Graduate Student Events & Opportunities

We are pleased that you are a graduate student in our college and encourage you to familiarize yourself with the Events and Opportunities below.

Milestone forms, handbooks and other resources for current master’s and doctoral students are located on the departmental Graduate Resources websites.

Please note that faculty members advise graduate students on research and courses.  Our office is a resource for general guidance and support.  We are happy to meet with you in-person, by phone or via Zoom.  We generally accept walk-ins.  At high volume times, we will schedule meetings.

Tara Hartman, Academic Program Specialist


Gabriela “Gaby” Martinez, Academic Support Assistant


Graduate Student Opportunities

CHHS Presentation Program (Travel Award)

This program is designed to assist master’s thesis and doctoral students enhance their professional development by presenting their research at professional meetings both in the U.S. and internationally. Applications are accepted three times during the academic year. Please refer to the current year’s program to see if you qualify. The program is contingent upon available funds and is announced at the beginning of the summer semester each year. No late applications will be accepted.

Presentation Program Info

Presentation Program Application Cover

Reimbursement for Less Travel Expenses Than Entitled

Travel Tips

The Departmental Travel Authorization Form may be found on the Departmental Tab on the Graduate Resources page (see link at top of page).

CHHS Dissertation Award Program (DAP)

The College of Health and Human Sciences “Dissertation Award Program” provides support through a grant to doctoral candidates for the completion of their dissertation. Funds may be requested for expenses directly related to dissertation research. Proposals are accepted in both the fall and spring semesters. Please view the program’s criteria before applying.

DAP Criteria

Proposal Signature Page

CHHS Service Opportunities

Graduate Student Events



This orientation is uniquely created for graduate students in the College of Health and Human Sciences.  You will learn about academic expectations, campus and community resources.

Research Showcase

Research Showcase

The Research Showcase is an annual event at which our graduate students present their research and compete for prizes.

Open House & Visits

Open House

The CHHS Graduate Programs do not have an Open House event scheduled at this time. Please contact us if you would like to tour the facility and explore our graduate education opportunities.