Orientation Info


Congratulations on your admission to Sacramento State!

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (for Master’s and Doctoral Degree Students)

  • Contact the Office of Graduate Studies to register for New Graduate Student Orientation.  Please bring your Sac State ID to check-in on the day of orientation.  
  • August 28, 2018 (Location: Redwood Room, University Union)
    Session 1: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
    Session 2: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • September 19, 2018 (Location: Redwood Room, University Union)
    Session 1: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • View New Student Orientation Powerpoint (PDF)

Please Note: These orientations are for Master's Degree students only.

During the orientation, the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) will review important information for Master’s degree seeking students such as:

  • Writing Placement for Graduates requirement;
  • Classification;
  • Advancement to Candidacy;
  • Petition for Exceptions;
  • Academic Standing;
  • Grade Appeals;
  • Important deadlines;
  • Grants/fellowship; and more. Master’s degree seeking students. 

If you have any question(s), please call the Office of Graduate Studies at (916) 278-6470 between the hours of 9am – 3pm (Monday – Friday).