The Graduate School of Arts and Science offers a broad range of activities and support services to assist you in your graduate and post-graduate career. We invest in our students’ ability to pursue their research, hone their teaching skills, develop their skills outside of the classroom, and build a community.

    • Master's Students
    • Doctoral Students
    Skills Emphasized
    • Communication and presentation
    • Writing
    • Professional networking
    • Academic and non-academic job search
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Teaching
    • Experiential learning
    • Student wellness
    • Community building
    Services Offered
    • Career Counseling
    • Courses
    • Seminars
    • Workshops
    • Student Life Grants
    External Partners
    • Private companies/industry
    • Non-profit organizations
    • Federal agencies
    • Recruiting companies
    • Alumni
    University Collaborations
    • Career center
    • Center for the Advancement of Teaching
    • Center for the Humanities
    • University libraries
    • Center for Multicultural Education and Programs
    • Office of Global Services
    • Student Resource Center
    • Wellness Exchange


    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.
    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.
    As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS members receive regular updates of legislative and regulatory proposals impacting graduate education and are provided resources to use in advocacy efforts on their campuses and with policymakers and other constituents. 
    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.