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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.

COGS Move Into Chittenden Hall

The Council of Graduate Students is excited to make the move to Chittenden Hall! On 9/15/14, COGS will begin a 2-week, phased in move to Chittenden Hall. Please bare with us while we pack up our offices and our computers and phones are moved. We will try to respond to everyone in a timely manner but please be patient with us. Our copy center and office will be closed from 9/15 - 9/26. Please call or email ahead if you need to come to the office during that time so we can make sure someone is there and what building we will be in. The building dedication and official opening is scheduled for Friday, November 7, 2014 from 3:30pm - 6pm. 

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COGS Reviewed Financial Statements for year ended June 30,2013 are available to view in the COGS office.

Office Location

120 Chittenden Hall

Current Office Hours

Closed 9/15/14 - 9/26/14 while moving to Chittenden Hall