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Ben Ware

  Ben Ware

Dean's Message

News and Events


  • Friday, October 3, 12:00-1:30pm in 202 Hall of Languages- TA Program Series: Teaching in the STEM Disciplines: Good Questions and Student Thinking with Dr. Sharon Dotger & Erica Layow. Teaching assistants in STEM fields require a unique set of skills to understand how their students think, interpret and apply content. This session, applicable for new and returning TAs, will assist in building this skill set by exploring how to listen to student thinking and engage them in thinking critically. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the GSO. To RSVP, please email Shawn Loner at
  • Friday, October 3, 2:00-4:00pm in 347 Hinds Hall-NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Essay-Writing Workshop I: Current and former NSF scholars, faculty, and staff will attend this session. (co-sponsored with Office of Research and CFSA). View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here:
  • Wednesday, October 8, 12:45-1:45pm in 3rd floor Tolley Humanities Building- SU Humanities Center Library Series: HUMGRAD Workshop: Writing with Scrivener
  • Wednesday, October 8, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- CUT seminar series: Facilitating Classroom Discussionpresented by John Tilotson
  • Thursday, October 9, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series: Avoiding Plagiarism presented by Rebecca Howard
  • Thursday, October 9, 6:00-8:30pm in Maxwell Auditorium- NYAS webinar: Granstmanship for Graduate Students and Postdocs
  • Wednesday, October 15 & Thursday, October 16- 14th Annual SyracuseCoE Symposium- Advanced Building Systems: Integrating Efficiency, Quality and Resilience. Visit for more details.
  • Friday, October 10, 12:00-1:30pm in 214 Hall of Languages- TA Program Series: Freedom Fighters: Joining the Rank & File of Higher Education. With the recent drawdowns of military troops and recent changes to Veterans education benefits Syracuse University has seen a rise in the number of student veterans pursuing higher education following their discharge from the military.  Student Veterans have proven to provide great contributions to the classroom and to the workforce.  Creating a Veteran friendly classroom and campus can assist Veterans in succeeding in their education goals and at the same time provide a more well-rounded learning experience for their classmates.  This session will consider the new opportunities and experiences that veterans bring, as well as the new challenges for TAs and instructors. Lunch will be provided courtesy of the GSO. To RSVP, please email Shawn Loner at

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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

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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: