Governance

Governance

Full Council

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) is the constitutionally authorized government for all graduate and professional students at Michigan State University.

COGS is based on a parliamentary system. Each department elects a Representative to sit on the COGS Full Council. The Full Council conducts monthly meetings, open to the public, to discuss issues important to graduate and professional students and vote on policy.

Fall 2019 Full Council Meetings:

Location: Will be announced in August 2019

September 18

October 16

November 13

December 4

Spring 2020 Full Council Meetings:

January 22

February 19

March 18

April 15

*Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM.

Committees

COGS appoints graduate and professional students to a variety of University committees in order to provide our voice in developing policy. You do not have to be a COGS representative to serve on a comittee.

Apply to serve on a committee here:  COMMITTEE APPLICATION

COGS Committees

Listed are the Committees, the number of seats available for COGS appointments, and the committee description.

University Committees

Listed are the Committees, the number of seats available for COGS appointments, and the committee description.

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