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Graduate Professional Studies is located within the Rabb School of Continuing Studies.

Local: (781) 736-8787
Email: gps@brandeis.edu

Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time

Mailing Address

Brandeis University
415 South Street, MS 084
Waltham, MA 02453-9110

For FedEx deliveries only, please use the following address:

Graduate Professional Studies
Brandeis University
480 Old South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

Electronic Mailing Address for Transcripts

Official e-transcripts may be submitted directly from an institution to gps@brandeis.edu.

Visiting Brandeis Graduate Professional Studies

Brandeis is located just off of the Massachusetts Turnpike and Route 128 (Int. 95), making automobile travel to and from the Greater Boston area easy. For directions to Brandeis University, Graduate Professional Studies, please click below.


GPS is located within the Rabb School of Continuing Studies building, which is situated in the gray building on Old South Street, across from the main entrance of Brandeis University. 

From the main entrance to Brandeis University campus:

Please head south on South Street towards Brandeis/Roberts MBTA Station. Make your first left onto Old South Street (One Way). Brandeis GPS is located in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies building. Please feel free to park in the driveway next to the building or on the street.

Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453-9110

Point of Contact by Topic

Please find below a list of responsibilities and the best point of contact for those responsibilities at Graduate Professional Studies. View full list of Brandeis GPS staff.

Student Services 

  • Online learning orientation course 
  • Deferring admissions
  • Transfer credit considerations
  • Student handbook
  • Advising for non-matriculated students

Shannon McCarthy
Director of Student Services

  • Course selection planning
  • Course registration
  • Course add/drop
  • Degree completion planning
  • Degree extensions
  • Graduation planning
  • Grievance procedures
  • Student ID cards
  • Student surveys
  • Online learning orientation course
  • Excused incomplete requests
  • Advising for non-matriculated students

Nicole Russo
Student Advisor

Paris Mansoor
Student Advisor

Admissions and Prospective Student Services

  • Course registration                                        
  • Financing options 
  • First-time registration
  • Admission/application counseling
  • Transfer credit considerations
Christie Barone
Associate Director of Admissions

Tuition and Payment Processing

  • Employer tuition payments
  • Refund status
  • Student account status             
  • Veterans’ affairs
  • Itemized statements
Ruth Rowell
Admissions and Student Accounts Coordinator

Community Services and Activities 

  • Brandeis Alumni Association


  • GPS Website                                                                                 

Christie Barone
Associate Director of Admissions

  • GPS social media
  • LinkedIn group for GPS                                               
Tanya Capawana
Marketing and Communications Specialist

  • Employer partnerships for tuition discounts
Kathryn Wight
Director of Partnership Engagement
  • Accessibility Support Services
Jaspreet Mahal
Accessibility Specialist for Graduate Students
  • Commencement Exercises
Alina Hicks
Executive Administrator for the Rabb School
  • Job search resources

For a list of other Brandeis offices and services available for GPS students, please visit our campus connections page.

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View upcoming events

View our events calendar for the latest list of upcoming online admissions chats, webinars and other opportunities to get to know GPS programs, faculty and staff.

Get Advice

Brandeis GPS is committed to giving you the support you need to succeed. From the moment you begin the application process to the day you graduate and beyond, our advising team is here to support you. Talk to an enrollment advisor today.

Online Learning

Learn more about our unique approach to online learning and what makes a Brandeis GPS education so engaging.