Contact GSL

0121 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-9544
gradstudentlife@umd.edu

AbOUT GSL

The purpose of Graduate Student Life is to:

  • Provide programs that help create a tangible graduate student campus community.
  • Foster graduate student conversation and collaboration across disciplines.
  • Encourage, recognize and celebrate the uniqueness of graduate students.
  • Promote existing campus services and encourage service areas to be more inclusive of graduate student needs.
  • Grow and maintain a graduate student presence in institutional decisions that affect the quality of life for graduate students.
  • Help departments share ideas about programs and support structures for graduate students.
  • Conduct regular assessments of graduate student quality of life on campus
  • Advocate for graduate student needs across campus.

Graduate Student Life aims to foster:

  • Community building: by providing opportunities for graduate students to build community and fostering conversations and collaboration across disciplines.
  • Communication: by promoting existing campus services to students and helping departments share ideas on how to best serve graduate students
  • Advocacy: by growing and maintaining a graduate student presence on campus, encouraging services to be more inclusive of graduate students, and conducting regular assessments of graduate student quality of life.