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Student Affairs

Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs!

Contact the Office of Student Affairs

Student Affairs Internal Website (password protected)

Graduate education is both highly challenging and rewarding.  The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) encourages and supports student success by providing a variety of support services, programs, and activities to enhance the student experience and to assist students in meeting the many demands of their personal and academic life.

Some of the programs and services we offer and support include:

  • Orientation
  • Commencement
  • Student Handbook (3MB pdf)
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Disability Services
  • Housing and Resource Information
  • International Student Services
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Handbook
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Support Services

OSA is the primary resource on campus for students and serves as the main liaison between students and administration at HGSE. We are also the “go to” office for a wide range of information such as how to find information about housing or where to turn if you need academic support.

We are partners with students in the academic process, and we stand committed to student success.

HGSE lecturer Josephine Kim

HGSE lecturer Josephine Kim

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Senior Lecturer Joe Blatt

Senior Lecturer Joe Blatt

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Professor Jerry Murphy

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