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 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 Plenary and Steering Meeting Dates schedule for the 2018-2019 academic year. You can also view and add the plenary meeting schedule on this online calendar here.

 

Plenary Meetings
DSC 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. Food and beverages will be served in the adjacent room (5409). All DSC at-large and program representatives are obliged to attend or make arrangements for a proxy.

Fall 2019
September 20
Guest Speaker:
Dr. James Muyskens, Interim President of The Graduate Center.

October 18
Guest Speakers:
DSC Affiliate Coordinators

November 22
Guest Speaker:
TBA

December 13 
Guest Speaker:
TBA

Spring 2020
February 21
Guest Speaker:
TBA

March 20
Guest Speaker:
TBA

April 24
Guest Speaker:
TBA

May 15
Plenary (for outgoing 2019-20 representatives) will start at 3:00 PM
Plenary-elect (for incoming 2020-2021 representatives) will start at 4:30 PM.
Guest Speaker:
None

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 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.

 

Steering Committee Meetings
DSC 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 DSC room. Only DSC Steering Committee members are obliged to attend.

Fall 2019
September 6
October 4
November 8
December 6

Spring 2020
February 7
March 6
April 3
May 1