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Updates in Response to COVID-19

The Office of Graduate Studies is operating both on campus and from remote locations.

Return To Campus & COVID-19 Information for Students

Please visit the Student Affiars webpage for more information.

Return To Campus & COVID-19 Information for Students

New Applicant: Who to Contact

The application process has 2-3 steps depending on the program you're applying to.

Detailed information can be found on our Application Information and Procedures page and Applicants with Foreign Documents page.

  1. Everyone must fill out the CalStateApply application.
    • For questions about this, please contact us via telephone or email.
  2. All applicants must have the most current transcripts on file with The Office of Graduate Studies from every Univeristy they've attended.
    • If you attended Sac State as an Undergrad and have not taken any coursework elsewhere since, we do not need a copy of your transcripts (since they're already on file from your time as an Undergrad).
    • Transcripts must be received by the Office of Graduate Studies by the deadline date.
    • E-transcripts are preferred. Have official transcripts sent from the university directly to gradtranscripts@csus.edu
    • If you have questions about transcripts, please contact us via Zoom.
  3. If the program you are applying to requires supplemental application materials (e.g. Statement of Purpose, Writing Sample), please look for the specific information on the program’s webpage.