Thesis/Dissertation Writing Workshop
May 7th & 14th 2016
The Office of Graduate Studies is running 2 special thesis/project/dissertation writing workshops this May for a limited number of graduate students. Here is an opportunity for graduate students to dedicate time to make serious progress on their thesis/project/dissertation. These special workshops will be run by a nationally recognized writing expert and are free to accepted applicants. You will learn to:
(1) refine your research question
(2) create a structured document; and
(3) manage your writing process.
Thesis Writing Workshop A: Advanced:
9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday May 7, 2016; designed specifically for students planning to submit their thesis/project/dissertation before December 9, 2016 (Summer or Fall 2016 graduates).
Thesis Writing Workshop B: Beginning:
9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday May 14, 2016; designed specifically for students just beginning their thesis/project/dissertation for completion in calendar year 2017 (Spring, Summer, or Fall 2017 graduates).
These Writing Workshops give students an opportunity to plan and write productively in an environment with peer support and expert help. A light breakfast (coffee, tea, pastries) and lunch will be provided at no charge.
To apply, complete the google doc at the link below before 5pm on Friday April 23rd. Applicants will be reviewed by their Graduate Program and the Office of Graduate Studies. Accepted applicants will be notified by Wednesday April 27th. Preference is given to participants who have not attended a previous workshop, whose participation is supported by their Graduate Program, and who are appropriately suited for their selected workshop. Accepted applicants who fail to attend may be barred from participating in any future workshops.
Thesis Writing Workshop A: Advanced
Thesis Writing Workshop B: Beginning
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.
The Office of Research and Graduate Studies is collaborating with the Princeton Review to provide five free GRE Workshops for CSUN students. 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 one of the links below:
New Graduate Student Virtual Orientation
Welcome New Graduate Students!
We are pleased to welcome you to California State University, Northridge (CSUN). We hope to help make your transition a smooth and positive experience. Our online orientation is your first introduction to the CSUN campus. It is designed to increase your awareness of academic rules, policies, special events and financial opportunities. We believe this information will promote your academic success.
Please click on the "Start Prezi" box to view the new Graduate Student Online Orientation.
To view the presentation in power point please click the link below.
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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/76QQFVX
Advancement to Graduate Education (AGE)
Saturday, October 22, 2016
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. Admission is free and seating is limited. The AGE Conference is open to CSUN students only.
Please see the link below to view this year's AGE agenda.