Graduate Student Commons

420 Hagar Drive, Santa Cruz, California 95064

Upcoming Events

Graduate Women's Group

Graduate Women's Group, sponsored by CAPS: A supportive place to discuss the demands of juggling personal and academic lives, and develop coping strategies....

11/13 5pm
Writing Together for International Students

Have you noticed that writing with others provides motivation to accomplish your writing goals? We will offer a dedicated space for international grads to...

11/14 10am
Bob Ross Painting Night

Come paint some happy little accidents with us at the GSC as we unwind with Bob Ross. We'll provide the paint and snacks, so come ready to find freedom on...

11/14 5pm
GSC Game Night

Take a break from your work and join fellow game enthusiasts at the GSC Game Night! It will be a night of board and card games of all kinds and sizes. Don't...

11/19 7pm
Coffee, Bagels, and Donuts with GSA

Join us for an informal meet and greet over free coffee, bagels and donuts with the Division of Graduate Studies. Come learn about the resources and support...

11/20 9am

Recent Events

Writing Together

11/6/2019

Recent Activity

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/28/2018

Janina Larenas provided another thorough presentation on best practices for designing a research poster.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/27/2018

Ellen Newberry consistently gives a great workshop on finding one's authentic self and voice for public speaking. Although a capacity group of graduate students signed up, we ended up with an intimate group of attendees, perfect for personal feedback from Ellen.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/7/2018

Michelle Waters gave an excellent talk on what to do to prepare an engaging talk using slides to complement ... and what not to do or risk death by PowerPoint.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 11/4/2018

Christina Hall covered all the reasons why every graduate student should be on LinkedIn and how to make their profile professional and recruiter-noticing.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/28/2018

Gwynn Benner followed Christina Hall’s Resume Writing for Industry Jobs workshop with an equally thorough and excellent presentation on what goes in a curriculum vitae, depending on a variety of factors, including the job you’re applying for.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/28/2018

Christina Hall delivered a thorough presentation on crafting a great resume.

Sonya Newlyn

Sonya Newlyn left a positive review 10/18/2018

Bri McWhorter never fails to deliver engaging presentation skills workshops. She gave three on the 19th and received glowing feedback from attendees of all three.