Category Archives: GSA

GSA Conference Travel Grant Workshops

Have specific questions about getting funding to attend an upcoming conference? Wondering what a Conference Travel Grant is? Wondering what the GSA CTG process looks like? Want to know common mistakes to avoid so that you can improve your chances of being awarded a GSA CTG?

Come to our GSA CTG Workshops at the GSA office *(HUB 203*) to find out how to get funding.

*Feb 11th 1-2pm and Feb 13th 3-4pm*, join the CTG Coordinator as she answers your  questions and provides common mistakes and fixes so that you will be eligible for the maximum cap for your event.

Please RSVP by responding to the doodle poll below. Workshop seats will be limited to 20 students for one-on-one assistance with individual circumstances.

All questions can be directed to: Amanda James, CTG Coordinator, at

Grad Wine Tasting!


HGSA would like to inform you about a unique new social event UCR GSA is working on. In conjunction with our sister organization at UC Irvine, we’ll be sponsoring a trip on January 25th to Temecula for some wine tasting! Our stops will be Mount Palomar WineryLeoness Cellars, and a third winery which is still being determined. The cost is expected to be between *$50 – $60, though to secure a spot you will need to make a $40 deposit by January 19th. You can contact Michael Young to get your name on the list!


Hi everyone,

For procedural reasons, we are forced to hold a vote with at least 2/3rds approving a change to our by-laws to make the terms of the grad reps/HGSA chairs cover the academic year with elections at the end of Spring quarter instead of the current calendar year system. Given that the department, GSA, and we as grad students all operate within the academic year not calendar year, this change makes nothing but sense.

Both Jen, myself, GSA President Sandeep Dahl, and Iselda all support the change, so please help us by voting yes.

Note that this is separate from the officer nomination process that was sent out by Iselda recently, and we encourage nominations for these positions as well.