Dr. Yueh-Ting Lee, Dean of the Graduate School, will speak during the GPSC General Meeting on Tuesday, September 29, at 7:30 PM. Please see the attached agenda for the September 29 meeting.
GPSC is proud to announce the 2015 Research Award recipients!
The SIU Board of Trustees approved the new ACA compliant Health insurance Plan on April 16, 2015. The new health insurance will take effect for the 2015-2016 academic year.
WSIL Media Coverage on Student Healthcare – March 19, 2015
The SIU Student Health Initiative (SHI) is a public education and policy initiative dedicated to implementing the recommendations of the Student Insurance Task Force and to bringing the student insurance plan into full compliance with the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The SHI is organized by the students of Southern Illinois Carbondale — undergraduate and graduate, traditional and non-traditional, on-campus and commuter. Sign the SHI petition and check us out on Facebook!
During the fall of 2014, both the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) passed resolutions calling on the Board of Trustees to bring ACA compliant healthcare to the students of SIU. These resolutions can be found here: USG Resolution & GPSC Resolution.
In the spring of 2015, additional resolutions have been passed by both the USG and GPSC calling on the Board of Trustees to approve the recommendation of the Student Health Insurance Taskforce. These resolutions can be found here: USG Resolution & GPSC Resolution.
Read a USG-GPSC Joint Letter to the Board of Trustees from July 22, 2014.