GSA Policies-Student Government - Carnegie Mellon University


A culture of cross-disciplinary community and collaboration that enhances the Carnegie Mellon University graduate student experience


To advocate for and support the diverse needs of all Carnegie Mellon University graduate students in their personal, professional, and public lives.

  • Improving quality of life on and off campus
  • Supporting academic and professional goals
  • Encouraging engaged citizenship


Community: Creating a lively, inclusive environment and promoting diversity in all forms 

Wellbeing: Connecting our community to information and resources that promote quality of life and holistic wellness 

Holding a conversation: Being active listeners, giving a voice to all graduate students, and treating each other with fairness, openness, and respect 

Civic Engagement: Taking initiative and leading positive change with local, national, and global impact

GSA 10 Year Strategic Plan

The GSA Strategic Plan focuses on the organizational development and infrastructure of the GSA and on the four core issue areas that impact graduate students where we need partnership and better connection to existing resources on campus.

View the Strategic Plan