The GSO represents all aspects of the Marquette graduate student community including:
- Serving as a liaison between the graduate community and the university administration
- Providing an outlet for students' concerns to be acknowledged and addressed
- Advocating for improvements in graduate student life
- Promoting opportunities for growth & unity across all graduate departments and disciplines
Current GSO initiatives include working toward improving the quality & cost of health care available to graduate students, exploring cost-effective transportation options, and enhancing communication outlets amongst graduate students.