Welcome KSU Graduate Students

The Graduate College supports you from your first semester through your academic and professional journey until graduation. By choosing to attend Kennesaw State University, an R2 institution, you gain access to numerous opportunities to learn from our experienced faculty members, engage in industry-leading research in your field, and become the career leader you aspire to be.

New for Fall 2023, is the new graduate student lounge in the Academic Learning Center, room 3550. The lounge offers a serene environment for studying, group projects, brainstorming sessions, and workshops. With modern facilities and comfortable seating, this space caters to the diverse needs of graduate students, enhancing their learning journey. A current Talon Card is required for entry. 

(A new graduate student lounge is coming soon to Marietta Campus!)

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KSU Library

Mastering your graduate research process is a crucial part of your academic success. As a graduate student, you have unique resources available to make your research exciting and simplified. The KSU Library System gives graduate students special borrowing privileges, one-on-one research consultations, in-depth research guides, and more on both the Kennesaw and Marietta campuses. 

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Career Services

The Department of Career Planning and Development at Kennesaw State helps you navigate and succeed in your current and future career field. As a graduate student, you have access to essential services, workshops and programs, tools and resources that will help guide your professional decisions through graduation.  

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Office of National and International Scholarships and Fellowships

The ONISF helps KSU students and alumni pursue major national and international awards by providing information and support throughout the competitive application process.

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Commencement and Graduation

As you approach graduation with your graduate degree, stay informed of all the KSU commencement processes, important dates and times, and relevant graduation information. Find out when you should petition to graduate, RSVP to march in commencement, purchase your cap and gown, and so much more.

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