On behalf of the Division of Graduate Studies at San Francisco State University, I wish to express our sincere support during these trying times. Please take care of yourself and one another.
The Division of Graduate Studies is operating at full capacity and the entire team is here to support you through any potential partial closure of campus.
The Division of Graduate Studies has enacted a virtual plan that will allow for service continuity of admission, advising and progress to graduation from now until April 6, 2020 with the possibility of extension. You can also leave a voice mail message at 415.338.2234. Voicemails and emails will be answered within one business day.
Please be assured that we are working to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on your graduate experience. Check our website regularly for updates on remote delivery of services. University updates are found at https://news.sfsu.edu/coronavirus
The Division of Graduate Studies and graduate programs continue to accept and review applications for graduate study and make admissions decisions without interruption for the Fall 2020 semester.
Graduate Studies team is available by email to assist you with the admissions process.
- Updates on application status
- Questions about transcript requirements
- General admission advising
- Application deadlines
GradStop and Advising
Zoom Drop-In Hours
Days & Time: Monday-Friday, 10:00AM - 11:00AM and 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Zoom link: https://sfsu.zoom.us/j/706066284
Graduate Studies Advising
- Graduate program information and admission requirements
- Minimum GPA requirement questions
- Application Advising: resume, personal statements, and letters of recommendation
- Academic probation and disqualification questions/procedures
- Continuing student residency reclassification or general residency information
Zoom Drop-In Hours
Days & Time: Monday-Friday, 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Zoom link: https://sfsu.zoom.us/j/483640840
Current graduate student seeking advising are encouraged to reach out to their Graduate Student Specialists by email.
We are temporarily accepting signed and scanned forms via email; however, to maintain document integrity, all scanned and signed forms must be submitted to the Division of Graduate Studies by your department’s Graduate Coordinator or Department Chair. Forms emailed by students will not be accepted.
Advancement to Candidacy
ATCs, ATC substitutions, Waiver forms, and Graduate petitions, scanned and emailed directly from faculty or department representatives to Graduate Student Specialist. Students may mail forms with original wet signatures to:
Division of Graduate Studies
1600 Holloway Avenue Administration Building, Room 250
San Francisco, CA 94132
Proposal for Culminating Experience
Graduate Studies will temporarily accept by email signed and scanned Proposals for Culminating Experience forms (PCEs) that are sent directly from your department’s Graduate Coordinator or Department Chair. The Graduate Coordinator or Department Chair will submit the final signed and scanned form to the Division of Graduate Studies. Before sending your PCE to your committee chair, please save your PCE as a PDF with your name and ID number in the portrait layout (not horizontal). Your email form submissions should be in standard PDF format, CamScanner PDFs or Photographs of ATC or PCE forms are unreadable will not be accepted.
For Certificates and SF State Scholar program related questions may contact Khaled Ezzat at firstname.lastname@example.org