Most categories in the section relate to our degree programs. If you are a Non-Degree applicant please proceed to the bottom of this section for Non-Degree Special Student, Visiting Assistant in Research or Sackler/NSF Research (REU) questions and answers.
Questions in this category relate to the application process and topics associated with the process. For technical issues please refer to the category “Application Support Questions.”
The questions in this category relate to technical issues. If you cannot find your question please use the search function before contacting technical support.
Questions in this section relate to issues encountered during the payment process.
Please take time to read these issues before making payment for the application fee.
Decision Questions (10)
Questions and answers in this category relate to the process of communicating admissions decisions and responding to those decisions.
The questions in this section relate to email issues that may arise.
Questions in this sections relate to letters of recommendation.
- All Letters must be submitted by your provider online.
- There are no exceptions to this policy.
The questions in this section relate to standardized tests that are required as part of the application process. We urge you to review these questions and the answers to them.
Please note that the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences does not accept paper score reports for any Standardized Test.
Information in this section attempts to answer most questions applicants have or have had regarding transcripts - please review both the questions and answers as they may be very helpful to you.
All academic records uploaded to your must be in English or accompanied by a translation to English
We do not accept transcripts in any form sent via post or email during the initial application review process.
The questions and answers in this section relate to incoming students.
The questions and answers in this section relate only to Non-Degree applicants applying as Special Students (SS).
The questions and answers in this section relate only to Non-Degree applicants applying as Visiting Assistants in Research (VAR).
The questions and answers in this section relate only to Non-Degree applicants applying to the Sackler/NSF Research (REU) Program
This section provides instructions to applicants who could not find the answer/s to their question/s in any of our Frequently Asked Questions sections.