Resolutions & Other Statements

Resolutions & Other Statements

Official communications from the GSS take the form of resolutions or official statements. These communications are discussed and approved by the voting membership of the GSS at our regular meetings.

AY2017/2018

  • Resolution AY2017/2018.1: A resolution supporting UNH’s current Firearms Policy [with cover letter](Approved, 13 Mar)
  • Official Statement to Accompany the Signing by the President of GSS of an Open Letter to Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson (Approved, 13 Mar)
  • Resolution AY2017/2018.2: A resolution expressing continued support for the UNH Lecturers’ union [with cover letter](Approved, 3 Apr)

AY2016/2017

  • Resolution AY2016/2017.1: A resolution supoprting the use of gender-inclusive restroom signage - (Approved, 6 Oct)
  • Resolution AY2016/2017.2: A resolution recommending that the University Calendar include Election Day as a biennial holiday - (Approved, 20 Oct)
  • Resolution AY2016/2017.5: A resolution supporting amending Student Senate and related Student Body designations to Undergraduate Student Senate & Undergraduate Student Body - (Approved, 2 May)

AY2015/2016

AY2014/2015

  • Resolution AY2014/2015.1: A resolution expressing disapprobation of the disposal of books from Dimond Library - (Tabled, 8 Oct)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.2: A resolution encouraging a shuttle system connecting the UNH campuses - (Approved, 18 Nov)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.3: A resolution expressing support for the UNH Lecturers' Union - (Approved, 18 Nov)
  • FY16 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees, housing, and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2015.
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.4: A resolution regarding the requirements for waiving graduate mandatory fees - (Tabled, 24 Feb)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.5: A resolution supporting USNH biennial budget request for FY16-17 - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.1: Amends the number of Senator seats and Senator requirements - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.2: Amends election eligibility and election requirements - (Approved, 24 Feb)
  • Resolution AY2014/2015.6: A resolution thanking Student Senate and UNH Administration for allowing graduate students to vote for Student Trustee - (Approved 24, Mar)
  • Bylaws Amendment 2015.3: Amends several gramatical errors and replaces Roberts Rules of Order with Modified Feminist Process - (Approved, May 22)

AY2013/2014

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.1: A resolution highlighting the importance of graduate education - (Approved, 28 Jan) 

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.2: A Resolution Regarding Graduate Student Participation in the Election of Student Trustee - (Approved, 28 Jan)

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.3: A Resolution Addressing the Disambiguation of Student Government Roles at UNH - (Defeated, 28 Jan)

  • Resolution AY2013/2014.4: A Resolution Regarding the Proposed Consolidation of Tuition with Other Fees - (Approved, 18 Mar)

  • FY15 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2015

AY2012/2013

  • Resolution AY2012/2013.1: A resolution urging timely decision making regarding graduate student funding - (Approved, 4 Sep 2012)

  • Resolution 2012.8: Support for restoring state funding for USNH to $100 million - (Approved, 02 Oct 2012)

  • FY14 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2014

AY2011/2012

  • Resolution 2011.1: Requesting representation on the University Council for Inclusive Excellence & Equity - (Tabled)

  • Resolution 2011.2: Regarding formation of a UNH Graduate Student Speakers Bureau - (Tabled)

  • Resolution 2011.3: Regarding safety along Main Street South - (Tabled)

  • Resolution 2011.4: Regarding UNH budget cut priorities -  (Approved, 15 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution 2011.5: Opposition to Amtrak Downeaster funding cuts - (Approved, 29 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution 2011.6: Recognition of World Aids Day and support for continued funding of STD prevention and treatment services at UNH - (Approved, 29 Nov 2011)

  • Resolution 2011.7: Opposition to concealed weapons on campus - (Approved, 6 Jan 2012)

  • Resolution 2012.1: Opposition to NH HB 1692-FN, a bill which would raise costs for UNH students by requiring duplication of services provided by the USNH system office - (Approved, 21 Feb)

  • Resolution 2012.2: Expressing concern over communications from the undeergraduate student body president - (Tabled)

  • Resolution 2012.3: Requesting a re-evaluation of the Babcock Hall alcohol policy - (Approved, 6 Mar)

  • Resolution 2012.4: Opposition to NH HB 1264, which would promote discrimination against underrepresented groups of UNH students - (Approved, 21 Feb)

  • Resolution 2012.5: Opposition to NH HB 437, which would discriminate against underrepresented groups of UNH students - (Approved, 6 Mar)

  • Resolution 2012.6: Regarding the creation of interdisciplinary schools at UNH -(Tabled)

  • Resolution 2012.7: A resolution urging timely decision making regarding graduate student funding - (Tabled)

  • FY13 Mandatory Fees Statement: The GSS's official statement regarding the proposed mandatory fees and housing and dining rates charged to graduate students for Fiscal Year 2013