Events & News

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 8:00am

The main Fall 2016 semester begins.

 

For more information: http://registrar.okstate.edu/Academic-Calendar

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
Circulation and Information Desk on the north side of the Library’s first floor

Welcome week tours are short general tours of Library service desks and an introduction to the Library resources (i.e., group study rooms, laptops, gopro cameras, etc.) available for checkout by OSU students. The tours will begin at the Circulation and Information Desk on the north side of the Library’s first floor.

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

If you are employed in a 50%FTE assistantship in Fall 2016, you must submit by close of business Monday, August 15, 2016 (e.g. first day of classes in the Fall semester).

Reminders for Fall 2016:

 

  • All graduate students employed 50%FTE (or more) on assistantship in Fall 2016 must submit the Fall form.

  • Submissions submitted after the first day of the semester (e.g. Monday, August 15, 2016 ) jeopardize tuition benefits. 

  • You are required to be enrolled in at least six (6) qualifying graduate credit hours in Fall 2016 if you are on an assistantship.

  • Withdrawal from any course will result in reimbursing the University for the amount of the tuition waiver received for that course.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Circulation and Information Desk on the north side of the Library’s first floor

Welcome week tours are short general tours of Library service desks and an introduction to the Library resources (i.e., group study rooms, laptops, gopro cameras, etc.) available for checkout by OSU students. The tours will begin at the Circulation and Information Desk on the north side of the Library’s first floor.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 5:00pm
Library Training Room (Rm 206)
In this workshop you will be introduced to many of the Library services and scholarly resources available. Topics covered will include:
  • How to access online resources (databases, electronic journals, alerts, etc.) available through the Library.
  • How to request Library services (Recall a Book, Request Document Delivery, Borrow From Another Library, etc.) that are essential for graduate students.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.

For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Library Training Room 206
In this workshop you will learn how to effectively conduct and manage your research using several free Library provided online resources. Topics covered will include:
  • How to maximize your use of specific databases in your field of research.
  • How best to use search alerts, interlibrary services (Borrow From Another Library), and managing your research citations using EndNote.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.
 
For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 5:00pm
Library Training Room 206
In this workshop you will be introduced to many of the Library services and scholarly resources available. Topics covered will include:
  • How to access online resources (databases, electronic journals, alerts, etc.) available through the Library.
  • How to request Library services (Recall a Book, Request Document Delivery, Borrow From Another Library, etc.) that are essential for graduate students.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.

For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 4:30pm
Library Training Room 206
In this workshop you will learn how to effectively conduct and manage your research using several free Library provided online resources. Topics covered will include:
  • How to maximize your use of specific databases in your field of research.
  • How best to use search alerts, interlibrary services (Borrow From Another Library), and managing your research citations using EndNote.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.
 
For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 4:30pm
Library Training Room 206
In this workshop you will be introduced to many of the Library services and scholarly resources available. Topics covered will include:
  • How to access online resources (databases, electronic journals, alerts, etc.) available through the Library.
  • How to request Library services (Recall a Book, Request Document Delivery, Borrow From Another Library, etc.) that are essential for graduate students.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.

For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
Library Training Room 206
In this workshop you will learn how to effectively conduct and manage your research using several free Library provided online resources. Topics covered will include:
  • How to maximize your use of specific databases in your field of research.
  • How best to use search alerts, interlibrary services (Borrow From Another Library), and managing your research citations using EndNote.
  • How to contact the subject specialist librarians in your subject area for more in-depth research help.
 
For more information e-mail Victor D Baeza, Director of Library Graduate Services, at victor.baeza@okstate.edu.
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 1:30pm
204 Whitehurst

Graduate Council is the representative body of the Graduate Faculty which serves as the legislative and executive authority of the Graduate Faculty at OSU.

Graduate Council Minutes, Agendas, and Bylaws are now available through the Graduate Faculty information on D2L.

Officers of each faculty group are listed on the web.

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:30am
OSU Library - 5th Floor-Math Center

The Oklahoma State University Graduate College in partnership with the OSU Writing Center, Edmon Low Library and Department of English will launch its first Thesis Writing Workshop August 27th. This workshop will be open to 50 thesis master’s students ready to begin writing their thesis. Such students would typically be planning to graduate in fall 2016. Students will receive instruction in several different thesis writing topics, will receive a $10 OSU dining card to purchase lunch during the workshop, and will participate in an accountability writing group to facilitate the success of their thesis writing across the fall semester. The workshop will be held in the Math Center, fifth floor, Edmon Low Library, Saturday August 27 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Registration is now open and closes at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24th.

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
126 ITLE

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) 2016 Application Workshop

This competitive program provides $138,000 in Federal support for your graduate education.

Dr. Sheryl Tucker, Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate College, Former NSF GRFP Program Director and Fellow will hold a workshop on how to submit an application to the GRFP on Thursday, September 1 at 2:00 in 126 ITLE (located between the Human Sciences complex and the Wentz Lane Parking Garage and immediately west of the PIO Building). 

Who should attend?  Undergraduates who are United States citizens, nationals or permanent residents nearing graduation; and, first-year and first-semester, second- year graduate students interested in or currently pursuing a graduate degree in one of the NSF-supported fields:  Chemistry; Computer & Information Sciences;  Engineering; Geosciences; Life Sciences; Materials Research;  Mathematical Sciences; Physics & Astronomy;  Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences;  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education & Learning Research.

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.

Please click here to Register for the workshop today:

Student Travel Award for Submission of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Proposal

Enrolled OSU graduate students who are eligible to apply to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP; October 2016 deadlines) will qualify for up to $300 in travel expense reimbursements from the OSU Graduate College for single-event travel expenses related to professional development, such as attendance at a professional conference/meeting or collection of research data.

Apply for a Student Travel Award:

 

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
126 ITLE

The semester's first Graduate Coordinators Meeting will be held at 2:00 PM in ITLE 126.

This event is open to all graduate coordinators and graduate program staff.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:30am
126 ITLE

All students are invited to register for this workshop.

This workshop series provides ongoing discussion on topics relevant to graduate education.

Registration page is forthcoming.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
126 ITLE

All Graduate Faculty and staff are invited to register for this workshop.

This workshop series provides ongoing discussion on topics relevant to graduate education.

Registration page is forthcoming.

 

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
204 Whitehurst

Graduate Council is the representative body of the Graduate Faculty which serves as the legislative and executive authority of the Graduate Faculty at OSU.

Graduate Council Minutes, Agendas, and Bylaws are now available through the Graduate Faculty information on D2L.

Officers of each faculty group are listed on the web.

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
126 ITLE

The semester's second Graduate Coordinators Meeting will be held at 1:00 PM in ITLE 126.

This event is open to all graduate coordinators and graduate program staff.

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 3:30pm
SU Theater

The finalist presentations of the Three Minute Thesis will be held in the Student Union Theater.  Presentations are open to the public. Please invite your friends and program faculty to attend and support you and your college

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 12:30pm
126 ITLE

All Graduate Faculty and staff are invited to register for this workshop.

This workshop series provides ongoing discussion on topics relevant to graduate education.

Registration page is forthcoming.

 

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:30pm
GI Areana

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

 

Location & Time:

  • Friday, December 9, 2016
  • Gallagher-Iba Arena
  • Students & Faculty (including doctoral advisors) assemble at 6:15 p.m.
  • Candidate Processional begins at 6:35 p.m. 
  • Ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m.

More information is available on the Graduate College's Commencement website.