Get Involved

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Become a Member

One of the best ways of supporting GSU is by pledging to sign a union card in order to affirm that you support GSU’s campaign for a recognized union. 

Once you’re a member, consider doing one of the following:

Subscribe to our newsletter

If you’d like to subscribe to our newsletter, please click here or contact graduatestudentsunited@gmail.com from a non-UChicago email address, and we’ll get you set up!

Dues and Donations

GSU is supported by optional dues from its members. Those who choose to pay dues are asked to maintain payment monthly as long as they are a graduate worker.

Pay Dues

In addition, we welcome donations from members and others who wish to support GSU.

Graduate Students United Donorbox

You can also donate to:

Join a Committee

GSU is organized into core committees that each focus on different areas. The committees are:

  • Organizing Committee 
  • Mutual Aid Committee  – gsu.mutualaid@gmail.com
  • Communications Committee
  • Steering Committee
  • Anti-Racism Working Group
  • Worker Action Committee 

For more information on the various committees, please take a look at our committee page or feel free to reach out to the email listed with the relevant committee. 

Not sure which committee is right for you?

You can contact graduatestudentsunited@gmail.com with your questions, and we’ll try to connect you with someone who can help!

Attend an Event

For zoom information for specific meetings, please contact graduatestudentsunited@gmail.com

Join a Committee

GSU is organized into core committees that each focus on different areas. The committees are:

  • Mutual Aid Committee  – gsu.mutualaid@gmail.com
  • Steering Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Anti-Racism Working Group
  • Organizing Committee 
  • Worker Action Committee 

For more information on the various committees, please take a look at our committee page or feel free to reach out to the email listed with the relevant committee. 

Not sure which committee is right for you?

You can contact graduatestudentsunited@gmail.com with your questions, and we’ll try to connect you with someone who can help!

Participate in Mutual Aid programs

GSU has its own Mutual aid committee, which you are more than welcome to join. In addition to that, we encourage you to look into Chicago wide mutual aid programs such as Love Fridge.

Love Fridge is a community based mutual aid group which runs a network of fridges that community members can contribute food to or take food from depending on their needs.

Any remaining questions – Contact Us!

Shoot us an email at graduatestudentsunited@gmail.com with your name and University affiliation to inquire about how you can become more involved, or see our contact page.