Student Government

The Student Government is the governing body of the UNC-CH student body. As a graduate or professional student the student body President represents you. The GPSF President is a Vice President on Student Government.

For more information visit the Student Government Website.

Student Congress

Student Congress is the legislative branch of UNC Student Government. They handle funding requests for student organizations, maintain the Student Government Code (the rules by which Student Government operates), and respond to requests for help from students in a broad range of issues regarding student life at UNC.

Every member of the student body has representation in Student Congress. For more information visit the Student Congress Website.

Council of Leaders

The Council of Leaders includes representatives from all the departmental or school organizations of graduate and professional students on campus.  A list of members, updated in March 2011, is available here.

Graduate and Professional Student Associations

The following  groups are officially recognized by GPSF as graduate and professional student groups on campus:

American Medical Student Association (AMSA), School of Medicine

Association of Chemistry Graduate Students (ACGS)

Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA)

Biostatistics Student Association, School of Public Health

Carolina Classics Graduate Group

Communication Studies Graduate Student Association

Comparative Literature and English Association of Graduate Students (CoLEAGS)

Doctoral Student Association at School of Information and Library Sciences (DSA at SILS)

Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA)

Environmental Sciences and Engineering Student Organization (ENVR-SO), School of Public Health

Epidemiology Student Organization (ESO), School of Public Health

Graduate Art Student’s Association (GASA)

Graduate Association of Geography Students (GAGS)

Graduate Computer Science Student Association (CSSA)

Graduate Mathematics Association

Graduate Music Student Forum (GMSF)

Health Policy and Management (HPM) Masters Student Council, School of Public Health

Information & Library Science Student Association (ILSSA)

International City/County Management Association Student Chapter (ICMA)

Linguistics Circle

Marine Sciences Graduate Action Group (GAG)

MBA Student Association, Kenan-Flagler Business School

Medieval and Early Modern Studies Graduate Association

Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Student Organization

Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Association (GSA)

School of Education Graduate Student Association

School of Journalism and Mass Communication Graduate Student Association (J-School GSA)

School of Public Health Student Government

Social Work Student Organization (SoWoSO), School of Social Work

Spurgeon Dental Society, School of Dentistry

Student Bar Association (SBA), School of Law

Student National Medical Association (SNMA), School of Medicine

Student Senate, Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Whitehead Medical Society

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