The Graduate School at the University at Albany

Per Governor Cuomo’s March 16, 2020 Updated Statewide COVID-19 Guidance, the Graduate School will be providing services virtually.


Reach us during Virtual Office Hours at, Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm Eastern Time (ET).

Email us anytime at or call 518-442-3980 for general inquiries.

For specific inquiries, please contact the appropriate staff member.

On July 10- 13 there is a scheduled outage of some core University systems including MyUAlbany, transcript requests, and e-pay. Our application for admission will be available, but we will be unable to interface applications with our Student Information System. All processes and requests will be updated when the University systems come back online.

The Graduate School may not be able assist you with questions/issues during this time, but will respond as soon as possible! For more information please visit the ITS website at:


  Request Information
  Complete our Inquiry Form to receive program information


 Step by Step Guide to Applying
  View a step by step guide to applying for graduate study


 International Applicants
  View information regarding international application instructions


 Apply Now!
  Click here to begin your graduate application to the University at Albany



Upcoming Information Sessions:

Please click on the program area of interest for specific dates and times.

Meet Us On the Road!

College of Arts and Sciences:

School of Business:

School of Criminal Justice

School of Education:           

College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences:

College of Public Affairs and Policy

School of Public Health

School of Social Welfare

Take a Virtual Tour of the Graduate School

Virtual Tour


Student Consumer Information

Nondiscrimination Notice

Give to The Graduate School
Click here to donate to The Graduate School. Choose "Click to view more options" and select "The Graduate School" under "Schools, Colleges & Departments".

Three Minute Thesis
Click here for more information.

iLearn Workshops - Offered through the University Libraries
Click here for dates and times of the available workshops offered.

New Schedule Planner
The Registrar's Office has launched a new schedule planning software for students. Click here for more details.

New Graduate Students
Download the Graduate Student Orientation Guide.