Written by on January 28, 2018

Free Online Resources From the Graduate Resource Fair

As the 2018 Winter Quarter enters full swing at Cal Poly, the next set of graduate students enter the fray. With your lives as undergraduates behind, a new set of challenges awaits! For them, we organized the Graduate Student Resource Fair, where graduate students could familiarize themselves with the resources at their disposal. Did you miss it? Lose the business card for that one resource you needed? Fret not—Kennedy Library’s got you covered with all the information you need.

Cal Poly Thesis Coaching Clinic

Graduate students, it’s never too early to think about your Master’s Thesis or that Project Report coming up. For that, the Graduate Education Office and the Kennedy Library are co-sponsoring the Cal Poly Thesis Coaching Clinic. Run by Dr. Erika Rogers, retired Professor of Computer Science at Cal Poly. With bachelor’s degrees in French and Math, and master’s in Computer Science and Depth Psychology, Dr. Rogers is highly qualified and ready to help graduate students one-on-one.

Location and Hours:

  • KENNEDY LIBRARY Rm. 303: Open Biweekly, on Thursday, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. starts Jan. 25.

Drop in or make an appointment! moc.dhpsregorenull@hcaoc, (805) 550-9781

For more information visit http://grad.calpoly.edu/resources/thesis-clinic.html

Office of Graduate Education

Seeking financial support as a graduate student? The Office of Graduate Education is ready and set to provide assistance in administration, financial Support, and connecting you with other graduate programs. The Office of Graduate Education is also sponsoring several Financial Support Programs for the remainder of the year.

Financial Support Programs and Deadlines:

  • Teaching Associate – ongoing opportunities
  • Graduate Assistant – 4/1/18
  • Resident Tuition Waiver – 4/1/18
  • Non-Resident Tuition Waiver 4/1/18\
  • Graduate Presentation Award – ongoing opportunity
  • Graduate Equity Fellowship Program – 10/1/18
  • Diverse Education Scholarship – 10/1/18
  • State University Grant – see Financial Aid Office
  • California Predoctoral Program – 2/1/18
  • Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program – 2/1/18

For more information and programs visit the Office of Graduate Education website.

Writing and Rhetoric Center

Right Here. Write Now.

For help on any writing project for any course, the Writing and Rhetoric Center at the Kennedy Library has got you covered with one-to-one consultations with professional writing consultants.

Their consultants are trained to assist in:

  • Brainstorming and outlining
  • Integrating research and developing ideas
  • Organizing and synthesizing points
  • Documenting sources
  • Using style, grammar, and punctuation effectively

Location and Hours:

  • KENNEDY LIBRARY Rm. 111C: Sun. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Mon. – Wed. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • TRINITY STUDY LOUNGE: Tue. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • SIERRA MADRE STUDY LOUNGE: Sun. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Schedule an appointment: www.calpoly.mywconline.com

Data and GIS Services

Here to provide research and learning assistance for data and geography through technology and information systems is the Kennedy Library’s Data and GIS Services. For any form of data for any subject, data and GIS specialist Russell A. White can meet for consultation.

Location and Hours:

  • KENNEDY LIBRARY Hub24: Mon. – Wed. 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Thurs. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

For appointments: ude.yloplacnull@etihwbr | (805) 756-2380

College Librarians and Specialists

For any research needs for graduate students are the College Librarians and Specialists of the Kennedy Library. With librarians specializing in subjects for any college on campus, our highly qualified librarians have you covered. Find the librarian that’s right for assisting you.

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