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.

Spring 2020 Full Council Meetings:

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

Location: Fee Hall Rm E 109

January 22

February 19

March 18

April 15

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.

HEARING BOARDS

Applications are being accepted at this time for service on University Hearing Boards for 2020-21, with the term starting in May, 2020. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the first Friday in FEBRUARY.  More information here: https://www.deanofstudents.msu.edu/hearing-boards

Hearing Board Application

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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