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Activity Fee

Apply for Byline Funding for 2014–2016 Academic Years

Applications are available for byline funding. To apply:

  1. Read and understand the Eligibility Criteria and Obligations for Byline Funded Organizations.
  2. Download, print, and complete 2013 GPSAF application preliminary requirements and submit to 109 Day Hall by 4pm, Thursday, 25 April 2013. For organizations that do not currently receive byline funding, a petitioning requirement applies. Use the 2013 GPSAF Sample Petition as a model.
  3. Complete and submit final application by 4pm, Friday, 13 September 2013.

To receive regular updates about GPSAF policies and processes, please subscribe to the informational mailing list by sending a message to If you have questions, email Office of the Assemblies.

Note for GPSAFC-funded organizations and organizations new to byline funding process: New organizations are rarely approved for byline GPSAF funding. In most cases the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Finance Commission (GPSAFC) is a more appropriate source of funding. Before commencing with the application process you should speak with the GPSA Appropriations Committee Chair if you are unsure which source is most appropriate. You may not receive byline GPSAF funding at the same time your receive funds from GPSAFC. If byline funding is approved for your organization, you will no longer receive GPSAFC funding starting in the fiscal year that byline funding becomes available, which is Fall 2014.

Note for organizations that also serve undergraduates: Unlike GPSAFC-funded organizations, GPSAF byline funded organizations may obtain byline funding simultaneously from both the GPSAF and the undergraduate Student Activity Fee (SAF). Your organization must apply separately for an undergraduate SAF byline allocation.

2012–2014 Graduate and Professional Student Activity Fee Allocation

As adopted by the Board of Trustees:

Big Red Barn$7.00$8.00
Club Insurance$5.10$5.50
Cornell Cinema$11.05$11.05
Cornell Concert Commission$5.75$5.75
Cornell University Programming Board$3.55$3.55
Emergency Medical Services$1.77$1.80
Graduate Orientation$0.70$1.00
International Student Board$1.46$1.55
Slope Day Programming Board$3.07$3.50
Graduate and Professional Student Assembly$2.95$1.84
Graduate and Professional Student Programming Board $2.00
GPSA Finance Commission$26.60$28.46

Historical Information

Contact GPSA

109 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

ph. (607) 255–3715
fx. (607) 255–2182

Hours: 9a - 12:15p, 1p - 4:30p, M - F