The 2012-2013 GSC Committees are:
GSC is serving and reaching UIC graduate students through its committees by organizing various seminars, workshops, meetings and social events.
There are total 7 committees with various goals:
Organizing and launching academic workshops and seminars that would help graduate students
in their dissertation, grant/paper writing, resume preparation, job application, etc.
Being in close relation with Chancellor Diversity Committees
and keeping the graduate students aware of recent issues and problems and
supporting events that benefit graduate population. Contacting undergraduate
and collaborating with them against any discrimination issue.
Following the allocation of the GSC budget throughout the year and making/suggesting amendments. Helping the treasurer for travel awards applications.
Collaborating with The Health Professions Student Council
Graduate Employees Organization
U of I Student Trustees
UIC Undergradaute Student Government
and other U of I student organizations. Planning GSC Newsletter and updating GSC Facebook page.
Promoting UIC SLDVS
and UIC Wellness Center
events. Inviting speakers to GSC meetings in the areas of
health, fitness, nutrition, stress management, etc.
Organizing at least 3 social event in an academic year including End of Semester Parties. Collaborating with Graduate College
, and UIC Student Affairs
and promoting their social events for
the benefit of graduate students.
Collaborating with UIC Office of Sustainablity
and promoting their events. Launching used clothes, food, toys,
collection drives. Promoting carpooling and bike riding; helping cleaner campus movements.
How to join a committee:
GSC committees are great opportunities for graduate students to meet with new people from other departments
or even from other U of I campuses. Committee chairpersons will have the privilage of learning leadership in small
groups and contact with people in various campuses and cities which will be very beneficial for their careers.
We are always looking for volunteers; if you would like to be a part of a committee please
contact GSC officers