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Welcome to AGS.

We’re glad you’re here. If you’re new here, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the programs, services, and advocacy we provide to the graduate students of the University of California, Irvine. And if you like what you see (or if you don’t!), drop us a line and come be a part of AGS.

Graduate Student Advocacy

  • On Campus:

    We access the administrators; your voices get heard. We advocate for you on issues of housing, parking, campus budgeting, and the various student services services on campus.

  • Off Campus:

    We are deeply involved with lobbying state and national legislatures. Though we advocate on other issues, we are primarily fighting the state of California\’s divestment from public higher education.

  • Social Events

    We want to bring you out of your labs, offices, and libraries! In addition to hosting an ever-increasing variety of fabulous events, we fund graduate-student-initiated events and projects!

  • AGS Symposium

    At our brand-new Symposium, graduate students will present their research in approachable ten-minute non-academic talks. Employers around Orange County will be invited to attend, and we will offer more than $25,000 prizes to be awarded to the best presentations. Applications open in Fall 2013. Check out the symposium website for additional information.

Services for Graduate Students

  • Businesses

    Currently, we draw some independent income as the primary stakeholder in UCI’s Anthill Pub & Grill, a landmark cultural institution at UCI. We are also open to your on-campus business ideas!

  • Travel Grants

    In 2013, AGS raised $70,000 of new funding to send graduate students to academic conferences. If you are a graduate student at UCI, you are eligible. Applications are now open. Check out the travel grant website for more details!

You can join AGS.

Want to give back to the community? Have an idea that can change UCI for the better? You don\’t need to be elected, and you can contribute as much or as little time as you have. Contact our VP Administrative Erica Heinrich at vpadmin – at – ags – dot – uci – dot – edu.