The Graduate Student Government (GSG) is the official representative body for graduate students at the University of Maryland, College Park and is charged with securing and protecting the welfare, rights, and interests of all graduate students at this institution. GSG formulates policies promoting and governing the activities and welfare of graduate students, and advises the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and Provost, the Graduate Council, the University Senate, the President of the University, the Maryland General Assembly, and any other relevant agency or organization on the graduate student viewpoint concerning all matters affecting graduate students. (Constitution of the Graduate Student Government, Preamble and Article 1)
GSG is responsible for the allocation of the Student Activity Fee paid by graduate students and represents graduate student interests for all other Mandatory Fees.
GSG has monthly General Assembly Meetings, which are open to all graduate students.