Upcoming Events and Workshops

Attend this workshop to gain insight into how your interests, skills, and values align with careers and how those match graduate programs at San Francisco State University. We will also explore reasons to attend graduate school, questions about gap year, and review additional exploration resources.

Date Time Location Register Link
Mon. Oct. 7 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Wed. Nov. 13 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 201 Register
Mon. Dec. 16 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Administration 201 Register

The Division of Graduate Studies is holding a workshop to provide you with strategies for submitting a competitive graduate school application. This workshop will provide you with an overview of the graduate school application timeline, researching potential faculty mentors, preparing personal statements, tips for obtaining strong letters of recommendation, and preparing for entrance exams.

Date Time Location Register Link
Tue. Sept. 24 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Library 244 Register
Mon. Oct. 14 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Library 244 Register
Tue. Oct. 29 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Library 244 Register
Thurs. Nov. 14 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Library 244 Register

Struggling to complete your CAL STATE APPLY application to San Francisco State? Attend a workshop for application shortcuts, document scanning and upload support, and hands-on troubleshooting. Workshop attendees will log-in to their CAL STATE APPLY applications and Graduate Studies staff will be available to guide you through any challenges.

Workshop Topics Include:

  • Scanning & Uploading Documents
  • GPA / Course Entry
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Experiences/Achievements
  • Document Size Limitations
  • General Application Challenges
  • ... and more!
Date Time Location Register Link
Mon. Sept. 23 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Tue. Oct. 1 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Wed. Oct. 9 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Mon. Oct. 21 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Thurs. Oct. 31 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Wed. Nov. 6 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Tue. Nov. 12 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Thurs. Nov. 21 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Mon. Dec. 2 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Thurs. Dec. 12 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register

Please bring any items you need to be scanned into PDF format or need to upload with you. Personal laptops are recommended, but computers will be available.

 

 

Are you a current or prospective graduate student at SF State that needs support with crafting or updating your resume? Join us to learn the major sections of a resume, resume best practices, and practice using key strategies for writing impactful statements.

  • Capacity is limited.
  • Registration for this event is required.
Date Time Location Register Link
Thurs. Sept. 19 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Tue. Oct. 8 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Mon. Oct. 28 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Wed. Nov. 20 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Mon. Dec. 9 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Administration 250 Register

Struggling to start writing your personal statement for a graduate program at SF State? Join us for this hands-on workshop to learn key strategies for crafting an impactful personal statement and receive support as you start the writing process.

  • Registration for this workshop is required.
  • Students MUST have already selected their intended SF State graduate program.
Date Time Location Register Link
Thurs. Oct. 10 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Tue. Nov. 5 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Administration 250 Register
Tue. Dec. 3 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Administration 250 Register

Applying to graduate school at SF State? Personal statements and letters of recommendation are two of the biggest components of a graduate application. Join us for an informational session to learn etiquette and strategies for obtaining strong letters of recommendation and learn strategies for writing a compelling personal statement for your graduate application.

Date Time Location Online Link
Wed. Oct. 23 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Online Zoom Link
Thurs. Nov. 7 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Online Zoom Link

These workshops are offered exclusively online via ZOOM.