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Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies & Chancellor

The Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies and Chancellor

As a key leadership position, the Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean of Graduate Studies and to the Chancellor (GSADC) is the campus graduate student representative serving as a voice for graduate student concerns, needs and perspectives. In addition to their work with the Chancellor, the Dean of Graduate Studies, the Graduate Council and other campus administrators, the GSADC meets with graduate students, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and other graduate student groups and organizations. This position also provides the opportunity for professional development during which the GSADC may hone their leadership skills while also becoming familiar with university administration, particularly in relation to graduate education.

When to Contact the GSADC

Are you a current graduate or professional student at UC Davis? If so, the GSADC is available to assist you with a range of issues related to your experiences at UCD. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Questions about where/how to access campus resources
  • Confidential advice on dealing with difficult situations surrounding faculty, staff, or peers
  • Discussions about concerns related to administrative policies or graduate/professional student representation

The GSADC is ready and willing to engage with students via email or in person; in person meetings may take place in the Graduate Studies office (Mrak 250) or at the campus location of your choice. Meetings at off-campus locations, including downtown Davis, the Sacramento campus, or remote labs (Bodega Bay, Tahoe) are also possible. To set up an appointment or start a conversation by email, please email this year's GSADC, at

Mayowa Adegboyega

​Graduate Student Assistant to the Dean and Chancellor 2018-2019

Learn about the 2018-2019 GSADC in her Graduate Studies profile, or email Mayowa at if you would like to arrange a meeting to voice concerns about administrative policies, share your opinion on graduate student representation, or discuss difficulties encountered in your course of study.