Founded in 2008, SAGE is currently composed of 14 public R1 AAU member institutions from across the country.


Our Mission

Student Advocates for Graduate Education (SAGE) is a coalition of Graduate

Student Organizations from leading U.S. public research universities who are committed

to improving the quality of graduate student life at their own campuses, and promoting

access, quality, and opportunity for graduate and professional students at the federal


What We Advocate for

Student Debt

Research funding

Campus Wellness


Yearly advocacy Presentation