Graduate Resources

Discount Software (Microsoft Office, Adobe, EndNote, etc)

Discounted prices for popular software programs/licenses are available to CSM graduate students.  Click here to view all products available.  If you have an inquiry about a program not shown, please contact Mr. Ed Showers at the CSM Bookstore.

Thesis Formatting Help

GSG provides a dedicated thesis-formatting service to graduate students through the Writing Center. This service is open to all graduate students; whether you are just beginning the thesis-writing process and want to learn good habits, or you are in the last phase of thesis submission.  View the weekly schedule, or set up an appointment here.

Business Cards

The GSG is providing 100 busines cards to every gradaute student. Orders will be placed at the end of the month, and should be available shortly thereafter. If you would like to place an order, fill out the form here.

If you prefer to modify an aspect of the current standard order (i.e. order more than 100, different color, different card stock, etc.), GSG will provide a credit up to the cost of 100 business cards.  If interested, please contact the current Academic Chair: Heather Lammers:

Reserve a Study Room at the Library

Need a quiet place to study?  Are your officemates too loud?  Need a place to escape so students cannot find you? Not to worry!

The Arthur Lakes Library has study rooms specifically designated for graduate students, and you are able to reserve these rooms for free here. Click on "Reservation Form", then enter your CWID.  The Graduate Student rooms are 320B, 320C, and 320D.

Laptop Computers and Projectors

GSG provides laptops and a LCD projector for graduate students to reserve and check-out as needed for presentations. The CCIT Front Desk (Computer Commons) handles the reservations and check-out of our equipment. To make a researvation, simply email and tell them that you're a graduate student and you wish to reserve GSG equipment; you must provide your personal and department information in this request.

Unofficial LaTeX Thesis Template

For a number of years, the GSG has maintained an unofficial thesis template using LaTeX. Please click here for more information, or to download, this template. Please also note that template is provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the template is with you. Should the template prove defective, you assume the cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Movie

Are you interested in streaming or puchasing The PHD Movie for a discounted price? Since the GSG paid for this film (as a part of our 2012 CEER), you may use the link below to receive 50% off The PHD Movie: