Fall 2020 Virtual Graduate & Professional Schools Fair

About the Event

When: November 4, 2020 and November 5, 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Via Zoom

Every year representatives from various graduate and professional schools participate in the fair sponsored by the Educational Opportunity Program. Due to campus closure in response to COVID-19, the Grad Fair will be brought to you virtually this year. Students are able to meet with representatives from private and public institutions nationwide. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about postgraduate opportunities, admissions procedures, and financing graduate education. The event is free for all current CSULB students.

Information for Students

Preparing for Graduate School?

Attend the Virtual Graduate and Professional Schools Fair

Whether you plan to apply to Grad School now or in a few years, getting a head start on the process is the best way to research your options. 

The Virtual Graduate and Professional Schools Fair offers you the opportunity to meet with representatives from private and public institutions nationwide.  This event will help you explore your postgraduate options, gather information, learn about the admissions process, and financing graduate education. 

How does it work?  

The Grad Fair will be hosting 50 schools, 25 schools Wednesday, November 4, 2020 and 25 schools Thursday, November 5, 2020. The list of graduate and professional schools attending will be posted soon.  Upon registering you will receive the list of schools attending, schedule/times, and Zoom links.  Each school will have two hours assigned; one hour will be an Information Session and the second hour will be one-on-one drop-ins. During drop-in hour students will have the opportunity to ask questions directly to school recruiters. The fair is open to all CSULB students.   

Registration is required to obtain participating school schedule/times and Zoom links

Prior to the fair, be sure to:

  • Attend the Pre-Graduate School Week Workshops
  • Research graduate schools of interest by reading their descriptions and visiting their websites.
  • Be prepare to ask questions to representatives (Sample Questions - PDF)
  • Prepare questions for schools of interest based on your research.
  • Review the list of schools participating (Grad Fair Attendees - PDF)
  • Register Now 

General Information for Representatives

California State University, Long Beach Annual Virtual Graduate and Professional Schools Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 and Thursday, November 5, 2020 via Zoom. CSULB student population is over 35,000 students. This virtual fair is a great opportunity for recruiters to meet highly qualified and diverse students interested in graduate and professional studies.

Important Registration and Payment Instructions

Registration is now closed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

We accept payment by credit card only. Once you complete your registration information, please complete the online credit card process by clicking on the “Pay Now” button under Payment Information. If you do not pay with credit card at the time you register, you will be require to re-register. If you have any questions please contact Event Coordinator, Lorena Romero at CSULB-EOP-Gradfair@csulb.edu.

Registration: $200

Registration fee includes:

  • One-hour group Information Session about your program(s) by video, audio and chat communication with students via Zoom.
  • One-on-one 10-minute sessions with students interested in additional information for an additional hour.
  • Up to 4 recruiters/representatives can participate in scheduled group and one-on-one sessions.
  • Share program information and documentation with students ahead of time.
  • Your program(s) and school information will be advertised on the EOP website and on our schools’ student event platform BeachSync.

Deadline to register is Friday, October 9, 2020 or once spots are filled.

Please note space is limited and registrations will be received on a first-come, first-served basis. All payments must be received by October 9, 2020 to secure your spot.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation request must be received by email no later than Friday, October 19, 2020. No refunds will be given after October 19, 2020. Please email cancellations to CSULB-EOP-Gradfair@csulb.edu

We look forward to seeing you at this event. If you have any questions, please contact the Event Coordinator, Lorena Romero at CSULB-EOP-Gradfair@csulb.edu.


Graduate Schools Information Week

Virtual Graduate Student Panel

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30PM
Register: Zoom Registration
Hosted by McNair and EOP

Writing the Statement of Purpose, Part I

Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Time: 1:00pm -2:30pm
Register: Online Registration

Demystifying the GRE

Date: Tuesday, October 27,2020
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Register: Online Registration

Writing the Statement of Purpose, Part II

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Register: Online Registration

Funding Your Graduate Studies

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Register: Online Registration