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Council of Graduate Students | Michigan State University

Michigan State University Council of Graduate Students

Our Mission

The Council of Graduate Students is an authorized student government on campus representing our graduate/professional students at various levels across Michigan State University. Our mission is to improve and advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery.

COGS accomplishes its mission through advocacy, innovative research, and the development and dissemination of best practices.

Supporting education is critical to achieving the highly skilled workforce needed for the U.S. to compete effectively in the 21st century global economy.

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316 Student Services Building

Current Office Hours

9am-12pm & 12:30pm-5pm

Wed, 3/12/14 Office Closed from 9am - 11am