BSD Dean's Council

BSD Dean's Council

The Dean’s Council is a graduate student-oriented organization run by student representatives from each graduate program in the BSD. DC advocates for BSD graduate students to the BSD administration and organizes or funds social and academic events for BSD graduate students.

Social Events

Social events occur throughout the year and include movie nights, discounted tickets to sporting and cultural events around Chicago, pub nights on campus, etc, which are posted on the Dean’s Council calendar.

Equipment Library

Equipment rental ranging from camping equipment to games through the BSD Equipment Library.


The Dean’s Council has also designed a guide to help you think through choosing an advisor. Please log in with your CNET ID and password to access the BSD Student Mentor Guide. 

Please feel free to contact your BSD representative to make suggestions, program representatives can be found in the directory. 

Ideas and feedback are always welcome!