Welcome to Graduate Study in the College of Arts and Sciences
We are thrilled to have you join us! Each fall and spring semester, the Office of Graduate Services will host registration activities, including our Drop-In Help Sessions.
This friendly service will introduce you to the online GSU student portal, PAWS. We will walk you through the process of:
- Activating your CampusID
- Setting up your student email
- Registering for classes
- Knowing your requirements for health insurance
- Understanding your tuition and fees
- Addressing any registration restrictions
- Submitting immunization records
- Tuesday, April 25, 2017 [10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.]
- Wednesday, May 17, 2017 [2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.]
- Tuesday, June 27, 2017 [10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.]
- Monday, July 17, 2017 [2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.]
All Drop-In Help Sessions will be held at:
Classroom South Building, Room 401
38 Peachtree Center Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
G Deck entrance is located at 52 Courtland St SE. It is available to GSU students, faculty, staff and visitors. Disability parking is available. Classroom South can be accessed from the 3rd floor of G Deck.
Visitor parking fee is $7.00 and payable by cash, debit, or credit card.
The Classroom South Building is a 7 minute walk from both the Five Points and Georgia State MARTA stations. For more information and schedules visit www.itsmarta.com.
Georgia State holds an annual university-wide orientation that offers new graduate students valuable preparatory information in the form of workshops, discussion forums, and a resource fair. Learn about policies, finances, health insurance, and other on/off campus services.
The university-wide orientation for Fall 2017 new graduate students will be held on August 9, 2017 at the Student Center. For more information, visit graduate.gsu.edu/orientation.
The Office of Graduate Services will host online information sessions for prospective students interested in learning more about our exciting programs within the College of Arts and Sciences. Advisors representing all departments will be at hand to answer your questions about the application process, admission requirements, the rigors of graduate school, living in Atlanta, and anything else!
Upcoming online information sessions via Slack.com (all times are Eastern Standard Time):
Tuesday, January 31, 12 pm – 2 pm
Monday, February 27, 1 pm – 3 pm
Friday, March 31, 2 pm – 4 pm
Tuesday, May 30, 2 pm – 4 pm
For international students ACCEPTED for Fall 2017 semester, we will host online sessions to provide assistance with enrollment tasks and practical information as you begin your relocation preparation. During these sessions, we will be joined by advisors from the International Student & Scholar’s Services Office to discuss:
· Why you should study at GSU;
· Pack your bags! How to prepare from your home country;
· Life at GSU and in Atlanta.
ACCEPTED International student sessions via Slack.com (all times are Eastern Standard Time):
Monday, June 26, 9 – 11 am
Friday, July 28, 9 – 11 am
Newly Admitted Students
Newly admitted students with questions may either contact the New Student Advisor or the appropriate Graduate Director.
New Student Advisor, Mariam Qureshi, is here to lend a helpful hand and see that your transition to graduate school runs smoothly.
The Graduate Director can provide information about degree requirements, course selection, and assistantship/fellowship opportunities.