All meetings of the Doctoral Students’ Council are open to the public. To have an item added to the agenda, contact a member of the Executive Committee at least one week before the meeting.

Meetings are presumed to have an agenda consisting of approval of agenda, approval of old minutes, officer and committee reports, and new business.

A record of previous meetings, their agendas and minutes is available in the Minutes archive. Agendas for upcoming meetings will be emailed to all Representatives one week before the scheduled meeting date. Agendas will also be made available on the DSC website. To conserve resources, printed copies will not be provided at the meeting, so please read documents in advance and bring any you might wish to reference.

The following are the Steering and Plenary Meeting Dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year:

9/2/16 Steering
9/16/16 Plenary
10/7/16 Steering
10/21/16 Plenary
11/4/16 Steering
11/18/16 Plenary
12/2/16 Steering
12/16/16 Plenary
2/3/17 Steering
2/24/17 Plenary <– (changed from 2/17 due to general strike)
3/3/17 Steering
3/17/17 Plenary
4/7/17 Steering
4/21/17 Plenary
5/5/17 Steering
5/19/17 Plenary of DSC at 3:00 pm
5/19/17 Plenary of DSC Elect at 4:30 pm

Unless announced otherwise and in accordance with New York Open Meetings Law, meetings take place at 4:30 pm in room 5414.

If you cannot make it to a scheduled meeting, please arrange for a proxy using the ‘Proxy Request’ form after logging in to Note that you may also appoint a proxy on a standing basis for all Plenary meetings. As per the DSC Constitution, “Any representative who fails to attend two consecutive regular Plenary meetings without arranging a proxy shall be automatically recalled and reported at the next Plenary and Steering meetings.

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