For Faculty & Staff

The leaders of our community

Thank you for supporting our students

Whether you’re a new faculty or staff hire or you’ve been part of the CSU family for years, you belong to a community of ambitious individuals. Students are counting on your knowledge and experience to prepare them for careers that tackle global challenges. Your commitment and dedication to CSU helps our graduate students thrive. Please feel free to contact us with questions.


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Admissions & Recruitment Resources

Students all over the world seek out CSU for its research, faculty, and community. View our resources for recruiting and retaining the best group of students possible.


The admissions process can be challenging for students and staff. Below are a few resources to help you understand the steps and help you get in touch with the right people.

Visit Faculty & Staff Admissions Resource Page

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find some answers about the English Proficiency requirements for prospective international students? Visit our English Proficiency requirements page for additional information.

Where can I find information about CSU’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)? CSU’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)

Where can I direct my student to find the form that they need? Forms and information can be accessed through our forms page.

What do I need to include a petition for my student? Visit our Petitions page for information about when a petition is required and what information is needed.

Where can my student find information about commencement, regalia, etc.Students, faculty, and visitors are welcome to review our Commencement pages for event details. Faculty are officially invited by the Graduate School Dean.

Do you have quick instructions on hooding my graduating Ph.D. student? Instructions are available for hooding your Ph.D. student and if any of your students have regalia questions, feel free to visit our regalia section.


Policies and Forms

Please feel free to reach out to us with questions. Our front office is in 108 Student Services, feel free to send us an email.

Policies & Procedures Forms

Advising & Mentoring Resources

With 4,000 resident- instruction graduate students and 2,000 online students, it takes the whole community to ensure student success.  A view resources to policies and procedures, university credit requirements, and petition requirements. When you’re ready to celebrate with students, find out what you’ll need for commencement ceremonies and providing career and post-doctoral opportunities. We also invite you to visit the Graduate Center for Inclusive Mentoring.


With a growing population of graduate students, it’s a challenge get everything completed. Hopefully we can help you.

Visit Advising & Mentoring Resource Page

Diversity & Access Resources

GCIM aims to propel graduate student success by better cultivating mentor-mentee relationships between CSU faculty and graduate students. You may also want to visit our Grant funding tips page to help attract a more students to join your department.


Graduate Center for Inclusive Mentoring