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Drop-In & Get Connected

Summer and fall 2017 New Student Events

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.

Our drop-in new student help sessions provide guided assistance with enrollment tasks and the opportunity to speak with advisors and fellow new students. We hope you'll stop by at any time convenient for you during either the morning or afternoon hours.




Check-In Events Location and Parking:



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.


Public Transportation:

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


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

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 (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 (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.

Office/Delivery Address

Office of Graduate Services
College of Arts and Sciences
25 Park Place, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30303

Mailing Address

Office of Graduate Services
College of Arts and Sciences
P.O. Box 3993
Atlanta, GA 30302-3993


Phone: 404-413-5040
Fax: 404-413-5036

Office Hours

Walk-in Daily (Monday-Friday)
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.