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Graduate Student Success


The Writing Center offers an opportunities for graduate students, both on campus and online, to write in the presence of peers and expert writers on term papers, theses, dissertations, and other writing projects. Meetings are held on a biweekly basis in a calm and supportive environment. (See flyer.)



Time: Tuesdays 5-10 pm

Place: 9th floor of HMSU

Food: Dinner is provided

Contact: Nicole Bailey, x2578

  • September 4, 2018
  • September 18, 2018
  • October 2, 2018
  • October 16, 2018
  • October 30, 2018
  • November 13, 2018
  • November 27, 2018

Published: Fall 2018


Graduate Student Industry Job Search Group

Job Group

Commit to four Monday sessions 4:00-5:30 pm, Career Center

Contact: Darby Scism, x2653

The meetings will be held in person at the Career Center from 4:00 – 5:30 bi-weekly starting on Monday, February 5th, 2018. You MUST be available to attend all 4 sessions. If you are unable to meet in person or cannot make all 4 sessions, you are welcome to meet (or speak by phone) with a career advisor individually about your job search.

Monday, February 5, 2018 – 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19, 2018 – 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, March 5, 2018 – 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Monday, March 19, 2018 – 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Published: Spring 2018


Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence (FCTE)

Cunningham Memorial Library, 1st floor

Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence workshop videos

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm

Contact: Heather Roberts, x2578

Triumphing Over the End-of-Semester Crunch: Using Instructional Technology to Manage Teaching Workload
Featuring: Lisa Hughes, Instructional Design Specialist and Instructor, Indiana State Online, ISU
Stephanie Alexander, Instructor, Interim Director of Writing Programs and Faculty Fellow for Instructional Tools

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 5:00-6:30 pm

Staying Cool to the End: Navigating Personal Stress and Student Anxieties Featuring: Dr. Linda Behrendt, Certified Family Life Educator Coordinator, Master Teacher Program
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Human Development and Family Studies, ISU

Published: Spring 2018

Student Life

Holistic Wellness


The College of Graduate and Professional Studies invites graduate and undergraduate students as well as faculty to enjoy the following Wellness Series, presented as a part of the Graduate Student Success Series.

Mental Health Awareness resource

Yoga for Stress Management - March 28th, 2018 5:00 - 6:30 pm at The Group Exercise Room 206 on the 2nd floor of Student Recreation Center (SRC) Enjoy a balanced sequence of yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques to feel relaxed and recharged.

Mind your Mind: Introduction to Meditation - April 11th, 2018 5:00 - 6:30 pm at Holmstedt Hall room 280 Explore your most powerful tool—the mind—and enjoy different approaches towards meditation.

The Yoga of Food - April 25th, 2018 5:00 - 6:30 pm at the Institute for Community Sustainability (219 N 11th St, Terre Haute, IN 47807)

How do your food choices affect your body and mind?
Explore the concepts of food according to a yogi’s perspective and ayurvedic principles. Which foods will energize you, and which foods will drain your energy?
Please bring pen and paper.

Contact: Rebecca Stinnett, 812-237-7847

Graduate Student Association (GSA)

We are looking for enthusiastic graduate student leaders to rebuild a GSA that can advocate for and serve graduate students at Indiana State University. If you are interested in joining, finding out about, and/or leading GSA, please put your information on the GSA Sign Up Sheet. Please come to the first Monthly Graduate Student Social, where we will discuss the next steps in forming the GSA (see below).


Monthly Graduate Student Socials

Every month graduate students and faculty are welcome to meet in a casual setting to network and hang out. The first social will take place soon:

Time: 4:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Place: Cunningham Memorial Library room 028.

Food: Refreshments will be provided.

At this first social, in addition to socializing, we will take the opportunity to discuss the first steps of reviving the GSA.

Contact: Rebecca Stinnett, x7847

  • September 5, 2018
  • October 3, 2018
  • November 7, 2018


New Graduate Assistant Orientation Online Blackboard Course

Students who have been newly assigned to be a graduate assistant after fall, 2017 must complete this course. This course must be completed between September 1 and October 31. Students will be notified with detailed information about this course.


New Graduate Student Online Orientation

Newly embarking on graduate studies is both exciting and challenging. New graduate students will be required to complete brief and informative online orientation program between September 1 and September 30. Students will be notified with detailed information about this program.

Words and Wellness RETREAT


March 12 - 16, 2018 Spring Mill State Park Lodge

Contact: Nicole Bailey, x2578

This retreat will feature 5 days of writing and editing consultations, research help, wellness activities, workshops, goal-setting, free writing, and bonfires. Students may request sponsorship from their departments to cover the retreat cost. Space is limited, so reserve today!

Sponsored by Student Success, with support from the Library and College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Published: Spring 2018


The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.