Events Board Overview & Funding Guidelines

The GSG offers funding for Graduate Student Events through the Events Board.  Please see the Events Guidelines page before applying for funding.  Our funding application is available through SAFE (Student Activities Funding Engine).  Recognized graduate student organizations, please log in with your group NetID. If you are not affiliated with a recognized graduate student organization then please email Lily Secora ( to request a temporary group NetID in order to apply.

Depending on the amount you are requesting, you will need to either apply 3 weeks or 6 weeks before the planned event date. Applications absolutely must be completed by Sunday night prior to an Events Board meeting.

When does the Events Board meet?
The Events Board meets every two weeks, on Fridays at 11AM in Clio Hall (map).  One member of the requesting organization must be present at the meeting when the event is to be discussed.  Time slots will be assigned on the Tuesday prior to the meeting. Upcoming meeting dates are:

  • Friday, June 23 from 11am-12:30pm
  • Friday, July 7 from 11am-12:30pm
  • Friday, July 21 from 11am-12:30pm
  • Friday, August 4 from 11am-12:30pm
  • Friday, August 18 from 11am-12:30pm
  • Friday, September 1 from 11am-12:30pm

Please note: If events are to be held at the Graduate College, the GC House Committee is also often able to contribute up to $500 to the event.  Your group must contact the GC House Committee to inquire about funding for your event. Other funding sources include the Davis International Center.

Who is a member of the Events Board?
The Events Board is chaired by GSG treasurer Zachary Hervieux-Moore, who can be reached at  Other members of the committee are Dean Lily B. Secora, Olivia Martel, and several members of the graduate student body. We are always looking for students who want to get involved with our decision making process! Please contact to become a member of the board.

The Events Board General Operating Rules are available here.

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If after reading the Operating Rules, and the contents of the GSG Events Board website you still have questions or concerns, please email