All meetings of the Doctoral and Graduate 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, including their agendas and minutes, are 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 DGSC 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 Plenary and Steering Meeting Dates schedule for the current academic year. You can also view and add the plenary meeting schedule on this online calendar here.

Plenary Meetings
DGSC Plenary Meetings are generally held on the Friday of the third week in a month during the academic year. Unless announced otherwise and in accordance with New York Open Meetings Law, meetings take place at 4:30 pm in room 5414. All DGSC at-large and program representatives are required to attend or make arrangements for a proxy.
NB: DGSC plenary meetings are curently being held via Zoom, and meeting registration is required. 

Fall 2020
September 25
Guest Speaker:
President of The Graduate Center, Robin Garrell

October 16
Guest Speaker:
Assistant Vice President for Information Technology, Elaine Montilla

November 20
Guest Speaker:
Interim Chief Librarian, Emily Drabinski
Register to attend this meeting:
https://gc-cuny.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkd-yppz4rGNRQShVPiw_lKRuw_cyXVNM6

December 11 
Guest Speakers:
DGSC Affiliate Organizations
Register to attend this meeting:
https://gc-cuny.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvfu6vrDwuHNzGtzfT-5bmTcd5ZjgobVD2

Spring 2021
February 19
Guest Speaker:
TBA
Register to attend this meeting: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ldemuqTMqGdIXHw4eNfDTY8B9CHWNIo5w

March 19
Guest Speaker:
TBA
Register to attend this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrduirpz4vGNFLleceKFN_gbzdwLo-Jwyu

April 23
Guest Speaker:
TBA
Register to attend this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-2rrzsjE9yAeKzcgBbJnGuTvUUBruYw

May 21
Plenary (for outgoing representatives) will start at 3:00 PM
Register to attend this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApdOqqrjksH9wWW80NeRtw8pqIaQimhFOc

Plenary-elect (for incoming representatives) will start at 4:30 PM.
Register to attend this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdOmhqj4iGNAfpnegbgXhW4HifAIf2MDW

Information Concerning Attendance
If you, as a program or at-large representative, cannot make it to a scheduled meeting, please arrange for a proxy using the ‘Proxy Request’ form after logging in to cunydsc.org/works. Note that you may also appoint a proxy on a standing basis for all Plenary meetings. As per the DGSC 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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Steering Committee Meetings
DGSC Steering Committee Meetings are generally held on the Friday of the first week in a month during the academic year. Steering Committee meetings begin at 4:30 PM in room 5414 or an otherwise available DGSC room. Only DGSC Steering Committee members are obliged to attend.
NB: While CUNY is distance learning mode, meetings are being held via Zoom, and meeting registration is required. Email ccc@cunydsc.org to request the link to register.

Fall 2020
September 4
October 2
November 6
December 4

Spring 2020
February 5
March 5
April 2
May 7