Primary duties of the PhD Student Association are:
- Serving as representatives of the student body.
- Acting as a liaison between students and faculty/administration.
In 2018-19, the PhD Student Association has:
- Rearranged PhD space to be more equitable to all occupants;
- Conducted several events, inviting guest speakers to speak with the student body;
- Helped organize social events along with the DGP of the PhD program;
- Redesigned the PhD wall.