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    Learn the steps to submit your thesis or dissertation.

  • Put your Ph.D. to work

    A thorough and practical overview of the process of career planning and job hunting in today's job market, from the perspective of a young Ph.D.

  • The science of communication

    Technical communication is more effective when you appreciate things from the listener’s perspective. Dr. Peter Fiske explains why “selling skills” are vital to understand and master, even if you never plan on leaving the bench.

  • Orientation 2018 welcome address

    Interim Vice Provost and Dean Dr. Stephanie Bernell welcomes you to Oregon State and graduate school.

  • Graduate school patches

    Each of us has a role in realizing Oregon State University’s vision for a more equitable and inclusive campus community. As a graduate student, you are uniquely positioned to lead positive and sustainable change. Together we will explore how you can shape your graduate experience to realize your full potential as a leader for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Advisor style quadrant

    Committee, major professor, GCR, program of study, oral prelims. What does all of this mean? Geared toward first-time graduate students, this session will demystify the language and culture of graduate school.

  • Thriving in graduate school title slide

    The transitions, challenges, and competing responsibilities that you face during your time as a graduate student can feel overwhelming at times, but also represent your best opportunities for personal and professional growth.

  • student panel

    Embarking on graduate studies is a serious undertaking, filled with successes and challenges. This panel discussion features current OSU graduate students who will talk candidly about their graduate experiences and what they have learned so far along the way.

  • Video thumb

    This video reviews federal, state, and university defined policies for your work as a GTA.

    Handouts are available on the full GTA training page.

  • Video thumb

    Get started teaching with this on-demand informational sessions covering equity literacy in college teaching.

    Handouts are available on the full GTA training page.

  • Students at commencement

    Learn the steps required to participate in the commencement ceremony. Learn more and find deadlines for commencement.

  • Celebrating at commencement

    Learn the steps for finishing your graduate degree. Covers university and Graduate School requirements. Read more about completing your degree.

  • At a meeting

    Helpful tips on how to find your GCR. Learn more about your graduate committee.

  • Sitting and contemplating

    Learn the major types of graduate student funding: assistantships (teaching and research), fellowships and scholarships, loans, and jobs. Learn more about funding.