Welcome to Graduate Study in the College of Arts & 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
G Deck entrance is located at 52 Courtland St SE. It is available to GSU students, faculty, staff and visitors. Disability parking is available. Visitor parking fee is $7.00 and payable by cash, debit, or credit card.
25 Park Place is a short walk from Five Points, Peachtree Center, 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 domestic prospective students, applicants, and newly admitted students in the College of Arts & 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 for domestic students via Slack.com (all times are Eastern Standard Time):
Tuesday, October 17, 11 am - 1 pm
Tuesday, October 31, 11 am - 1 pm
Monday, November 13, 2 – 4 pm
Tuesday, November 28, 11 am – 1 pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2 – 4 pm
For international prospective students, applicants, and newly admitted students , we will host online sessions to answer your questions about the application process and admission requirements as well as 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.
Upcoming online information sessions for international students via Slack.com (all times are Eastern Standard Time):
Wednesday, November 8, 9 - 11 am
Wednesday, November 29, 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.