Graduate Student Association

Greetings from GSA!

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) represents graduate students at Saint Louis University. The GSA is governed by elected officers and its General Assembly consists of one representative from each graduate degree program. GSA sponsors the annual Graduate Student Research Symposium which showcases graduate student research, in both paper and poster formats. Graduate students may also apply for GSA awards for conference presentation and attendance, publication assistance, as well as summer research support towards thesis, dissertation, and exam preparation.

Fall 2017 Meetings are scheduled for the following dates.  All of these are on Wednesdays and will begin at 4 PM.
  • September 6 (Allied Health Multipurpose Room)
  • October 4 (Busch Student Center 251)
  • November 8 (Allied Health Multipurpose Room)
  • December 6 (Busch Student Center 251)
For more general information, please see our Constitution and Bylaws.

Annual Kickball Tournament

The annual GSA Kickball Tournament will be held on Saturday, October 7 in Tower Grove Park.  

Check-in for teams will be at 10 AM and the first game will kick off after 10:30 AM.

Sign up as a team or individually at

Free food and water/soda pop will be provided for each participant.

There will be prizes for the winning team members!

For more information, see our flyer or contact

Make a Difference Day 

Join GSA and the rest of the SLU community on Saturday, October 28 to be a part of the largest service event in the state of Missouri and one of the largest in the country!  Send an e-mail to to sign up.

Note from the GSA President (June 7, 2017): Due to the ongoing budget cuts at the university, there is no longer a graduate student administrator overseeing administrative functions for the GSA.  Please be patient with us as we transition away from having a graduate administrative assistant.  All functions will now be handled by the GSA executive board with assistance from the Office of Graduate Education.  Continue to direct any general questions or concerns to

Note from the GSA President (August 14, 2017): Due to the Office 365 Migration, our e-mail system may not be functioning properly.  For a more timely response, contact the 2017-18 GSA President Alex Fajardo directly at for further assistance.