Staff Council - Carnegie Mellon University


Staff Council (brochure) serves as the voice for staff at Carnegie Mellon University through policy advocacy and community involvement, providing an organization that enables staff to realize their full potential and impact their quality of life. The chief purpose of Staff Council is to examine matters related to all staff, and to formulate recommendations to the university administration. The responsibility of Staff Council is to represent all persons holding full- or part-time staff appointments at Carnegie Mellon who are not represented by the faculty organization or a bargaining unit.
Get Involved: Staff Council general body meetings, open to all staff members, are held from noon – 1 PM on the third Thursdays of the month. Click on "Meetings" in the left-hand navigation column for specific dates and locations.  Questions? Send email to

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Glassdoor Team | September 19, 2014

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Cans Across the Cut

This is an annual, day-long event held in conjunction with the CMU Food Drive, which benefits the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Teams from across campus comprised of students, faculty, and staff, compete to see which group can gather the most canned goods and other non-perishables. MORE

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In the News

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Benefits Open Forum

Carnegie Mellon Staff Council presents an annual Benefits Open Forum at the end of October prior to or during Open Enrollment. The Forum is open to all staff members not represented by a bargaining unit. MORE

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Benefits & Fitness Fair

Carnegie Mellon University’s annual Benefits & Fitness Fair provides a great opportunity for individuals to talk with Health & Welfare plan representatives about plan options as well as several CMU departments and community organizations that provide health and wellness programs. MORE