Office of Graduate Studies
2015 Graduate Student Orientation (new!)
The Office of Graduate Studies will be hosting a winter 2015 Graduate Student Orientation on January 10th, 2015, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. The orientation will discuss university policies and procedures, graduate student resources, and include valuable information that will help students transition into graduate student life. All newly admitted students are strongly encouraged to attend. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at (909) 537-5058 for further information.
Newly Released Graduate Studies Annual Report (new!)
The Office of Graduate Studies has recently release its first annual report titled, Report on Progress and Accomplishments 2009-2014. The report provides an overview of the graduate student population at CSUSB, recent application, admission and enrollment rates, and information on graduate student performance and graduation rates. The report also describes the activities and progression of the Office of Graduate Studies over the past several years and touches on assessment practices within the office. We encourage you to explore the report and hope that you find it informative.
Additional $10,000 Funding Received from IRP (new!)
The Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Student Research are excited to announce the additional funding received from Instructional Related Programs board (IRP). The extra $10,000.00 will be used for graduate students’ professional development, specifically to present their research at conferences. Students may request funding for transportation, lodging and conference registration fee. Students interested must fill out the application and submit it by the deadline for consideration.
Laptop Check Out
Students can now borrow a laptop from the Office of Graduate Studies! This new service is made possible by the Vital Technology Initiative (VTI) Grant.
To check out a laptop, please contact our staff at the front desk in the Office of Graduate Studies, CH-123; you will need your Coyote OneCard (CSUSB student ID card). Check-out period is 4 hours maximum. Laptops can leave the office, and have to be returned to the office after 4 hours or before the office closes at the end of the day. Be sure to save your files to your own USB drive!
Lost, stolen, or damaged replacement fees: Up to $1,300 per laptop.
Volunteer Opportunities Overseas
International Student Volunteers (ISV) is looking for graduate students to serve as University Leaders for a minimum of two weeks on ISV’s May to September 2015 Volunteer Programs in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and South Africa. Graduate students will co-lead a group of 8-12 students alongside a trained ISV Project Leader on the volunteer projects. International airfare and accommodations are provided.Projects focus on making a positive impact on underserved communities and local environments. Please see the ISV webpage or the OSR Internships page for more information.