Current Graduate Students

 Click here for policy and procedure updates in response to the coronavirus crisis

Please contact your department or graduate advisor if you have any questions regarding your academic program. If you have any questions about university requirements or policies, please contact Graduate Studies at either [email protected] or (619) 594-5213.

Important Deadlines

Graduation and Dissertation Steps for Ph.D Students


Graduation and Dissertation Steps for Ed.D Students (Spring / Summer 2021 deadlines)

Graduation and Disseration Steps for Ed. D Students (Fall 2021 deadlines) - coming soon!


Graduation and Thesis Steps for Master's Students (Spring / Summer 2021 deadlines)

Graduation and Thesis Steps for Master's Students (Fall 2021 deadlines)


Summer 2021 Registration Deadlines Flyer

Fall 2021 Registration Deadlines Flyer for Master's Students


Visit this link for the latest Division of Research and Innovation (DRI) related coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and information.

  • Graduate Equity Fellowship applications are open! Submit yours by September 3rd.
  • Information about the Graduate Student Health Insurance Program (GSHIP) is now available! See this page for more information:
  • As part of a major security upgrade, all SDSU faculty, staff, and students are now required to enable Duo MFA (software for multifactor authentication).  After March 5, those who have not signed up for Duo will be unable to access Google G Suite, which includes Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, and other applications.  It's easy to turn on, and easy to use!   See this web site to enroll: operations-services/mfa
  • Graduate Studies is answering inquiries primarily by email ([email protected]) but phones will be answered during regular office hours. If our front desk staff are unable to answer, please leave a voicemail with your name, Red ID, question, and contact information.  We can return your call or answer by email based on your preference.