ABOUT CAMPUS POLICY COMMITTEES
This page contains a listing and descriptions of non-stipended positions to which the UCLA Graduate Students Association makes yearly appointments. All appointments listed here are made by the GSA Vice President of Internal Affairs. Committee appointment applications are released in late Spring or early Fall quarters of every academic year. Applications for committee appointments can be found on the "Get Involved" tab on this website.
CAMPUS FACILITIES COORDINATING COMMISSION
WOODEN CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The 10-member commission reviews and makes recommendations on University facility use policies, makes recommendations to the Vice Chancellor-Institutional Relations regarding institutional sponsorship of non-University groups which request the use of University facilities and act as an appeal body on decisions to deny the use of a facility made by campus facility managers or departments.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
The purpose of this 12-member committee is to review current campus transportation and parking policies. These policies include the Transportation Systems Demand Management Plan that encompasses Commuter Assistance Ride sharing, campus transit, campus parking, and other programs. The committee also looks into fiscal and financial plans along with prospective fees to support the campus transportation and parking system in the future.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNING BOARD
The Board is the primary governance and oversight body for information technology and services at UCLA. It reviews and makes recommendations to UCLA’s executive management and Senate leadership regarding information technology, including budget and policy matters, and strategic opportunities regarding investment in and deployment of information technology. This board consists of 18 members.
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY
The committee functions to identify and analyze problems, propose solutions and make recommendations on matters of particular interest to persons with disabilities in the UCLA campus, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, patients, and visitors. The board consists of 33 members.
The 12-member board is responsible for the determination and review of operating policies regarding program scheduling, facility use or access, fiscal and management operations of the building, and any renovations or additions which alter the function or design of the facility. The board is also responsible for the annual review and approval of equipment maintenance expenses and the use of excess funds generated by the indenture program or gifts specifically designated for the program. The board establishes non-student and other usage fees.
GRADUATE STUDENT HOUSING OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
The Committee’s primary responsibility is to monitor implementation of new graduate student housing policies and allocation practices and to annually determine graduate housing allocations and necessary policy adjustments based on actual experience. The Committee also makes decisions on other issues related to graduate student housing policy as identified by faculty, staff, or graduate students. This committee consists of around 9 to 13 members.
UCLA BOARD ON PRIVACY & DATA PROTECTION
The Board is charged with articulating an institutional position on privacy that reflects the campus’s values and cultural expectations in this area and for addressing the challenging issues of privacy and data protection faced by the campus community. The board is the campus nexus for the ongoing discussion about appropriate balance in context of an ever evolving societal, legal and technological climate. The Board reports to the Executive Chancellor and Provost and is composed of faculty, administration, and student representatives.
THE GREEN INITIATIVE FUND COMMITTEE
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is a grant-making fund that provides about $200,000 per year to support student-led sustainability projects at UCLA. The annually-appointed TGIF Committee, consisting of undergraduate, graduate, faculty, and staff representatives, votes on proposed projects. Past approved projects include the Pauley LEED Recertification, Greek Life Recycling Program, and the University Catholic Center Beautification Project.
DRUG FREE SCHOOLS COMMITTEE
The Drug Free Schools Committee provides resources and information on reducing and preventing drug use on campus. The committee collaborates with other programs to identify at-risk populations and updates policies to benefit students, staff, and faculty at UCLA.