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Graduate Student Association (GSA)

The Computer and Information Science Graduate Student Association (CIS-GSA) was started in Spring 1989 for all graduate students of the CIS department. The purpose of the CIS-GSA is to improve the quality of life in the CIS department as well as to facilitate communication between graduate students and faculty.


Weekly Events

Graduate Research Forum

An informal gathering of graduate students to share research interests, share experiences, and build community.

Friday Colloquium

A trek to McMenamins 19th Street Cafe to socialize and relax after the week's classes and activities.


GSA representatives hold positions on each of the following committees:

Graduate Education Committee (currently vacant)

Governing body for graduate program requirements

Room 100 Users Group

A public group that facilitates discussion between students, faculty, and the Computing Resources Committee (CRC) regarding the use of our department computer lab - Room 100.

Links and Resources

The survival guide is a collection of resources related to the departement and the graduate program as well as activites and event venues in the greater Eugene community.

Among the other resources, the survival guide lists graduate program requirements and outlines the tentative course offerings for the current and/or coming academic year.

A Graduate Teaching/Research Fellowship (GTF/GRF) is one way to alleviate the financial burden of graduate school.

A collection of references related to the department computer resources. If you are looking for information about available server tools, a starting point for new Mac Users, or details of the CS network, this is a great place to start!