Research and Graduate Studies

Graduate Student Events

To view last years Virtual New Graduate Student Orientation please click on the "Start Prezi" box below:

To view the presentation in power point please click the link below.

CSUN Graduate Student Orientation 2015

After viewing the orientation, please help us by providing your feedback on a six-question survey. Your feedback will help us to 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.  Students can register for one of the five GRE Workshops by clicking the links below:

(links are not available until Fall 2016)
Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, October
1, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, October 8
, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, October 15
, 2016 from 11:00am-2:00pm


Advancement to Graduate Education (AGE) 
Saturday, October 22, 2016
University Student Union Grand Salon

Have you thought about pursuing a master's or doctoral degree? Advancement to Graduate Education (AGE) is a free event in the fall where students gain valuable information on how to successfully apply to graduate school. Students attend workshops where they gain information about the graduate admissions process, financing their education, test preparation exams, and much more. Students will have an opportunity to meet various Graduate Program Coordinators during the Graduate Information Fair.

Admission is free and seating is limited. The AGE Conference is open to CSUN students only.

Click the link below to view last year's AGE agenda.

AGE 2015 Agenda (.pdf)


Thesis/Dissertation Writing Workshop

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies announces 2 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.

Sessions will include lectures and exercises.

Lunch is provided.

RSVP: Due to limited seats available, applicants will be selected on a first come, first served basis. Their are only 40 seats available


CSUN Annual Student Research and Creative Works Symposium

2015 Symposium Winners

Thank you all for participating in the 20th Annual Student Research Symposium. Click the link below to view the list of students that received first, second and third place awards.

20th Annual Student Research Symposium Winners (.pdf)