and Policy positions. Together, these elements demonstrate GPSA’s foundational ideals in alignment with GPSA, ASASU, ASU’s larger mission and charter, and GPSA’s unwavering commitment to moving from concept to action. This document is produced by the Office of External Affairs. Document

Every year, the Office of the President produces an Annual Report.  You can read these documents below:

Every year, GPSA is required by our bylaws to conduct an assessment of worker rights for graduate students. The GPSA President in conjunction with the GPSA Assembly President will conduct an annual assessment of worker rights and request information on the living wage.” This is of utmost importance because we are not only students, but also workers at the university.  If labor issues are important to you, please also consider joining United Campus Workers AZ, which is our wall-to-wall union for all students, staff, and faculty at ASU. Below, you can find our most recent assessments:

  • 2023-2024
  • 2022-2023

Any student can submit legislation that will be considered by the GPSA Assembly and voted on at our monthly Assembly Meetings.  Legislation is due at 11:59 PM (Arizona time), on the first day of every month.  Please use the Legislation Submission Form to submit! On the form you can find links to the Assembly Bill and Assembly Resolution templates. 

If you have questions about the bylaws, rules, or other policies/procedures you would like to ask? Check out our new Ask the Parliamentarian form! You have an option to anonymously add your question to a running list, so you can help your fellow GPSA members find answers too!

A list of GPSA officers for the AY 2023-24 can be found here. This list is updated on a monthly basis, if not more frequently.

In August 2023, during the monthly legislative session, the GPSA Assembly approved and passed the finalized GPSA Budget, which outlines GPSA’s priorities and programming for AY 2023-24. We encourage you to review the linked document!