Graduate Studies Events in 2018-19
Pre-Doctoral Program Information Session: The CSU Chancellor’s Office sponsors the California Pre-Doctoral Program; through this program, the California State University (CSU) provides financial assistance as the Sally Casanova Scholars award to a limited number of individuals who wish to pursue doctoral degrees. Applicants to the California Pre-Doctoral Program must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students who are enrolled for at least two quarters during the award year. The information session will be held on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, @4:00 - 5:00 pm, Pfau Library, PL-2007. Application assistance and refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, please click here.
Chancellor Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP) Information Session: The CSU Chancellor’s Office sponsors the Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP); through this program the California State University (CSU) provides financial assistance in the form of a student loan to a limited number of individuals pursuing doctoral degrees. The program seeks to provide loans to doctoral students who are interested in applying and competing for CSU instructional faculty positions after completion of the doctoral degree. The information session will be held on Monday, January 7th, 2019, @5:00 - 6:00 pm, Pfau Library, PL-5005M. Application assistance and refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, please click here.
Pass the Torch is designed as a networking and socialization opportunity for graduate students, in order to facilitate both interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary relationships, and network with fellow students outside of the classroom arena, to discuss coursework, research opportunities, career goals, and to nurture professional academic relationships.
The Faculty/Staff Book Launch honors those faculty and staff members who have published a book in the past year. This event recognizes the outstanding contributions CSUSB authors make to further the body of knowledge in their discipline. This event is open to the campus; however, an RSVP is required. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Graduate Student & Family Picnic is a great opportunity to bring your loved ones to your campus, meet some of our newly admitted graduate students, and start the year with a fun, family-friendly evening. The event will be free for entry, but you will need to purchase a parking permit. Also, this will be a great time to visit the campus bookstore and purchase/rent all of your materials needed for the fall term!
The Graduate Student Orientation is offered every September by the Office of Graduate Studies. Open to all new credential, masters, and doctoral students, the event gives an overview of the path to obtaining an advanced degree and explains university policies and procedures that pertain to graduate education. Current students and recent alumni share their insights through a graduate student panel, and the university’s many resources and opportunities are displayed at a resource fair immediately following the event.
Graduate Education Week: During this week we will be hosting a panel of seminars, workshops, mixers, and more in order to help you get the most out of your graduate student career. In addition, we will be highlighting the work of some of our most outstanding graduate students, including our thesis award winners, our hardworking graduate assistants, as well as welcoming some graduate student alumni back to our home campus to see how their education has shaped their professional careers.
Other Events on Campus
3rd Annual Dreaming of Grad School Conference is a one day conference intended to serve as a resource for undocumented students, their families and undocuallies who wish to learn more about graduate school.
For more information, contact the Undocumented Student Success Center at 909-537-5937 or via email at Dreamers@csusb.edu. RSVP through this link by January 6th, 2019.
CSUSB’s Inaugural 2019 Career Symposium: The purpose of the event is to empower CSUSB students to develop themselves as professionals by leveraging CSUSBs premiere services and programs offered through the Career Center and campus-wide partners. The Keynote address will be featuring Richard Montañez, Creator of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.