Your 1-Stop-Shop for Graduate Student Resources!

During the year, we will create our own TAMU-CC resource videos based on GROW workshops and popular requests. Until then, here are useful links to get you started!


Grant Proposals (or Give me the money!)

UNC Article

U.S. Department of Education - Grant information & applications

US Dept of Ed

Thesis &


TAMUCC Guide for Submitting your Dissertation Electronically TAMUCC Guide

TAMUCC library binding services

TAMUCC library

Presenting Qualitative Results with Dr. Marvarene Oliver


Framing Research Questions and Clarifying Theoretical Orientation and Design 



Academic Writing

Thorough video on academic writing (good for thesis/dissertation too!)


Purdue OWL (MLA, APA, general tips, & much more!)

Purdue OWL

APA Tutorial

GROW Youtube tutorial

APA Tutorial

Business Ettitquete

GROW Life PowerPoint

Powerpoint Presentation 

Presentation and Communication

Presentation & Communication

The 7 C's of Communication


Presentation skills Quiz & Tips to Improve


Improve Public Speaking & Presentation Skills & Confidence


Nonverbal Communication - importance of culture


Negotiation & Persuasion

TED Talks - The Art of Negotiation


21 Principles of Persuasion



TED Talks - 12 videos on leadership


Leadership Traits


8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership


TED Talks - 12 videos on leadership


Leadership Traits 

Air University

The Leadership Quarterly - An International Journal of Political, Social and Behavioral Science


The University of Texas - Leadership and Ethics Institute Leadership Resources Page

University of Texas

The Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge

Tips for Students: Leadership Qualities - Staying On Target


Resolutions For Leadership Development: Top 5 Questions

Harvard Business

Leadership: Current Theories, research, and Future Directions

Annual Reviews


8 Tips to Networking Without Being Fake


10 Simple Tips to Be a Professional Networking Superstar


Finding and Applying to Jobs
Finding & Applying to Jobs 15 Quick Tips that will Help you get Hired Fast About
Job Application tips - provides many links Snagajob
Finding & Applying for Federal Government Jobs Youtube
Tips for Veterans: Finding Civilian Jobs Robert Half
A Practical Guide to Finding International Jobs Go Overseas
CV, Resume, & Cover Letter help Resumes & Vitas Purdue OWL
5 Resume tips that will get you the Interview Youtube
6 Secrets to Writing a Great Cover Letter Forbes
Interviewing help How to Ace an Interview: 5 Tips from a Harvard Career Advisor Youtube
How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions The Muse
Preparing for Interviews Princteon
Business Etiquette

Business Etiquette

Email Etiquette for Professionals & Students


Negotiating Salary

37 Tips You Need to Know

The Muse

Social Media

5 Tips for Professionals Navigating Social Media

Huffington Post

College Professor as a Career

Postsecondary Teachers

Occupational Outlook Handbook

So You Want my Job: College Professor

Art of Manliness


Self-Promotion is Not Crucial (Unless you Want to get Ahead!)


Career Confusion

9 ways to figure out what you're "Meant" to do


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Applying for a 2018 NSF Graduate  Research Fellowship (GRF) PowerPoint Slides

Remember to always keep learning! Here are a few sites with FREE online courses to help you learn about anything and everything: MIT Open Courseware, Khan AcademyEdX, Coursera, OpenCulture, Open2Study, and many more!

Individual Development Plan
Individual Development Plan

A free and handy tool for PhD students in the STEM disciplines to explore scientific career paths, set up strategic goals (e.g. career advancement/skills development/project completion goals), and keep track of your progress with optional reminders.


A website providing free tools for doctoral and postdoctoral students in the disciplines of humanities and social sciences (e.g. communications, marketing, education) to succeed in their careers. This user-friendly website allows users to complete self-assessments, explore job options, and establish individual professional development plans.

Imagine PhD
General tips 3 Personal Development Goals Successful People Pursue Habitually Entrepreneur
Personal Development - links and variety of articles Art of Manliness
Emotional Intelligence: How Good Leaders Become Great Youtube
Marie Forleo videos - addresses a wealth of topics Youtube
Productivity The Science of Productivity Youtube
Personal Goal Setting MindTools
TOOL/APP: Lifetick Goal Setting Lifetick
20 Quick Tips for Better Time Management Lifehack
Mental Health Variety of topics: basics, facts, treatments, get help
Variety of topics: basics, facts, treatments, get help NAMI
Veterans Mental Health VA
Eating Disorders NEDA
Abuse Hotline Hotline
Alcohol & Drug abuse help


College students and Mental health

Gender Spectrum
GROW Stress Management Youtube
Eating Well Learn about nutrition, meal planning, & weight management; links & articles
A Guide to Eating Well PBS
Exercise Physical Activity: Basics, Resources, Data, Success Stories, & much more CDC
9 Free Resources for Exercises to do at Home The Simple Dollar
Teaching and Learning
Effective Strategies for Improving College Teaching and Learning     Union University
Teaching Center Washington University in St. Louis
College Teaching Tips College Teaching Tips

101 Things You Can Do in the First Three Weeks of Class

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Managing Misbehavior in the College Classroom

Cult of Pedagogy

Building a Learner Centered Syllabus


Writing Measurable Learning Outcomes


Important TAMU-CC Links

All campus phone numbers start with (361) 825 - XXXX. Listed below are the last 4 digits.

Contact List

Office (link leads to website)




College of Graduate Studies

x 2177

Faculty Center

Business Office

x 2600

Student Services Center, 1st Floor (Round Building)

Financial Aid

This Link (no email)

x 2338

Student Services Center, 1st Floor (Round Building)

Counseling Center


x 2703

Driftwood Building

Career Services

x 2628

University Center 304

Fitness/ Rec Sports


x 2454

Dugan Wellness Center

Center for Academic Student Achievement


x 5933

Glasscock Student Success Center

University Police


x 6002

Physical Plant (#23 on campus map)

Emergency # is 4444 and their non-emergency # is 4242.