Create positive change with the GSS!

The Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is the governing body for all graduate students at UMass Dartmouth. If you want to see positive changes in your graduate student experience, engage with the GSS and get involved in our activities!

Become a Senator

Becoming a graduate student Senator is a great way to advocate for graduate student issues! Senators act as a liaison between graduate students and the University.

General elections take place in the Spring semester. More information about Senator elections can be found here.


All GSS General Senate meetings are open, so all graduate students can hear and discuss the issues we are addressing! The schedule of GSS General Senate meetings can be found here. We invite you to join us!

If you have a specific issue to discuss, please let us know at least one week in advance so we can add it to the meeting agenda: