Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Hours start June 2nd:
Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Campus closed on Friday's during the summer

Phone: 530-898-6880
Fax: 530-898-3342

Funding for Graduate Student Research and Conferences

*The 2013/2014 Application Period Is Now Closed.

The Office of Graduate Studies will award twenty $500.00 small grants in 2013 and 2014 to enhance graduate student research.

Current graduate students may apply for funds for conference presentation and travel or research (e.g. travel to libraries, purchase of equipment) within the United States.

Funds must be used in the period from fall 2013-summer 2014.

For additional information, contact Matthew Thomas at (898-5738).

Application Process: Submit a one to two-page justification stating how the funds will enhance your research and specifically how they will be spent.

State the intent to apply for the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program in spring 2014 or spring 2015. Information on the Pre-Doctoral Scholars Program may be found at

Include a brief letter of support for your research project or presentation from your graduate advisor.

Submit all materials to Dr. Matthew Thomas at