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Graduate Studies Orientation

WE ARE GOING VIRTUAL THIS YEAR! This is a FREE orientation for new/incoming graduate students at CSUSM. You MUST register to receive information for the orientation sessions.

2020 Registration is now closed.

2020 Graduate Studies Orientation

Day One | Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Meet and Greet with Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
Informal chat session with Interim Dean, Dr. Charles "Chuck" De Leone.

Mixer hosted by Graduate Representatives Council
The Graduate Representative Council (GRC), a graduate student organization, invites new and current grad students to come mingle.

Day Two | Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Virtual Campus Tour with Guide
Join this session for a virtual campus tour with current student/O-team member/Graduate Studies Assistant, Emily! 

Virtual Resource Fair
Explore and learn about campus resources including thesis services, financial aid,  and research support and more.

Breakout Session 
Interactive breakout sessions with your program cohort.


For more information contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research at (760) 750-4066 or

Our office is open virtually through the 2020-2021 Academic Year.

Graduate Studies will be open virtually Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm. 

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