About GSC

The GSC exists to enhance the overall graduate experience at MIT by promoting the general welfare and concerns of the graduate student body, creating new programs and initiatives to provide opportunities for growth and interaction, and communicating with the MIT Administration and Faculty on behalf of graduate students. The GSC is led by the Executive Committee and has various committees and boards to address graduate student issues.

How can I get involved?

  • Become a Council Rep: attend a monthly General Council Meeting to hear updates and vote in elections and on GSC statements
  • Join a GSC committee: Open to any graduate student, GSC Committees and Boards organize events and advocate for grad students around specific issues. From the link above, individual committee pages list contact info. The committees are:
    • Academics, Research and Careers (ARC)
    • Activities Committee (AC)
    • Association of Student Activities (ASA)
    • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI)
    • External Affairs Board (EAB)
    • Housing and Community Affairs Committee (HCA)
    • Muddy Charles Board
    • Orientation Committee (OC)
  • Become an Institute Rep: serve as a grad student member on one of the faculty and Institute committees discussing issues of interest to you.


The GSC Executive Committee consists of the Executive Officers and Committee Chairs. Read more about the leadership positions and how to run for office below.

Documents and Reports

Links to our Constitution, Budget, Annual Reports, and more are available below.