GSA Election and Referendum Results

The GSA Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2024-2025 GSA Officer Elections and Referendum vote:


Isaac Kolding: 333
(78 abstentions)

Vice President:

Sarah MacDougall: 336
(75 abstentions)


Tamara Grosso: 338
(73 abstentions)

These elected candidates will officially take office on June 1, 2024.


That the student activity fee be MANDATORY for all graduate students: 269
That the student activity fee be VOLUNTARY for all graduate students: 142

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


GSA Election Committee

Layne Jensen (EC Chair)
Jamison Garcia Ramirez (EC)
Nathan Lynch  (EC)
Gollapudi Venkata Sai Revathi (EC)
Roisul Galib (EC)


Broad Based Fee Consultation Period

The University is proposing an increase to students’ Broad-Based Fees by a total of $192. For graduate students, they are proposing to increase the Academic Excellence and Success Fee by $100, the Campus Life fee by $7.50, the Health fee by $36.00, the Technology fee by $31.00, and the Transportation fee by $17.50. There will be no increases to your mandatory student activity fee. Please let us know how these fee increases will affect you by emailing the GSA president, Isaac, at You can also share feedback directly with the University here.

Discounted Graduate Student Basketball Tickets

Promotional CODE =  UBGSA

It will unlock a $3.00 (plus $2.00 service fee)  ticket price for all games between 1/24 and 3/9.

Men’s Games = 2/3 DH, 2/17, 2/20,3/2, 3/5 and 3/8 (300 Level and General Admission)

Women’s Games= 1/24, 2/10, 2/21, 2/24, 3/6, 3/9  (General Admission)

University at Buffalo – Alumni Arena – Buffalo, NY | Tickets, 2023-2024 Event Schedule, Seating Chart (

GSA Winter Break Schedule and Paperwork Deadline

Please note that the GSA will be closing for Winter Break from Tuesday, December 12th until Tuesday, January 2nd.  Because of this, all paperwork for payments that your club wishes to be processed before this shut down will be due by Wednesday, December 6th.  Any payment documentation submitted after this date will not be processed until after we re-open, which means that checks will not be cut until mid to late January.

GSA Winter Break Schedule:

GSA open through Monday, December 11th

GSA closed Tuesday, December 12th until Tuesday, January 2nd

GSA on Summer Hours Tuesday, January 2nd – Tuesday, January 23rd

      • Open Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm, closed on Fridays

GSA closed Monday, January 15th for MLK Jr. Day observance (University Closed)

Regular Business Hours resume Wednesday, January 24th with the start of the Spring semester