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MSC03 2210
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Student Union Building

Phone: (505) 277-3803


GPSA is the recognized graduate and professional student government at the University of New Mexico. Our goal is to enhance the academic and intellectual environment for the graduate and professional students at the University of New Mexico and to promote the rights, interests and professional development of graduate and professional students within the university community, through advocacy, education, and financial support.

Announcements & Updates!  

The Finance Committee hearing and due dates are posted, along with the Appropriation Form. You can find all of this information Here

Starting this term, Grant Readers will need to attend a training each semester to maintain eligibility. If you are interested in being a Reader, please complete the GPSA Fall Grant Reader Information Form and indicate which training session you will be attending. The stipend for Grant Readers is $50.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, September 19 5:30 PM  Isleta Room in the SUB
Wednesday, September 20 1:00 PM Luminaria Room in the SUB
Wednesday, September 20 1:45 PM Luminaria Room in the SUB
Thursday, September 21 12:00 PM Fiesta A&B in the SUB
Thursday, September 21 12:45 PM Fiesta A&B in the SUB
Thursday, September 21 1:30 PM Fiesta A&B in the SUB

The GPSA Elections Committee is excited to announce the Fall 2017 GPSA Council Chair Candidates: James Kaminski and Abigail Robertson! Please see their bios below.  

The Special Council Chair Election will be held at the September GPSA Council Meeting on September 30th, 2017. The meeting is at 10:00AM in Lobo A&B on the third floor of the SUB. Everyone is welcome to come and watch, however only Council Representatives can vote in the election. Please make sure that your Rep knows how you want them to vote.  

 There will be a Meet and Greet on September 25th in the SUB Atrium from 4:30-6:30PM. Make sure to stop by to ask the candidates questions. There will be beverages and snacks provided while supplies lasts.


KaminskiJames Kaminski takes a vision and makes it reality through transparent collaboration, sound strategy development and inspirational leadership. Through his actions, it is obvious that he has a deep love for his community and vested interest in its thriving enrichment. James’ candidacy will preserve heritage and quality of life, uphold a passion for understanding the needs of UNM’s rich diverse culture and promote a positive community by protecting human rights of the Lobo Nation. James is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, President of a local non-profit, local business owner and proven leader; having held successful community and academic leadership positions.

robertsonAbigail G. Robertson is a fourth year PhD candidate in Medieval Studies. A graduate of The Ohio State University (BA, 2012) and Bowling Green State University (MA, 2014), Abbey has presented her graduate work at over fifteen national and international conferences and has been named recipient of multiple teaching awards. Abbey prides herself on her commitment to university service and is a member of the Medieval Studies Student Association and the English Graduate Student Association and also sits as graduate representative on multiple faculty committees. Abbey has been an active member of GPSA since the second year of her PhD when she was appointed Media and Outreach Chair and served on the Legislative Steering Committee in the 2016-2017 academic year. Currently the Interim Council Chair and Legislative Steering Committee Chair, Abbey is excited at the opportunity to continue to serve UNM’s graduate and professional students in the final year of her degree.