The Graduate Studies Center hosts a Graduate and Professional School Fair during the fall semester, and offers students and alumni a wide variety of graduate and professional school programs to choose from. This fair is your opportunity to network with local, regional, and national institutions that are actively recruiting for their schools and programs.

Whether you are starting your search for potential schools and/or programs, learning more about various programs, or looking for that particular program or school, the Graduate and Professional School Fair is an event not to be missed!

18th Annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual

To participate in the event, please self enroll to access the Canvas event page:

By self-enrolling, you will obtain access to the Graduate School Fair event for the day of and post event access to digital content. 

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail Advisement at We look forward to seeing you!

Who Should Attend?
Anyone interested in learning more about graduate and professional school programs

At the Graduate & Professional School Fair, you can:

  • Explore and find programs of interest for graduate school
  • Obtain more information about your program of interest
  • Learn more about graduate program admissions requirements

During the fair, a representative from each campus/graduate school program will host an open forum or presentation. You will log in via Canvas anytime during the event timeframe (10 a.m.-1 p.m.). Please feel free to ask questions to learn more about their programs!

List of Participating Schools:

Antioch University
California Lutheran University
CSUCI-School of Education Graduate & Credential Programs
CSUCI-Extended University Graduate Programs
Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM)
Grand Canyon University
Keck Graduate Institute
Pacifica Graduate Institute
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Pepperdine Caruso School of Law
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
Phillips Graduate Institute of Campbellsville University
Samuel Merritt University
San Francisco State University
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Barbara-Graduate School of Education
UC Davis
UC Riverside School of Business
University of LaVerne
University of San Francisco
University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
Vanguard University

Make the Most of your Fair Experience

Prepare for the Fair
It is easy to feel nervous or intimidated at the prospect of meeting recruiters. What should I say? How should I dress? Is my resume up to par? The Graduate Studies Center(GSC) staff have resources available to help you prepare:

How to Prepare for the Graduate and Professional School Fair Workshop Presentation (PDF, 786KB)

Graduate School Fair Checklist (PDF, 255KB)

Questions to Ask Recruiters (MS Word, 19KB)

Additional Resources –
Graduate School Handbook (PDF, 689KB)

Event Evaluation

Complete an event evaluation after the Graduate and Professional School Fair to assist us with meeting the needs of our student and alumni.

Follow up After the Fair

Volunteer Information

Need Volunteer Hours? If you are interested in assisting us or would like to learn more about this opportunity, contact the Academic Advising Center at 805-437-8571 or

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact us at

The University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Disability Accommodations and Support Services at 805-437-3331 or as soon as possible, but no later than 7 business days prior to the event.

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