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Graduate Studies Office

 

The mission of the College of Education is to foster a learning and teaching community committed to educational excellence. The Graduate Studies Office is committed to serving graduate students and faculty of the College of Education in an efficient and friendly manner. We promote student success through advisement, particularly on policy and procedure, from the point of first contact through program completion.

The Graduate Studies Office can assist with your questions about:

  • Graduate Program Applications and Admissions
  • College of Education Graduate Culture Initiative Activities and Events
  • Advancement to Candidacy
  • Change of Program
  • Application to Thesis, Project, or Comprehensive Examinations
  • Maintaining Continuous Enrollment through GS 700
  • Completing University Graduation Requirements and Filing for Graduation

Office Location

We are located near the South Turnabout (Seventh St. & West Campus Dr.) in the Ellis Education building, Room 7 (formerly ED 1 building).  For information about parking and a campus map, please visit http://www.csulb.edu/maps/.

Hours of Operation

Fall & Spring Semester:

First two weeks of the semester
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (open during lunch)
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)

Regular Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (open during lunch)
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)


We are closed on the weekends.

 

Holiday Campus Closure

The university will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observation of Labor Day. 

The university will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2016 in observation of Veterans Day.

Fall Break is Monday, November 21, 2016 through Friday, November 25, 2016.  The office will be open Monday, November 21, 2016 through Wednesday, November 23, 2016 for regular business, however no classes will be meeting.  The university will be closed Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016 in observation of Thanksgiving.

Spring Break is Monday, March 27, 2017 through Friday, March 31, 2017.  The office will be open during this time from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed for lunch daily 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.).  The university will be closed on Friday, March 31, 2017 in observation of Cesar Chavez Day.

Winter Session Hours (12/19/16-01/20/16):

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The university will be closed December 26, 2016 through January 2, 2017.  The Graduate Studies Office will open Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

The university will be closed Monday, January 16, 2017 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The Spring 2017 semester begins on Monday, January 23, 2017.

Summer Session Hours:

Commencement ceremonies for the entire university will take place the week of May 23- May 26, 2016.  Summer Session 2017 begins Monday, May 22, 2017.

Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed for lunch 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)

The university will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observation of Memorial Day.  The university will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observation of Independence Day.

last updated — Sep 8, 2016