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Becoming a Member

Benefits of CSGS Membership

  • Membership in an established organization with over 200 institutions that can advocate on your behalf to regional and national stakeholders in all matters pertaining to graduate education.

  • Assistance in starting graduate programs.

  • Access to the latest information on graduate education in the region and beyond.

  • Access to specialized resources including updates on topics such as accreditation.

  • Access to updates on important trends in graduate education at the national level, especially through affiliation with the Council of Graduate Schools.

  • Access to best practices in graduate education and the promotion of excellence.

  • Opportunity for graduate students to participate in the 3MT competitions at the annual conference.

  • Opportunity to network with peers and exchange ideas and information on graduate policy and best practices at annual conference.

  • Opportunity to make professional connections with fellow members as well as service providers and exhibitors.

  • Opportunity to volunteer as presenters, moderators, or panelists at annual conference.

  • Opportunity to contribute to the organization and its advocacy role through service on committees and in leadership positions.

  • Opportunity to influence the organization through electing board members.


Membership Rates

The institutional membership rate varies by the size of an institution's graduate student population:

Up to 999 graduate students: $150 per year

1,000 to 3,999 graduate students: $200 per year

More than 4,000 graduate students: $250 per year

In order to become a member or to renew your membership, please fill out the form below. The CSGS Treasurer will then provide payment information.

(Re)New Membership

Please take a moment to fill out the form and our treasurer will get in touch with you.

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