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Graduate Student Association

St. John's University Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents the interests of over 5,000 graduate students at St. John's University across all campuses.

The GSA is designed to serve as a forum for opinions and suggestions concerning education, progress, empowerment, experience, and the quality of life as a graduate student. It will not only work as a resource center for students, but also act as a liaison between students and administration to provide constant communication and feedback. The organization will allow for students and faculty to participate and enhance the culture of St. John's University. The GSA strongly believes in providing full support to graduate students in order to maximize success in all academic endeavors.

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GSA Committees

This committee is dedicated to organizing various social and professional events for graduate students.
Chair: Gabrielle Crichlow

This committee is dedicated to holding an annual Graduate Student Physical Day in which graduate students can have a low cost physical examination at or near the University.
Chair: Nelson Truong

This committee is dedicated to managing the GSA budget.
Chair: Kelly Almond

Remuneration, Equity, and Insurance
This committee is dedicated to increasing the competitiveness in scholarships and stipends of Doctoral Fellows, Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Assistants at the administrative level.
Chair: TBD

This committee will organize an orientation at the beginning of each semester to help new graduate students especially international and out-of-state students) adjust to the University and to the New York metro area.
Chair: TBD

Extended Campus
This committee seeks to establish a GSA chapter on the Staten Island, Manhattan, Oakdale, and Rome campuses. At least five graduate students are needed at each campus to help plan events for their respective campuses and maintain contact with the GSA at the Queens campus.
Chair: Melissa Hernandez

If you are interested in joining any of the committees, please e-mail the GSA.