Graduate Admissions

Welcome to Cleveland State University

Congratulations on your admission to Cleveland State University, recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S News & World Report. To help you get started with your graduate education, we have compiled a list of helpful resources and steps to aid in your transition as a graduate student. Use this guide to help familiarize yourself with the University as you prepare for your first day on campus.

Important Dates and deadlines Fall 2018  
Priority Registration Begins February 25, 2019
Open Enrollment Begins April 29, 2019
International Graduate Student Orientation TBD
Graduate Student Orientation TBD
First Saturday Class August 24, 2019
First Weekday Class August 26, 2019
Last Day to Join a Course Waitlist September 1, 2019
Last Day to Drop with Full Refund September 6, 2019
Last Day to Add (CampusNet Registration) September 1, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Classes November 1, 2019


Get Familiar with the Graduate Catalog

Locate your program in the College of Graduate Studies Catalog. Here you will find vital information on course/degree requirements and department guidelines.You will find that the catalog is a valuable resource when creating your course schedule.


Log In to CampusNET

Log in and familiarize yourself with CampusNET, our student information system. This portal will allow you to search and register for classes, view and pay your account balance and access your student email address. It is strongly recommended that you register for courses as soon as you can.



Locate and purchase your textbooks. Our online bookstore gives you the option of having them shipped to your address or stopping by the CSU Bookstore, located in the Student Center, and picking them up.


Famialiarize Yourself with our Campus

Get better acquainted with our campus. A $500-million architectural reboot has reinvigorated Cleveland State University’s 85-acre campus. Locate all of our on-campus dining options, map out where your classes are located, and familiarize yourself with our libraries and state-of-the-art Campus Recreation Center.


Submit Final Transcripts

All degree-seeking, licensure, and certificate students must submit a final official transcript with the bachelor’s degree posted before registering for their first semester as a graduate student. Transcripts should be mailed directly from the institution attended to the Office of Graduate Admissions, Cleveland State University, 2121 Euclid Avenue, PH 227, Cleveland, OH 44115. Students may hand-deliver transcripts to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Hand-delivered transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope as issued by the institution in order to be accepted as official.