CGS provides resources on a range of topics for current and prospective graduate students.
As a benefit of institutional membership, online access to CGS publications is provided to students at member institutions.
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To create a new user account for publications access, complete this form. If you already have a user account for cgsnet.org, login with your username (i.e., your institutional email address) and password for access to the CGS Member Library.
Hard copies of CGS publications are also available for purchase. Read more about the CGS Member Library.
In 2014, the Council of Graduate Schools reaffirmed its support of what is known as the “April 15th Resolution,” which concerns the obligations of graduate institutions and prospective graduate students regarding offers and acceptances of financial support. View the Resolution. Resolution renewed October 2014.
As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. Based in Washington, DC, the organization provides its members with regular updates and analyses of legislative and regulatory proposals and policies that affect graduate education.
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