The Office of Graduate Studies is the hub for graduate student services and support, including:

For students:

  • financial support and scholarships
  • New Graduate Student Orientation
  • the Graduate Assistantship program
  • professional development and career opportunities
  • guidance on policies & procedures
  • advice and support with concerns or questions
  • student engagement and networking
  • advocate for graduate students at USM and in the community

For faculty & staff:

  • assist with policy & procedures, program planning, and problem-solving
  • data, research, and guidance on enrollment, advising, and trends
  • promote faculty-student engagement and communication
  • serve as a liaison to the Provost
  • pursue new partnerships and initiatives
  • serve on the Graduate Council (ex officio
  • advocate for graduate education at USM and throughout the region