Graduate Student Organizations


The Council of Graduate Students is an authorized student government on campus representing our graduate/professional students at various levels across Michigan State University. The mission of COGS is to improve and advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery.


Teaching assistants (TAs) subject to the collective bargaining agreement with the Graduate Employees Union/American Federation of Teachers.

For a complete list of Student Organizations see

2019-20 Organizations





Asian Pacific American Graduate Alliance

Member: Kun Ho Lee

Black Graduate Student Association

President: Olivia Furman

CVM Integrative Medicine Club

President: Sarah Kathryn Rich

Indigenous Graduate Student Collective 

President: Everardo Junior Cuevas

Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS)

President: Jessica Diaz

National MANRRS website
MSU MANRRS website

Michigan Indigena/Chicanx Community Alliance (MICCA)

President: Wilfredo Antonio Flores

Younger Chemists Committee

Faculty: Amy Pollock

If you would like an organization added to the list please contact Mikala Rioux (