Graduate Coordinator's Toolbox

WebAdmit Application Review Process A step-by-step review process for programs using the 4th Quadrant in WebAdmit (Fall 2019 application cycle).
Electronic Decision Form

The Electronic Decision Form contains the same information as the hard copy you currently receive (complete with supporting documents), all of which can be viewed from any location with internet access.


Graduate Coordinator's Handbook A quick reference guide to university policies and procedures, and the role of the graduate coordinator. Print copies are available in the Office of Graduate Studies.
Graduate Program Information List List of all graduate programs and Cal State Apply application deadlines Department Contacts
Graduate Student Orientation Presentation An overview of the steps for completing graduate school.

GPA Requirement for Graduate Admissions Upon completion of their graduate application through CSU Apply, each student’s file is reviewed for GPA eligibility.
WRGC Writing Requirement: A Waiver of University Regulations may still be utilized for students admitted before the implementation of the new WRGC requirement (fall 2016). Students admitted after the implementation of the WRGC are required to complete the WRGC before being classified or advanced to candidacy. Starting winter 2017, the Office of the Registrar is to be directly notified and provided with the information of each student who has completed the WRGC.

Faculty Senate & Graduate Council The Faculty Senate is responsible for representing the university faculty, and addresses campus policies, including graduate education. The Graduate Council is responsible for development and review of all policies and procedures pertaining to graduate programs. Council recommendations are forwarded to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for consideration.

California Code of Regulations Title V

The Master's Degree

Admission to Graduate Standing

Academic Probation and Disqualification

CSU Executive Orders and Coded Memos Chancellor's Office executive orders and coded memos pertaining to graduate programs

Actions to Support Graduate Education in the CSU

Cal State Apply Application Guide A guide for students on how to complete the CSU Apply application.


Instructional tutorials, tips, and cheat sheets for using Peoplesoft and managing data.

This new query will provide the following information for newgraduate applicants;

  • Student information (ID Name, Last Name, Gender, and Ethnicity)
  • Application information (Application Number, Admit Term, College, Academic Program, and Academic Plan)
  • Enrollment Status (Admit Type, Program Action, and Enrollment Status)
  • Other related information (Ext GPA and Institution Origin)

Graduate and postbaccalaureate applicants may apply for a degree, a credential or a certificate. Depending on their objective, applicants may be accepted in one of the following categories.