Information for Admitted Students


Program Orientation 

The MSA program orientation is scheduled for Monday, August 20th from 9:00am-1:30pm in the Bowen Thompson Student Union.  This is a required event for all new MSA students.

Graduate Student Orientation 

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO)  – Please plan to attend GSO which will be held August 20th-24th.  For information about the GSO Program, please visit the website.  

International Student Information 

International Student Orientation – This program is required for all new international students.  If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Office of International Student Services at or call 419-372-2247.


BGSU E-Mail 

It is very important that you are regularly checking your BGSU email as this is the official means of electronic communication between the university and students.  For questions, regarding your BGSU Account, Information Technology Services is the office that can best assist. 

Information Technology Services 


Tuition Fees 

Detailed tuition and fee information is available from the Bursar’s Office. You will also find information on payment plans and due dates. If you have questions on tuition, fees, or payment options, please contact the Bursar’s Office directly.

You may also want to use the online Graduate Calculate to help you plan for your educational expenses.

Bursars Office 


Campus Jobs & Assistantships

If you are interested in pursuing an assistantship opportunity, these position are posted on the Graduate College website.  Be sure to check this site regularly for updates  

If you are interested in finding a job on campus, I would encourage you to visit Student Employment Services. Please note, you are unable to utilize WorkNet until you are a registered BGSU student.

Graduate Assistantships

Student Employment 



Information on available property rentals is available through Off-Campus Student Services.




As a cohort program, we will take care of your course registration.  You will receive an email notification before we complete your registration with detailed information, and then once the process is completed, a confirmation message will be sent to you.  Registration will be completed in mid-July.


Academic Calendar & Important Dates

To assist you in planning for a successful year, please review this information available from the Office of Registration & Records to ensure you are aware of important dates and holidays. 




If you have questions at any time, please contact your Program Director by email ( or by phone (419-372-7671).  We welcome the opportunity to assist you in preparing to join the MSA graduate community at BGSU and look forward to working with you in the upcoming academic year!