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College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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Graduate Student Support Programs

College of Graduate Studies (COGS) often has events and workshops to support University of Idaho graduate students. Below is a list of some of workshops and support group meetings. Also, be sure to view our event calendar for upcoming events.

“Grad Student How to...” series:

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Fund Your Graduate Education

  • Time: 1 p.m.
  • Date: Monday, April 12, 2022
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

Members of the College of Graduate Studies team will help undergraduate students explore different sources for funding their graduate education, as well as strategies for securing competitive funding opportunities.

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Earn Your Master’s/Doctoral Degree

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

The College of Graduate Studies presents two workshops to guide graduate students through every step of the Master’s and PhD processes, including dates, deadlines, planning documents, and explanations of COGS forms and procedures. Students should bring their questions!

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Format your Dissertation/Thesis (2 part series)

  • Part 1: Getting Started on the Right Page
    • Time: 10 a.m.
    • Date: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022
    • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
  • Part 2: Feedback and Troubleshooting
    • Time: 10 a.m.
    • Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
    • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

These workshops help graduate students understand how to start formatting a thesis or dissertation, provide helpful tips and guidelines, and describe all required components of a finished product. The second workshop focuses on troubleshooting any problems students encounter.


Community-Specific Support Groups:

Beginning this semester, the College of Graduate Studies is coordinating community-specific group programming for graduate students. The goal of these groups is to create an informal space for students within these communities to support one another and make connections. Group meetings will be facilitated by staff who are members of the designated communities. 

Planning for these groups, including dates, times and locations, is still in progress. Please check back for updates as we build groups for the following communities:

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Graduate Students of Color

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
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LGBTQIA Graduate Students

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
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Graduate Students with Disabilities

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
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Graduate Students Raising Children

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
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Graduate Student Veterans and Active Duty Service Members

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

Additional Graduate Student Support Programs:

Administration Lawn in the fall

Dissertation/Thesis Support Group

Dissertation/thesis support group is a weekly online meeting aimed at candidate level doctoral students and students working on a thesis. Graduate students engage in peer support discussions through reflection, goal setting and troubleshooting. Meetings are facilitated by the Director of Graduate Support Programs, Lauren Perkinson, and faculty member Dr. Benjamin Ridenhour.

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Prestigious Fellowship Workshops

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

This workshop series helps in preparing students to apply for featured prestigious fellowships. Each workshop is structured for students at different stages of the fellowship discovery/application process. College of Graduate Studies team members will introduce a few featured fellowships (NSF-GRFP, Ford, and NDSEG), delve into eligibility and application requirements, and begin developing the essays.

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Professional Development Initiative

  • Time: TBD
  • Date: TBD
  • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

Professional Development Initiative (PDI) creates and coordinates events, workshops, and classes; and provides services that will help ensure the success of graduate students, postdocs and other early career trainees academically and in their careers. This series of events is facilitated by the Career Services office on campus. Individual workshop dates, times, and titles TBD.

Idaho Commons during fall

Graduate School 101

  • Session 1:
    • Time: 1 p.m.
    • Date: Monday,  April 4, 2022
    • Location: Zoom (link TBD)
  • Session 2:
    • Time: 11 a.m.
    • Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
    • Location: Zoom (link TBD)

College of Graduate Studies team members discuss reasons to apply to graduate school, important questions to consider, and strategies for successful applications. Undergraduate students considering graduate school at any institution (not only the University of Idaho) will benefit from this workshop.

Contact

College of Graduate Studies

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall Room 104

Mailing Address:
College of Graduate Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3017
Moscow, ID 83844-3017

Phone: 208-885-2647

Email: cogs@uidaho.edu

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