Student Involvement

Graduate and Professional Student Association

The Graduate and Professional Student Association S&A Fee allocation facilitates academic, professional, and financial support services for graduate and professional students. The funds provide professional development workshops, evening child care subsidiaries, travel and registration grants, affiliate RSO funding, and leadership development for students.  These funds also provide assistantships and tuition waivers for GPSA executives, and professional staff to provide advisement and administrative support.

GPSA Services and Activities Fee

Usage

Amount Allocated

Percentage

Travel Grants

$132,000

22.9%

Student Organization Funding

$38,000

6.5%

Programming

$24,000

4.2%

Childcare Service

$75,000

13%

Legislative

$13,850

2.4%

Professional Development Initiative (PDI)

$30,000

5.2%

Assistantships/scholarships

$141,150

24.5%

Admin (Salaries/wages, operations)

$122,690

21.3%

Total

$576,690

100%

 

Graduate and Professional Student Association Allocation History (2015 – present)

Year

Allocation

% Change

2018-2019

$562,028

-11.56%

2017-2018

$635,501

13.44%

2016-2017

$560,215

11.00%

2015-2016

$504,698

9.41%

2014-2015

$461,307

4.69%

2013-2014

$440,645

N/A