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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

We are closed on the weekends and specific holidays as indicated below.

Fall Semester:

Monday - Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm (open during lunch).
Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed for lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm).

The university will be closed on the following holidays:
     Monday, September 4, 2017 in observation of Labor Day.
     Friday, November 10, 2017 in observation of Veterans Day.
     Thursday, November 23, 2017 in observation of Thanksgiving.
     Friday, November 24, 2017 in observation of Thanksgiving.

Please note that Fall Break is Monday, November 20, 2017 through Friday, November 24.  Although there are no class meetings
during the entire week, the Graduate Studies Office will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Winter Session:

Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed during lunch from 12pm to 1pm).

The university will be closed on the following holidays:
     Friday, December 22, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
     Monday, January 15, 2018 in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Spring Semester:

Monday - Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (open during lunch).
Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed for lunch 12:00pm to 1:00pm).

The university will be closed on the following holiday:
     Friday, March 30, 2018 in observation of Cesar Chavez Day.

Please note that Spring Break is Monday, March 26, 2018 through Friday, March 30, 2018.  Classes will not meet during spring break, however, our office will be open Monday, March 26, 2018 through Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 9:00am to 5:00pm (closed for lunch daily 12pm to 1pm).

Commencement ceremonies for the entire university will take place the week of May 22 - May 25, 2018.

Summer Session:

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 the following holidays:
     Monday, May 28, 2018 in observation of Memorial Day.
     Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in observation of Independence Day.
     

 

last updated — Aug 1, 2017