Graduate Student Resource Center

Calendar of Events- GSAW 2016

Join us for special events Monday through Saturday.
Note: events listed with an asterisk(*) require registration

All events are offered at no charge, except Cleveland Indians Baseball tickets. 
Note: Certain events require registration.  Register now, space is limited.


Monday, April 4

Chill Out

Learn effective ways to manage graduate student stress.  Visit the CASC Open House- stress busting giveaways, fun activities, and meet peer counselors. Sponsored by CSU Counseling & Academic Success Clinic.  MC 2nd floor lounge (use the open staircase near 1st floor computer lab).

Kick Off Celebration

Celebrating Graduate Students! Stop by before or after class for free food and fun as we kick off Graduate Student Appreciation week. Hear from students and faculty and check out the special City of Cleveland Proclamation for the College of Graduate Studies' first Grad Student Appreciation Week. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association and Division of Student Affairs. Student Center Atrium.


Tuesday, April 5

Life of a Graduate Student (registration required)

Undergrads- this one's for YOU!  Thinking about Grad School?  Come join us for lunch and a student panel discussion on grad student life. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association and Graduate Student Resource Center. PH Hall 104.

Writing Center Open House

Drop in between 3 and 6pm to meet the Director, staff and peer tutors.  Relax and hear about the many personal services The Writing Center offers to master and doctoral students. The Writing Center, Michael Schwartz Library, RT.

Levin Grad Student Appreciation

Look for our reception table and join us for snacks and light refreshments outside of the College Advising Office. UR 205 off the InnerLink.

Sprinkles & Spirit

Meet the CSU Spring Athletes and create your own ice cream sundae, courtesy of the Campus Activities Board, SC Atrium.

    Wednesday, April 6

Cleveland Indians Baseball Ticket Sale

Grad student fun at Progressive Field!  Discounted ticket sales begin at 11am on the SC Innerlink but get in line early! Only $9 per ticket;  2 tickets allowed per CSU ID. Game day is Saturday April 16th, 2016, Progressive Field, 4:10pm. Details:  Sponsored by sponsored by City is Our Campus. SC Innerlink.

Career & Leadership Development Workshop* (registration required)

12:30 – 2:30pm
Ready for life after graduation?  Will you be able to develop your own leadership style, recognize and seize growth opportunities, and learn from that talent that surrounds you?  Join our discussion and lunch with leaders from private and public sectors.  Learn what it takes to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Sponsored by the GSRC and GSA. SC Ballroom.

Ahuja College Coffee Hour

Get your caffeine fix before class and meet up with friends and classmates.  Sponsored by the Monte Ahuja College of Business.  Outside BU 327, 3rd floor, off the InnerLink.

Forced Perspective – The Story of Artist Derek Hess 

Join the Grad Student Reception at 6pm followed by film & discussion of "Forced Perspective – The Story of Artist Derek Hess". Light refreshments will be served before the 7pm film.  Discussion and Q/A with Derek Hess and director, Nick Cavalier, will follow. Sponsored by WCSB and the Graduate Student Association. MC Lobby and MC Auditorium.

Thursday, April 7

Safe Space Training & Certification*  (registration required)

11:30- 1pm
Enhance your knowledge and skills for interacting with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning individuals in a supportive manner to create a safer and more inclusive environment.  Sensitivity training is a resume builder and valued in work and social environments. Sponsored by the Counseling Center, Student Affairs, and GSA. SC 313/315. 
*All participants who complete the full 90 min. training will obtain a certificate.

Ahuja College Coffee Hour

Get your caffeine fix before class and meet up with friends and classmates.  Sponsored by the Monte Ahuja College of Business.  Outside BU 327, 3rd floor, off the InnerLink.

Grad  Student Game Night

Join GSA for conversation, raffles, free coffee, and board games galore at Café ah Roma!  Look for the special section reserved for grad students. Sponsored by Café ah Roma and the Graduate Student Resource Center. Café ah Roma.

Friday, April 8

2016 Research Day*  (registration required)

Student scholarly works on display by the College of Sciences and Health Professions.  Keynote speaker, luncheon, and presentation of COSHP Research Award and an afternoon poster session.  Event is open to all, but registration is required to attend the luncheon. SC Ballroom.

Applying to Graduate School (registration required)

Undergrads- meet College of Graduate Studies staff and learn about financing your graduate education, standardized admission testing, graduate assistantship opportunities, and tips for success at the graduate level.  Sponsored by Grad Admissions and the GSA. PH Hall 104.

Law Review Symposium, Big Data

Businesses today are continually developing more sophisticated means of collecting and using data. Deliberate attacks to attempt to access this sensitive information have increased as well, yet a comprehensive regulatory scheme has not developed at the same rapid pace. The Cleveland State Law Review symposium will create dialogue between regulated entities and government agencies promoting a creative legal approach to ensuring security and privacy. Sponsored by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Law Building, Moot Court Room and Atrium.

Saturday, April 9

Give Back Day*

Join Viking Expeditions at the Cleveland Metroparks, Bacci Park.  Meet in SC Atrium for a Grad Student Service Day.  Details to follow on OrgSync.

Black Light Game Night

Sponsored by CAB, Woodling Gym

All events are offered at no charge, except Cleveland Indians Baseball Tickets. 
Note: SOme events require registration.  Register Now, space is limited.


The College of Graduate Studies acknowledges the following sponsors for their generous support of CSU’s first Graduate Student Appreciation Week!


  • Division of Student Affairs
  • WCSB Radio-40th Anniversary
  • Graduate Student Association
  • Café ah Roma
  • Graduate Student Resource Center