Graduate Student Success Center (GSSC)

Graduate Student Success Center


Pollak Library South Room 365

Use South side elevator from the second floor 

(next to the Center for Oral & Public History)

Summer Hours

Mon - Thu: 10:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.

Fri - Sun: closed

Contact Information

Tel: (657) 278-3374



Academic Advisement

soar coordinators

Workshop Schedules

workshop schedules

Graduate Learning Specialists

Graduate Learning Specialists

The Graduate Student Success Center at California State University, Fullerton was founded by the Office of Graduate Studies under the Strengthening Opportunities, Access and Resources (SOAR) grant. A Title V – promoting Post-baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.

The Center provides graduate students with a place to study and network, and also hosts workshops and graduate student learning communities supported by the SOAR program.  This multipurpose center also offers resources such as tutoring and advising:  an advisor to graduate students holds regular hours at the Center and tutoring is located there.  The Center has study carrels for individual studying, group meeting tables, an Apple TV for presentations, study tables, and cushioned seats with sliding tables.

The Graduate Student Success Center is committed to enhance academic success and student engagement through advising, academic tutoring and mentorship, while fostering excellence, determination and drive so that graduate students become effective scholars and agents of positive change as they move forward in their 21sth Century careers.

The Graduate Student Success Center brings in:

  • SOAR Graduate Advisor
  • Soaring Graduate Student Association (SGSA)
  • Faculty Coordinators
  • Graduate Learning Specialists
  • Program Advisor
  • Mentor/Mentee meet-ups
  • Faculty members
  • Tutors
  • Workshops
  • GA, TA, Conference and Job opportunities bulletin board information 
  • Collaborative space
  • Food Pantry