Syracuse University


Ben Ware

  Ben Ware

Dean's Message

News and Events


  • Friday, September 19, 3:30-5:00pm in Grant Auditorium, White Hall- FPP Kickoff: Speaker: Chancellor Kent Syverud. REGISTER HERE
  • Monday, September 22, 6:30-8:00pm in 010 Eggers Hall- A New York Academy of Sciences Webinar:“What Every International Graduate Student and Postdoc Should Know About U.S. Employment” Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at, shares the potent job search system used by many international students and postdocs to find U.S. employment. H-1B's are won in ways you likely don't expect. Food will be provided! Click here to register.
  • Tuesday, September 23, 4:00-5:30pm in Noble Room, Hendricks Chapel (next to People's Place)- First-ever meeting of “35+”, a student group specifically for graduate students ages 35 and up. The inaugural gathering will be a chance to meet graduate students from other departments, socialize, and discuss how “35+” can best help us meet the challenges we face.  Susan Pasco from the Counseling Center, who has a good understanding of the challenges we face as “older” graduate students, will be helping to facilitate our discussions. Coffee and refreshments provided thanks to GSO support. Register here
  • Wednesday, September 24, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) seminar series: Fundamentals of Instructional Design with Prof. Tiffany Koszalka. This seminar will explore how incorporation of instructional design principles into instruction can help enhance success in reaching expected learning outcomes. Click here to register.
  • Thursday, September 25, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series:How to Thrive in Graduate School with Dr. Gina Lee-Glauser. Dr. Lee-Glauser provides an overview of the norms and expectations of graduate school in the U.S., including coursework and the classroom environment, conducting research independently and as part of a research group, how to choose and interact with an advisor, building your network, expanding your skill set, and more. Bring your questions and concerns! Light refreshments provided. Click here to register.   
  • Friday, September 26, 4:00-7:00pm in Watson Theater, Watson Hall- International Graduate Student Orientation for late arrivals
  • Friday, September 26, 3:00-5:00pm in 107 Hall of Languages-The Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation Department, in the School of Education, is honored to have visiting scholar Gila Kurtz (PhD) from The College for Academic Studies, Israel, engage us in conversation about her research in distance and mobile learning. View Flyer.
  • Saturday, September 27, 8:30am-1:00pm in various campus locations- Leadership and Culture program for international students with Martha Garcia-Murillo
  • Tuesday, September 30, 5:00-6:15pm in 001 Life Sciences Building- CUT seminar series: Universal Design for Learning: Praxical Applications with Dr. Diane Wiener. Praxis, the coalescence of theory with practice, is both an underscoring concept and the key objective of this workshop. Participants will engage with shared and course-specific opportunities to take inventory of their teaching approaches, as well as to apply Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in highly practical ways. Click here to register.

Newsletters and other Information

The Graduate School


The Graduate School offers over 200 degree programs among its 10 schools and colleges and awards approximately 1,600 Master's degrees each year. Since its founding in 1870, the Graduate School has been a leader in quality graduate education among its peers in higher education.

Programs of the Graduate School

TAOP 2009 8-18 bench-420x315.jpg

The Graduate School provides a year-round program of activities designed to enrich the educational programs and professional development of graduate students at Syracuse University. For more infromation on our various programs go to

View Graduate School Programs Calendar


New Graduate Students

From accepting your admission to making housing arrangements, the New Student Checklist will guide you in preparing for your arrival in Syracuse.

Graduate School Contacts

Graduate School Dean’s office: 443-2543

207 Bowne Hall, Syracuse NY, 13244-1200

Graduate Application Inquiries: 443-4492

212 Bowne Hall, Syracuse NY, 13244-1200

Graduate Awards: 443-1701

212 Bowne Hall, Syracuse NY, 13244-1200

Future Professoriate Program/Teaching Assistant Program/

English Language Proficiency Services: 443-1856

220 Bowne Hall, Syracuse NY, 13244-1200


Graduate Funding Opportunities

  • Funding Options: Fellowships, Assistantships, Scholarships for new or current students
  • IIE Announces Graduate Fellowships for Study in China- Beginning in August, graduate students enrolled in U.S. universities can apply through the Institute of International Education for support to conduct doctoral research at one of 15 prestigious universities in China under the Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship of the Confucius China Studies Program.  The fellowships are one component of an array of scholarships and fellowships offered by Hanban, which is a public institution affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education. IIE has been selected to manage the recruitment and review of fellowship applications for students from U.S. universities. Learn More  For details on eligibility and the application process, visit
  • What is a Fulbright U.S. Student Grant?
    The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for English Teaching Assistantships. During their grants, Fulbrighters will meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country, sharing daily experiences. Through engagement in the community, the individual will interact with their hosts on a one-to-one basis in an atmosphere of openness, academic integrity, and intellectual freedom, thereby promoting mutual understanding.
    Many graduate students apply for the Fulbright Study/Research grant to support thesis or dissertation research. Please note that only US citizens (excluding permanent residents) are eligible for the Fulbright US Student Program.  Grant specifications vary by country; more information can be found on the Fulbright website:

    How do I apply?
    If you are a full-time enrolled SU student, you must apply through the SU Fulbright process, led by Prof. Susan Wadley and Ms. Judith O’Rourke. The application process begins in April and the SU deadline is September 15th of each year. Information sessions are held each April and writing workshops focused on applications essay drafts are held in the first weeks of the fall semester. We will announce the dates of the April application workshops soon.
    You’ll find the SU session information here:
  • Currently enrolled graduate students can learn about special opportunities at the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising website: