Become a Member

Can I become a member of BGSO?

In order to be a member of the Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO), one must be:

  • Currently enrolled at Carnegie Mellon University

  • A graduate-level (Master's or Ph.D.) student

Why should I become a BGSO member?

Members of BGSO are eligible for:

  • Monthly $50 Visa give-away baskets

  • General Body Meeting (GBM) $15 food vouchers

      • Given to the first five (5) members to show up at each GBM

  • "Member of the Semester" Gift

      • The most active member receives a gift basket at the end of the semester

  • Discounted Merchandise:

      • $5 discount on graduation stoles ($20 without membership)

      • $5 discount on BGSO T - shirts ($20 without membership)

      • Free BGSO sticker pack ($5 without membership)

How do I become a BGSO member?

  1. Pay your Membership Dues

Membership dues for the 2020-2021 school year are $10 per member. Please submit your payment through Cashnet (link below).

  1. Fill out the Registration Form