Graduate Student Association

UNC’s Graduate Student Association is a student fee based office that provides grant funding for research and conference presentations and attendance. 

Getting Involved

If you are interested in assisting with Graduate Student Association activities or events, please send an email to so we can discuss how your skills can best be used in the service of UNC graduate students.

Graduate Intramural Softball Team Sign-Up

The Graduate Student Association is helping to assemble a graduate student co-rec softball team for the Campus Recreation Center’s intramural tournament. The softball tournament takes place on Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at the Campus Recreation Center softball field. The GSA team’s registration will be covered by the GSA. If you are interested on playing on the GSA team, visit the sign-up page.
The Softball Tournament Grand Prize: The Graduate Student Association will be sending the highest placing softball team to a Colorado Rockies baseball game. To be eligible for the grand prize, softball teams must have one or more graduate students on their roster that are actively playing in every game of the tournament. The winners will receive admission for their entire intramural softball team (up to 14 players) to the Colorado Rockies game on “College Night,” Friday, April 21. The grand prize includes round-trip transportation for the team, parking and game tickets.

Research Day Looking for VolunteersResearch Day

On Research Day, April 6, graduate and undergraduate students will present their research, creative works and scholarly projects in a day-long celebration. All Research Day activities will take place at the University Center. Students will present their research in either individual break-out rooms, as oral presentations from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., or as poster presentations in one of three poster sessions in the Ballrooms from 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. or 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Research Day is looking for student volunteers to be either conference session facilitators or general volunteers for the registration area. Conference session facilitators will work for one hour in an assigned room. They will be responsible for introducing and assisting presenters, keeping track of time and facilitating questions. General volunteers are needed to help check-in presenters and judges. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up here.

Spring Welcome Back Social