CEE GSAC, or the Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Advisory Committee, comprises representatives from every sub-disciplines within the department. This committee serves as a vital link between graduate students and department leadership, including the department head Dr. Ana Barros and the associate head for graduate affairs Dr. Scott M. Olson.
GSAC members meet regularly to discuss concerns and feedback from students, as well as make recommendations to the department on topics such as student involvement, graduate student handbook regulations, and more. Once per semester, GSAC and the associate head hold a meeting for all graduate students to come share their opinions, and discuss any changes in progress or upcoming events.
Typical GSAC events include happy hours, socials, and information sessions with students. GSAC partners with other organizations as well to promote college wide events, or to host departmental events such as international potlucks. GSAC members often assist with departmental recruitment events.