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Congratulations, Admitted Students!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the School of Graduate Studies at Clayton State University! To begin your graduate student experience, get to know these University resources and requirements:

Finish the Graduate Admissions Process


  1. Start Your New Student Checklist


    Use this checklist if you have been accepted as a graduate student.

    Start New Graduate Checklist


    Use this checklist if you were previously enrolled at Clayton State as a graduate and are continuing as a graduate.

    Start Returning/Readmit Checklist

  2. Complete New Student Orientation

    We are excited you are starting your graduate studies at Clayton State! New Student Orientation will help you get better acquainted with campus and prepare you for your first semester as a graduate student.

    Begin Graduate New Student Orientation

    Learn more about New Student Orientation on your New Student Checklist. If your program requires an additional Orientation meeting, your Program Director will reach out via your student email.

  3. Get Loch'd In

    Welcome to Laker Nation! You’ve completed the admissions process. Now, it’s your turn to map the blueprint to your success by becoming an informed and engaged member of the Laker Nation family.

    Learn more

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