President's Welcome for Fall 2020

July 6, 2020

Welcome to Boulder, new Grad Buffs! I wanted to be one of the first to welcome you to campus, where you will be joining a diverse, interdisciplinary, and passionate community of graduate and professional students. I also have some important information to share as you transition into your new programs...

Updates for Online International Students

July 6, 2020

Link to original ICE announcement . On July 6 th , the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) released modifications to temporary exemptions for international students under F-1 and M-1 Visas. Specifically, under the direction of the Trump Administration, ICE is suspending residency rights for international students for students...

Graduate Excellence Award Winners

June 18, 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of this year's Graduate Excellence Awards! These awards were chosen from a competitive set of applications. We offer awards for teaching and research excellence each year to highlight the inspiring students that make up our campus community. Teaching Excellence Kate Hinshaw Edu Montes...

Comment to Board of Regents Meeting

June 18, 2020

Today, the Director of Legislative Affairs, Matt Harvey , submitted a public comment to the Board of Regents on behalf of the United Government of Graduate Students regarding the growing inequity of higher education funding in the state of Colorado. The University has a commitment to provide a quality, affordable...

Open Letter on Race

May 30, 2020

Dear Graduate and Professional Students of the CU Boulder and greater community, In recent days and weeks, we have seen long-standing issues of race rise to the surface with protests around the United States and the world. Once again, lives have been lost needlessly. The killing of George Floyd in...

Changes to Graduate Benefits and Fees

Jan. 28, 2020

The Graduate School announced changes to graduate and professional student benefits and fees in today’s CUBT Graduate Student Edition . The highlights: Parental leave for all students and paid leave for students on appointment. Opt-in dental insurance covered at the same rate as Gold SHIP for students on appointment. University...

Legislative Action Days 2019

Oct. 17, 2019

The United Government of Graduate Students is a legacy member of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS). NAGPS is a student-run national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of graduate & professional students across the United States. Founded by student leaders in 1987, NAGPS is the...

A Letter in Support of the Black Student Alliance's Demands

Oct. 7, 2019

This is an archive page for the joint letter released by UGGS and CUSG executives regarding demands by the Black Student Alliance. Click here to read the letter

Information on International Student Stipends

July 1, 2019

This is an archive page including a clarification on how stipends work with international student finances Download the memo here

2019 Graduate Excellence Award Winners

April 23, 2019

UGGS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018-19 Graduate Excellence Awards! TA/GPTI Awards: Recipient Department Jasmine Baetz Art and Art History Sarah Salmon MATH Erin Kaplan Theatre and Dance Maria Fernanda Iwasaki Cordero Spanish and Portuguese Candace Evans Sociology Elizabeth Lemon Psychology and Neuroscience Jose Vasquez Ethnic Studies...