Research and Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Events

To view the presentation in power point please click the link below:
New Graduate Student Virtual Orientation (.pdf)
After viewing the orientation, please complete the survey below. Your feedback will help us improve the online orientation experience.
The survey can be accessed here: TBA


GRE Workshops
Library Presentation Room

The  Office of Research and Graduate Studies is collaborating with Princeton Review to provide five free GRE Workshops for Fall 2016. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these workshops before taking the GRE exam. 

Please click the link to register (link will be available once workshop is scheduled).


Beginners Thesis/Dissertation Writing Workshop

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies announces a Saturday workshops devoted to thesis writing. Theses and dissertations represent a classic stumbling point for graduate students trying to complete their degrees. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these workshops if they are fully classified and working on their thesis/dissertation. This workshop is designed for students beginning their thesis, project or dissertation.

Topics to be Covered:Getting Started, selecting a Thesis Topic, Time Management, How to Work with Your Advisor and Committee Members.

Lunch is provided. RSVP: Due to limited seats available, applicants will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Their are only 75 seats available

Please click the link to register (link will be available once workshop is scheduled).


Advancement to Graduate Education (AGE) Conference
Saturday, October 21, 2017
University Student Union Grand Salon

Thinking about pursing a Master or Doctoral Degree?
About the Conference:
AGE is a free conference for CSUN students to learn how to successfully apply to graduate school. Event tickets will be available at the A.S. Ticket Office with a valid CSUN Student ID (limit one per person).

Keynote speaker: TBA

Featured Workshops:

  • Applying to Graduate School
  • How to Finance your Graduate Education
  • How to Compose a Successful Statement of Purpose
  • Grad School: Crack the Test and Get In!
  • Keys to Success & Survival in Graduate School (student panel)
  • Professional Networking 101 & Strategies for nailing a job interview
  • Requesting letters of Recommendation & Building Relationships with faculty

For more information, please call the Research and Graduate Studies Office at (818) 677-2138.


CSUNposium aka "Annual Student Research & Creative Works Symposium"
Friday, April 7, 2017

CSUNposium Event is Friday, April 7th in the USU Northirdge Center from 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM. More information can be found in the program or visit the CSUNposium page!

CSUNposium Program (.pdf)