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Graduate Peer Mentors

The College of Education Graduate Peer Mentors support current graduate students in the College through virtual events, office hours, community building, and professional development programs. The Graduate Peer Mentors want to provide all CED graduate students with resources and events that will help make their experience the best here at CSULB. You can reach them via email at or at their virtual office hours.

Your 2021-2022 Graduate Peer Mentors

Lizeth Ochoa is a second year student in the School Counseling program 

Lizeth Ochoa, Graduate Peer Mentor 2021-22


Joseph Lopez is a second year student in the Social and Cultural Analysis of Education program

 ​​​Joseph Lopez, Graduate Peer Mentor 2021-22



Zoom Office Hours

Graduate Peer Mentors host weekly Zoom Office Hours to answer your questions and offer support and tips for current graduate students in the College of Education.

Lizeth's  – Zoom Office Hours Fall 2021:

Thursdays 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Visit Beach Board for Zoom Meeting link

Joseph's Office Hours Fall 2021:

Tuesdays 9:00 AM – 10:00AM

Thursdays 9:00 AM – 10:00AM

Visit Beach Board for Zoom Meeting link. Please note there will be no GPM Office hours during Winter Break.

You may also reach them via email at

Community Building Events

The Graduate Peer Mentors will be hosting virtual community socials for graduate students in the College throughout the school year. Join us for some fun and games and the chance to connect with your colleagues.

Upcoming Events - Fall 2021:

Fall Graduate Mixer - Friday, September 24th@12:00pm
Spooky Graduate Resources - Friday, October 15th@12:00pm

Wellness Room

The Graduate Peer Mentor Wellness Room is a resource curated by your mentors to provide tools and resources for your journey as a student. Visit the Wellness Room here.