The Graduate Studies Center has many resources available to help guide you and begin your exploration of graduate school. The following links and resources are set up and available to help you navigate through and learn more about graduate school.

Graduate Handbooks:

  • Laptops and iPads are available for use at the Graduate Studies Center

Graduate School Entrance Exam Information:

  • GMAT Test Prep Course
    August 11 - September 5 (Every Saturday) at CI Goleta Campus. Times of session may vary. 
    Please fill out the Registration Form (PDF, 187K) and turn it in to Extended University in Sage Hall 2109, along with your payment. For more on the GMAT Test Prep Course and contact information, please visit the Extended University Website.

  • CBEST, CSET, GRE, MCAT, OAT, LSAT and GMAT test prep books are available for you to use!

    CBEST Information: (See also School of Education website for more information regarding CBEST testing)

Career Exploration:

CI Resources:

Scholarship Opportunities:

For more information on CI Scholarships, click on the following link:

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • If you are interested in volunteering at the GSC and you are a CI graduate student, please contact us at (805)437-3579 or email

Proctoring Services:

  • Proctoring services are available to CI staff and by the request of CI faculty for students in need of a quiet area for exams.