GRADE_Logo01Grade is our Graduate student campaign to democratize the hiring and evaluation practices of UC faculty members. We are currently conducting a survey of department chairs in order to better understand how policies around graduate student involvement on hiring committees are being put into practice. We hope to use this information to collect best practices and propose new statewide standards for full, permanent representation on all hiring committees. (more…)

Be a July Student Advocate to the Regents

Mohsin in Public CommentUCSA is now accepting applications for Student Advocates to the Regents (StARs) for the July 22-23, 2015 Regents Meeting.

Student Advocates to the Regents (StARs) are students chosen by UCSA to attend Board of Regents meetings and speak on behalf of student priorities. They are provided direct access to the Regents without the constraints of the line separating approved guests from the public audience. (more…)

About Fund the UC

Fund the UC LogoFund the UC response to the Governor’s May Revise

Fund the UC is committed to long term funding solution for Higher Education. While we are thrilled to hear that in-state undergrad tuition will hold steady for 2015-16 and 2016-17, we are not done fighting for a truly sustainable approach to Fund the UC. Read UCSA’s response here.


State divestment and poor fiscal management threaten the long term stability, accessibility, affordability, and quality of the UC. This limits the educational opportunities available to California students now and in the future. (more…)