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Departmental Resources

Graduate Student Council

The Graduate Student Council for Course X (GSC-X) represents graduate students in the department. We present a variety of social activities, such as the ever-popular TGIF parties, summer barbeques, and the department Christmas holiday party with its award-winning skits. We also organize practice sessions for the oral qualifying exams and participate in curriculum discussions and department reviews. For more information you may contact us at

Officers are elected each spring for the following academic year. The 2015-2016 officers are:


Catie Bartlett
Christy Chao
Connor Coley
Stephanie Doong
Mike Orella
German Parada
Nick Schickel
Sarah Shapiro
Ryan Shaw
Krishna Shrinivas
Kassi Stein
Lisa Volpatti