Geoduck Student Union

Get involved in your campus community. Find ways to use your voice and advocate for student needs. Learn how to be a leader and work together to shape the future.

Student Trustee Applications Now Open!

Who We Are

The Geoduck Student Union membership is made up of all registered students; 15 students are elected each year to conduct the business of the union and to provide leadership and support to the student body.

Get Involved!

  • Come to a meeting Wednesdays at 1:15 pm, now on Zoom
  • Run for office!
  • Volunteer to be a delegate for the Assembly
  • Join a committee
  • Learn more here

What We Do

  • Advocate for the student body to faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Lobby for student-centered legislation at the state capitol
  • Educate the campus on issues students are facing and work students are doing
  • Demonstrate leadership to other students
  • Help build a stronger and more connected community
  • Work together to improve the college

Upcoming Elections​

  • Geoduck Student Union Candidate Election
  • We are currently accepting applications!
  • You can find the Declaration of Candidacy here

Covid-19 Support Group Zoom link:

GSU Covid 19 Support Group: May 22th (Friday), 4-5pm

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Meeting ID: 970 0857 1499
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​Upcoming Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 1:15-3pm via Zoom (see Zoom info below agenda***)

*We do our best to follow the agenda below, but it's possible that we move along more quickly, slowly, or reorder items due to technical difficulties, extending time, or because conversations move more swiftly than expected.

  1. 1pm- Waiting Room Open
  2. 1:15- Medicine Creek Treaty Acknowledgement (2 min)
    1. We begin our time together today by acknowledging the indigenous people of the Medicine Creek Treaty, whose land on which the college stands. We acknowledge the Squaxin people who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to elders past and present of the Squaxin Island Tribe.
  3. 1:17pm- Approval of the Minutes and the Agenda (2 min) 

  4. 1:19pm- Public Comment (5 min)

  5. 1:24pm- Check-in with GSU Advisor (4 min)​​

  6. 1:28pm- Updates with GSU Members (3 min)

    1. Referendum update with ​Executive Director (3 min)

  7. 1:31pm- Opportunity for Second GSU Advisor with Jeannette (5 min)

  8. 1:36pm- WashPIRG Update with Jeannette (7 min)

  9. 1:43pm- Food Bank Update with Melinda (12 min)

    1. What went well, challenges

    2. Plan for Summer

  10. 1:55pm- Legislative Agenda with Annie (10 min)

  11. 2:05pm- GSU Fee Discussion Continued (15 min)

  12. 2:20pm- Compensation for GSU Members 20-21 Discussion (15 min)

  13. 2:35pm- GSU Application/Selection Timeline (15 min)

    1. Outreach plan

    2. Timeline (Finalization of apps, outreach period, application deadline, selection process, notification)

  14. 2:50pm- Weekly Email Content (5 min)

    1. Zoom chat​ time/date

    2. Referendum

    3. Food delivery

    4. Other

  15. 2:55pm- Agenda Planning (Next meeting is Wednesday Week 9)

    1. RAAC Update (5)

    2. Summer GSU services/fund allotment (15 min)

      1. ​Books, Food delivery (compensation for drivers)

    3. Creating representative guides/exit document (5 min)

    4. End-of-year student survey (?)

  16. 3:00pm- Adjourn


***Zoom link for GSU meeting:

If the link doesn't work for any reason, try entering the Meeting ID instead!
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Meeting ID: 993 7115 5618

Upcoming 2019-2020 Geoduck Student Union Meetings:

  • Event: Finding Support During Covid-19. Wednesday, May 22, 4-5pm via Zoom
  • Wednesday, May 27, 1:15 - 3 PM, via Zoom
  • Monday, June 1, 3:15-5PM, via Zoom
  • Wednesday, June 3, 1:15 - 3 PM, via Zoom (Final meeting of the quarter!)