Graduate Student Resource Center

GSRC Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I contact the Graduate Student Resource Center (GSRC)?
    Call, email, or visit in-person:

Parker Hannifin Hall, PH 300
Campus loction: 2258 Euclid Avenue
Phone: 216.687.3536
Contact: Patricia Otcasek, GSRC Manager, to schedule an appointment

  • Who can access the services and programs of the GSRC?
    All CSU graduate students and undergraduate students (as applicable).
  • How can I search for grant sources if I am not on campus?
    All the federal government databases and portals such as Federal Grants Wire and are available via the Internet from any computer in the world. You can also visit your local library for resources or the Foundation Center:
    1. GSRC Funding Resources
    2. Office of Research
    3. Foundation Center
      1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1600
      Cleveland, Ohio
      Telephone:  216.861.1933
  • May I search the databases to which the GSRC subscribes?
    Yes.  Note that some databases (Foundation Directory Online and Foundation Center Grants to Individuals) are password protected.  These databases may be accessed on-site only.  Visit the GSRC to log-in and begin your funding search.
  • I would like to learn more about Graduate Student Workshops for professional development. How do I register?
    All workshops are free to CSU graduate students and the entire CSU community.  Some GSRC events require no registration. Check the Workshop page (2014-15 schedule coming soon) for information.
  • May I have my research featured in a CSU Grad Student presentation or publication?
    Contact the center at 216.687.3536 or by e-mail at
  • How do I join the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and other CSU groups for graduate students?
    If you have an OrgSync account, you may log-in and then click Join an Org.  Contact the CSU Department of Student Life for further information about OrgSync.