The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences would like to extend a special welcome to all of our new matriculating students. Please review the checklist below, which is separated into items that need to be addressed prior to the start of classes and items that can be addressed afterwards. Please note that you must confirm your intention to enroll before addressing the items on this checklist. 

The Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak has created deep anxiety and concern throughout our global Brandeis community. As we live through these unprecedented times, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is committed to supporting all students. We welcome you to reach out to us at if you have questions or concerns. We recommend that international students visit our International Student and Scholars Office FAQ page to learn about how the university is supporting international students during the crisis. 

Prior to the Start of Classes

Campus-specific Resources