University Council Election ~ Vote Now!

Voting for the 2017 election for the University Council Representative is officially open and will close on Thursday, April 27 at 5:00pm. All University at Buffalo students are eligible to vote through UBLinked below.

Responsibilities of the University Council Representative include:

• Sit on the University Council, which serves as the primary oversight and advisory body to the University at Buffalo and its president and senior officers.
• Represent the 30,000 students who attend the University at Buffalo.
• Chair of the Council of Advocacy and Leadership (COAL), a committee consisting of leadership from UB’s 7 student governments.
• Serve as an ex-officio member of the Faculty Staff Senate.

More information on the University at Buffalo Council can be found at

GSA Election and Referendum Results

The GSA Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2017-2018 GSA Officer Elections and Referendum vote:


Tanja Aho: 478
(190 abstentions)

Vice President:

Amy Miu: 509
(159 abstentions)


Anastasia Stepanova: 322
Tilottama Turkar: 263
(83 abstentions)

These elected candidates will officially take office as of June 1, 2017.


That the student activity fee be MANDATORY for all graduate students: 378
That the student activity fee be VOLUNTARY for all graduate students: 290

I support raising the student activity fee $4.00 from $64.00 to $68.00

No: 348
Yes: 320

Thank you to all of the graduate students who participated in these votes!


GSA Election Committee

Alexandra Agostinelli (EC Chair)
Connor Walters (EC)
Tanvi Jain  (EC)
Roberto Azaretto (EC)
Shawn Rooney (EC)