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


Graduate Student Opportunities

Expanded College Conference Support (Travel Award)

The travel award (conference support) will be linked to the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences* Research Showcase.

This year’s showcase will feature two application rounds, a fall round to support research conference travel that takes place between July 1, 2023, and December 31, 2023; and a spring round to support research conference travel that takes place between January 1, 2024, and June 30, 2024.

For more information, please visit the CEHHS* Research Showcase webpage.

*Name pending final approval

CEHHS Dissertation Award Program (DAP)

The CEHHS Dissertation Award Program (DAP) provides support to doctoral students.  Please contact the department chair directly for more information.

CEHHS Service Opportunities

Graduate Student Events



This orientation is uniquely created for graduate students in the HDFS and HNFS departments. 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.