The following collection of resources are for current graduate students at Cleveland State University. Other questions you have may be answered in the Graduate Catalog. If you have a question that is not found in the links below, you may forward your question to the College of Graduate Studies by contacting us at 216.687.9370.
- Downloadable Forms - Contains downloadable/printable version of forms needed by Graduate
Students or an Undergraduate taking graduate courses.
- Academic Regulations - Each student is responsible for meeting the curricular requirements and following the academic regulations of the college and university.
- Funding Sources - A list of possible funding sources, including Signature Graduate Assistantships.
- Graduate Program Offered - A list of graduate programs offered, 4+1, Master's, Doctoral, Certificates, and more.
- International Graduate Students - An international student is an individual who holds a visa while enrolled at Cleveland State University.
- Graduate and Teaching Assistantships - Graduate Assistantships are regarded as apprenticeships during which students become more effective members of their professions through formal instruction, interaction with faculty, research and administrative experiences.
- Thesis/Dissertation - Degree programs determine whether or not a thesis/dissertation is required for a graduate degree. A thesis/dissertation may take any of several forms, such as a scholarly essay, research report, or a creative artistic work.
- Writing Help for Graduate Students - The CSU Writing Center offers you two types of assistance: individualized tutoring and the resources outlined on the website.
- Requirements for Doctoral Student Participation in Graduation Ceremonies - Effective with Spring 2002 graduation, the following policies and procedures shall be instituted for all graduation ceremonies (both Fall and Spring Graduation).
- Graduation Procedures - All students are required to complete a graduation application well in advance of their projected graduation date. Students should consult their college advising offices before submitting their application.
- Non-Degree Graduate Students - Non-Degree status is designed for those who want to take graduate courses for professional growth and/or personal enrichment, or who wish to take a limited amount of course work to explore the possibility of later entering a graduate degree, certificate,
or licensure program.
- U-Pass - Cleveland State is pleased to support the popular U-Pass program. The U-Pass allows ALL MAIN CAMPUS students to ride free of charge on all Greater Cleveland RTA buses and rapid trains during a semester.