Tools and resources for graduate advisors.

Starting January 27, the College of Graduate Studies will be closed for in-person and phone services every Friday until further notice.

Graduate Advisor Resources

Here is the current list of programs and advisors and directors.

Graduate Studies is pleased to work with you to serve the graduate student body! Our mission is to provide professional, accurate, and timely services to graduate students, faculty, and the university community. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or would like to schedule a training session. 

It is very important to activate your account as soon as possible. You can follow the 3-step process on page 2 of the handbook. This account is where you will approve graduate student petitions or how to submit petitions on behalf of a student.

Grad Advisor E-Forms User Guide

This is the degree evaluation tool. The evaluation will help you track student requirements toward graduation.

Grad Advisor Degree Evaluation User Guide

During the admission cycle, students will submit supplemental documents to this site. The admissions committee in your department will be able to review material required for admission by your program.

Interfolio Guide

This handbook provides a broad overview of Graduate Studies processes and procedures as related to graduate advisors.

Graduate Advisor Handbook

Here is the information shared with current graduate students about their Degree Completion Plan:

For all admission questions please contact the Graduate Admission office at

Here is the information shared with potential graduate students about program applications:

Here is information about the Council of Graduate Schools and the April 15 Resolution:


Partner campus doctoral faculty can cover SDSU basic tuition, non-resident tuition, and/or mandatory fees. The form is initiated by the partner campus faculty and routed through the SDSU co-director, the SDSU College of Graduate Studies, the SDSU Student Account Services (SAS). SAS will invoice the partner campus accordingly.

SDSU faculty can sponsor a graduate student’s SDSU basic tuition, non-resident tuition, and/or mandatory fees using SDSU Research Foundation (SDSURF) funds.

Fee Authorization Form

SDSU faculty can sponsor a graduate student’s health insurance with SDSURF funds. Please visit the GSHIP Authorization Request.

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