Welcome to your union!

GTFF: Over 1,400 Graduate Employees at the University of Oregon, leveraging our collective power for better working conditions and a safer, more inclusive university.


Our Mission Statement

The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, a union of the graduate employees of the University of Oregon, commits to creating a strong, safe, and diverse community of educators and scholars for the purpose of protecting and promoting the interests of its membership.

Our Goals

  • Improve the quality of life for GEs in the areas of salary, workload, and working conditions through collective bargaining and the enforcement of our contract
  • Fight for an adequately funded educational system, accessible for all people
  • Help create a revitalized, socially-aware union movement to be a positive force for change in the entire community

Get involved!

Learn more about benefits to GTFF membership and join our union!

The GTFF is a democratic organization of you and your fellow Graduate Employee colleagues. Everything we do is the result of members getting together to talk, organize, and take action.

Find out how to get involved in your union community here. To be a part of organizing for a safer Fall term, join our COVID-19 Strategizing meetings.