Our Mission

The Graduate Studies Center (GSC) is dedicated to providing academic, professional and personal support services for post baccalaureate students at CI. Our services aim to facilitate access to post baccalaureate programs, to promote student success and program completion, and to foster professional, personal, and workforce development.

We are your one stop resource center for all of your graduate school needs!

Upcoming Events

  • Workshops:

    EndNote: A Graduate Student’s Best Friend Saturday, December 2nd 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Using EndNote to collect citations for research. This includes downloading and installing the app; getting citations from various relevant databases; editing citations in EndNote Web, and troubleshooting.

  •          Graduate School for DREAMers         Tuesday, December 5th 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 

    This session provides information and resources on important topics related to the graduate school application, specifically for AB540 and undocumented students.

  •        Mindfulness for Graduate Students       Friday, December 8th 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

  • Mindfulness practices for stress reduction and increased life enjoyment. Participants will be guided through a selection of accessible meditations and offer practical tips for sustaining this practice amidst our busy lives.

  • All workshops will take place in El Dorado Hall & will last approximately 1 hour each.
    RSVP here

Hours and Location

    • Fall 2017 Hours
      Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    • Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
      Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.*
      *For Graduate & Credential Students use 
    • The Graduate Studies Center will be closed Thursday, October 23rd - Saturday, October 25th in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, November 27th. 
    • Location:
      The Graduate Studies Center is located in El Dorado Hall on the corner of Santa Barbara Avenue and Ventura Street.
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