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COVID-19 Updates

The Office of Graduate Studies is operating from remote locations in compliance with recommendations related to COVID-19 from the California State University system and the Office of the Sacramento State President.

Contact Us

Please communicate with us:

  • via Zoom video conferencing,
  • connecting to Zoom via phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 and using Meeting ID: 998 112 826
  • If you are unable to utilize the verbal zoom line, there is a chat option, accessible through the same link above. Simply login, do not connect computer audio, and our staff will message you via the chat.

Staff will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

New Student Orientation

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

New student orientation (for Master’s and Doctoral Degree Students):

During the orientation, the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) reviews important information such as:


  • 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

  • via Zoom video conferencing,
  • connecting to Zoom via phone at 1 (669) 900-6833 and using Meeting ID: 998 112 826
  • If you are unable to utilize the verbal zoom line, there is a chat option, accessible through the same link above. Simply login, do not connect computer audio, and our staff will message you via the chat.

between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday).

Information regarding the Zoom details for New Student Orientation will be sent directly to students.

Session # 1 2 3
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020 Saturday, July 18, 2020 Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time: 4pm - 5:30pm 9:30am - 11am 4pm - 5:30pm
Location: via Zoom (info will be sent) via Zoom (info will be sent) via Zoom (info will be sent)

Format Workshops

The Office of Graduate Studies cordially invites you to attend our Thesis Format Workshop. The workshop is designed to help students with the formatting of the thesis, projects and the submission of graduate filing documents.

For more information or to register you may contact the Office of Graduate Studies on our Zoom line.

Students are required to attend a minimum of one workshop. Please RSVP 24 hours in advance. Give your full legal or preferred name (as it appears on your academic records), the session you wish to attend, and your email address for a Zoom invitation.

  • Fall Dates TBA