The Graduate Studies Center and its services have transitioned to the Academic Advising Center. Graduate school preparation services are being offered virtually.

Writing support services (thesis, personal statement, and cover letter writing) are housed in the Broome Library through the Writing and Multiliteracy Center.

Graduate Studies Center Contact:
Phone: 805-437-8571
Location: Bell Tower 1552

Scheduling an Appointment:
If you are interested in learning more about graduate school preparation, feel free to schedule an appointment with us.

Log-in to Navigate to schedule an appointment. Scheduling an Appointment through Navigate (PDF, 607 KB) -Step-by-step guide for using Navigate to schedule appointments.

Canvas Course for Graduate School Preparation:
Graduate School Preparation

Events & Announcements

  • Graduate School Preparation Workshops: How to Request Letters of Recommendation for Graduate School Admission
    Thursday, March 28th at 11 a.m.
     Virtual-Please register below for the zoom link!
  • How to Prepare for Graduate School 
    Thursday, April 25th at 12 p.m.           Virtual-Please register below for the zoom link!
    Workshop Registration

The graduate center staff has been instrumental in my graduate career; from helping me find an appropriate program to providing valuable academic support via writing workshops.

Jehu Cazares
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