Division of Graduate Studies

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Congratulations on your SFSU admission!


In order to secure your spot in your program for this semester, you must do the following:


1. Accept Admission offer
If you plan to attend SFSU, you MUST accept your offer of admission as soon as possible. Go to: https://www.sfsu.edu/online/appstat.htm and click on "Check Application Status".


For more information on "Accept Admission offer", Go to: http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/reg/ITRfaq.html


Once you accept Admission offer, you will be able to set up a SFSU email account pay fees and register for classes on-line. We will send important information to you through this email account, including priority registration dates. You will not be able to register until you complete the on-line "Accept Admission offer" process.


2. Clear any holds on your registration

All students must clear registration holds before they can register for classes. You will need to clear Immunization, Health Insurance and Financial holds before you can register for classes.


Immunization: SFSU requires ALL newly admitted students to submit immunization records for Measles, Mumps and Rubella. You should FAX, mail or submit proof of immunization in person directly to the Registrar's office. To obtain the Registrar's immunization form, go to: http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/forms/regforms/mmr.pdf


Health Insurance: All international students are required to have health insurance while studying at SFSU. Proof of insurance must be submitted directly to the Student Health Services office. Visit the SHS website for more details: http://www.sfsu.edu/~shs/ click on "Health Insurance".


3. Pay fees and Register for classes:

For information on registering for classes and paying fees, go to: https://www.sfsu.edu/online/login.htm click on "Registration Time".


4. New International Student Orientation and Events:

(Orientation Schedule)


5. Submit pending transcripts:

You must submit any outstanding official academic documents (mark sheets, bachelor's degree certificates, final academic record, official TOEFL or IELTS test scores) to the Division of Graduate Studies. Failure to submit these documents will result in a hold placed on your record and you will not be allowed to register for your second semester. You can determine what outstanding documents the Division of Graduate Studies requires by logging into your MYSFSU account. Go to: https://www.sfsu.edu/online/login.htm.


Links To SFSU Campus Services


Student Health Services http://www.sfsu.edu/~shs/

University Housing Office http://www.sfsu.edu/~housing/

Office of International Programs http://www.sfsu.edu/~oip/

Registrar's Office http://www.sfsu.edu/~admisrec/reg/reg.html

Bursar's Office http://www.sfsu.edu/~bursar/

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