GSA Weekly Announcements 9/24-9/28

  1. General Assembly Meeting next week
  2. GSA + LGBTQIA Resource Center Yoga
  3. Opportunities on campus committees
  4. Special Projects applications are now open
  5. Food Resources
  6. Deadline for Residency Petition (this week!)
  7. Coffee Bagel Donut Day (CBDD)

1. General Assembly meeting next week (10/3)

The GSA General Assembly will meet next week, Wednesday October 3, in 1001 Giedt Hall. Food will be served at 5:45 and the business meeting will start at 6 p.m. The meeting agenda will be sent this week.

Representative registration for the 2018-2019 year is here. If you were a rep last year, you still need to re-register for this year.

2. GSA + LGBTQIA Resource Center Yoga

Yoga classes for graduate students provided by the GSA with the LGBTQIA Resource Center begin this Friday morning, starting at 7:30 a.m. and lasting until 9 (disregard the typo on the graphic). Classes will be in the Student Community Center, meeting room D.

gsa fall 2018 yoga

3. Opportunities on campus committees

The UC Davis Preferred Partnership Program (UP3) is looking for graduate student representatives for their advisory committee and personal insurance working group. The advisory committee meets quarterly. The working group will meet beginning in late Fall 2018. Contact Antash Najib ( or Heather Hunter, Executive Director of UP3 ( if you are interested.

4. Special Projects applications are now open.

Departments and other groups seeking funds in order to host events or projects for graduate students can apply to the GSA Special Projects fund. Instructions for the application are on the linked webpage—be sure to proofread your budget and carefully read the guidelines for reimbursement.

5. Food Access Resources

Several resources exist for students who are having difficulty affording healthy food.

You may be eligible for CalFresh, which can give up to $190/month to help with groceries.

The Pantry in 21 Lower Freeborn Hall provides food for students, as does Fruit and Veggie Up in the MU!

6. Deadline for Residency Petition

Domestic out-of-state students who have been in-state for a year or more and want to petition for residency, the deadline is September 28th.

7. Coffee, Bagel, Donut Day

Join us for Coffee, Bagels, and Donuts this Friday in the GSA Office (253 South Silo) from 8:30-10:30!