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. For more information about representation on the full council, please see here.

Fall 2021 Full Council Meetings:

*Until further notice, all meetings will be on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM (location or remote info TBA) Meetings open to the public. Updates will be posted in August of 2021. Please email us at office@cogs.msu.edu if you have questions.

September 22

October 20

November 17

December 8

Spring 2022 Full Council Meetings:

TBA

2022-2023 dates and information will be posted here in August 2022. 

Committees

COGS appoints graduate and professional students to a variety of COGS and 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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