The Graduate Student Researchers Unit is a systemwide bargaining unit comprised of Graduate Student Researchers, Graduate Student Research Assistants, Fellows, and Trainees who are employed by the University (collectively referred to as GSRs). Currently, the unit includes approximately 13,000* GSRs and is represented by the UAW.

An approximate breakdown of the number of BR represented GSRs at each location is as follows:

Location Headcount
Berkeley 2,414
Davis 1,827
Irvine 1,250
Los Angeles 2,080
Merced 264
Riverside 725
San Diego 2,050
Santa Barbara 944
Santa Cruz 549
San Francisco 602
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 301
Total 13,006

*Feburary 2022