Graduate Student Resource Center

Graduate Student Association

GSA Proclamation







Visit us in the brand new Grad Student Center, Rhodes West #210

New GSA Members Welcome- JOIN NOW!
Graduate Student Association membership is open to all currently enrolled Cleveland State University master's, doctoral and law students. Students in their final year of undergraduate studies are also invited to join.


The mission and purpose of Graduate Student Association is to serve as a liaison for all CSU graduate students, to provide CSU graduate students with an on-campus social and professional network, and to promote the interests of graduate students in all disciplines in a fair and equitable way.


General membership meetings are open to all graduate students.  Sign up to receive information about meetings and events.


Spring '17: Mayor of Cleveland hosts the Graduate Student Association and issues a formal proclamation in recognition of Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 2017.

Spring 2017: ALL are welcome here!  GSA releases a statement about January '17 Executive Order on Immigration.  Click here to view statement.

Fall '16: Four Cleveland State University graduate students participated in the 30th Anniversary National Association of Graduate - Professional Student Conference held Nov. 3-6 at Stony Brook University.  CSU Graduate Student Association Members and officers of the joined representatives of 32 universities from across the United States to celebrate, promote and advocate for graduate students.

Fall '16: Cleveland State Graduate Students successfully lobbied for inclusion in Homecoming after a four-year hiatus. Congratulations Erica Henkin (Levin College of Urban Affairs) and Zack Pichler (College of Education and Human Services) for their nomination to the 2016 Homecoming Court!

Summer '16: Graduate Students volunteered for Orientation Leader roles for CSU's first Graduate Student Orientation in late summer. They welcomed more than 400 attendees who participated in the optional orientation event to learn more about Cleveland State University.

Spring '16: Graduate Student Appreciation Week was kicked off for the very first time with the guidance and support of dozens of graduate students who helped to facilitate and participate numerous graduate events and activities across campus.



Email Address


President, Primary Executive Officer
Erica Henkin

Vice President, Policies and Advocacy
Alexander Roth

Vice President, Administrative Affairs
Zachary Pichler

Meet the Board
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This organization is subject, as a recognized student organization, to the rules, regulations, and policies of Cleveland State University and the laws of the State of Ohio. The rules, regulations, and policies of Cleveland State University shall hold precedence over all rules, regulations, and policies applying to the organization, including those of national associations with which the organization is affiliated.