For New & Current Students

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Our staff can offer you services that will support you through your academic journey here. Our office provides orientations, student organization support, grants, professional development, degree auditing, commencement planning, and more. Our front office is in 108 Student Services, feel free to contact us if you have questions. As you begin your graduate school journey, we encourage you to review the Graduate Student White Paper on Advising and Mentoring.

 

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Getting Started for New Students

This section can help you get your feet wet as an incoming graduate student. We are excited to have you here at Colorado State University and hope that you have a productive, healthy, and happy journey. With over 1700 master’s degrees and 220 doctoral degrees awarded last year, we hope you too will find success at CSU. Go Rams!

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Onward!

A great place to start is our guide: Steps After Admission, where you can find information about your admissions, view your student record, and set up your Electronic ID (EID). You will be registering for classes and reviewing your student record through the RAMWeb portal. If you have questions about Graduate School polices, visit our policies & procedures pages for more information. We also encourage you to review the Graduate Student Task Force White Paper on Advising and Mentoring.

International Students, the Office of International Programs website has many resources available and processes around your visa documentation.

Please attend our  New Student Orientation Session before you begin classes. It is open to new students looking for campus resources and services. Usually there are a few snacks and it’s a great place to ask questions, and start networking with your fellow students.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find forms, it is due today. Hop over to the Forms page for paperwork and instructions.

Maybe the form is not due today? View our  Deadline Dates  page for deadlines.

Where can I find Graduate School Policies? Visit our Policy and Procedures page.

I’m graduating, finally! What do I need for commencement?  Congratulations, check out our commencement page for details about the event.

I heard about a health insurance contribution, what is that about and when can I expect to see a refund? Please visit our health insurance resource page for details about your refund.


Graduate Student Resources

As a CSU graduate student, you are part of the legacy that started in Fort Collins in 1870. This a land-grant institution and Carnegie Research University, known for its exceptional research and community. We hope you can continue to contribute to CSU with your great minds. Please let us know if we can help support you and your studies.

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Moving Forward!

You’re here, what do you need to do to get your degree? Check out our Completing Your Degree pages for a detailed look at what courses you need to take, who should serve on your committee, and if you’re writing a thesis. Other places that might interest a go-getter like you – Graduate School Policies, Forms page, the Graduate Student Task Force White Paper on Advising and Mentoring and Thesis & Dissertation resources.

Our financial aid pages might help you find opportunities and clarify questions you might have around assistantship, health contribution requirements, residency, and more.

If you’re nearing the end of your journey here at CSU, check out our Commencement pages. Time to celebrate your achievements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find forms, it is due today. Hop over to the Forms page for paperwork and instructions.

Maybe the form is not due today? View our  Deadline Dates  page for deadlines.

Where can I find Graduate School Policies? Visit our Policy and Procedures page.

I’m graduating, finally! What do I need for commencement?  Congratulations, check out our commencement page for details about the event.

I heard about a health insurance contribution, what is that about and when can I expect to see a refund? Please visit our health insurance resource page for details about your refund.


Professional Development & Research

Graduate School aims to provide valuable tools to help you in your academic and professional career. Visit our professional development pages for events, campus organizations, and other tools to get you started on your career path.

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Professional Development Resource Page


Graduate Student Satisfaction Survey

The 2017 Graduate School Student Satisfaction Survey was designed to assess graduate students’ perceptions related to satisfaction with various aspects of their academic and co-curricular experiences and to inform new initiatives by identifying areas for improvement.

Visit our Graduate School Student Satisfaction Survey page for an Executive Summary that presents a broad overview of survey findings, a report with detailed results based on statistical analyses of quantitative and qualitative results of the survey, and a PowerPoint presentation that also summarizes key findings from the survey.

Graduate School Student Satisfaction Survey Page

 

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