Graduate Studies Resource Center

In response to ongoing health concerns regarding novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, we are suspending in-person meetings until further notice. Phone and online appointments can still be made on our Appointments page


The GSRC provides graduate school related resources and events for prospective and current post-bac students related to graduate studies including:

  • One-on-one advising for current graduate students or students interested in applying to graduate school by appointment request or drop-in basis (appointment recommended)
  • Individualized support with applying to graduate programs including writing the statement of purpose, preparing the CV/résumé, securing letters of recommendation, and learning about funding for graduate studies
  • Graduate writing support for post-baccalaureate students (master's, credential, certificate, or doctoral) seeking one-on-one help for a class paper, thesis/dissertation, research project, or grant proposal (by appointment request only)
  • Graduate school-related workshops for all current and prospective grad students (see Workshops & Events page for details)
  • Funding opportunities for student funding including the Graduate Travel Fellowship for students to attend academic conferences
  • Graduate events including the GSRC’s annual Graduate Research Conference, Graduate & Professional Schools Fair, and Graduate Writing Institute
  • Mock interviews for graduate admissions (by appointment)
  • GradMentor Program
  • CSULB Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program
  • ​Short-term laptop loan program for CSULB post-baccalaureate students (suspended during COVID-19)
  • Study space for students - all undergraduate and graduate students welcome​

Students interested in pursuing a post-baccalaureate program (e.g., master's, certificate, credential, or doctoral) are encouraged to visit the GSRC located in Library 504 or contact us for more information.