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Graduate Studies

The mission of the College of Education is to foster a learning and teaching community committed to educational excellence. The office of Graduate Studies 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 Education 1 building (ED 1 room 7).  Campus map: http://www.csulb.edu/maps/

Hours of Operation

Our office will be closed for public business from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Doors will be closed and phones diverted to voicemail during this time. In spite of these uncertain and challenging budget times facing the College and the CSU as a whole, staff will continue to strive to provide outstanding service to our students, faculty, and community members during our regular business hours. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Winter Session Hours (12/18/14-01/16/15):

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 Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Thursday, January 1, 2015.  The Graduate Studies Office will be open on Friday, January 2, 2015.

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

Summer Session Hours (05/18/15-08/14/15):

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