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 2020 Full Council Meetings:

*Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM via ZOOM. Meetings open to the public. Please email us at office@cogs.msu.edu for the link.

September 16

October 14

November 18

December 9

Spring 2021 Full Council Meetings:

January 20

February 17

March 17

April 21

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 committee. Please email our office if interested.

University Committees

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

COGS Committees

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

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