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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

Monday, September 7, 2015                                                Labor Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2015                                        Veteran's Day

Thursday, November 26- Friday, November 27, 2015    Thanksgiving

Spring Break is Monday, March 28, 2016 through Friday, April 1, 2016.  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 Thursday, March 31, 2015 in observation of Cesar Chavez Day.

Winter Session Hours (12/17/15-01/15/16):

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 December 25, 2015 through January 3, 2016.  The Graduate Studies Office will open Monday, January 4, 2016.

The university will be closed Monday, January 18, 2016 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Summer Session Hours:

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, July 4, 2016 in observation of July 4th.

last updated — Aug 28, 2015