Welcome to the Graduate Student Website
Our goal with this site is to make it easy for you to find the information you need in a timely and efficient manner. Take a few minutes to peruse the main items to your left. You will find information on courses and degree requirements, student resources, policies and procedures for each step of your degree and graduation as well as other helpful links! For more information or questions specific to your degree plan, please contact:
Rui Kuang: Director of Graduate Studies
Joe Nieszner: Senior Graduate Programs Coordinator - Computer Science PhD and Computer Science MS/MCS
Computer Science PhD students should work with Joe.
Allison Small: Graduate Programs Coordinator - Computer Science MS/MCS and Data Science MS/Certificate
Data Science MS and Certificate students should work with Allison.
Computer Science Master's level students can work with either Graduate Program Coordinators.
Current students can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Prospective students, please contact
Please also visit our admissions pages, which should be able to answer most of your questions.
Schedule an Appointment Online
Available to current university students: csgrad.appointments.umn.edu
Fall 2019 Drop-In Advising Hours (For current students only)
Effective September 9 - December 6, 2019 , Available for Graduate Students Currently Enrolled in a Computer Science or Data Science Graduate Program.
TUESDAYS: 1:30PM - 3:30PM
WEDNESDAYS 9:30PM - 11:30AM
THURSDAYS: 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Check in at the 4-192 front desk.
No drop-in advising hours available on the following dates: (There may be additional dates where drop-in advising is not available due to unforeseen circumstances. Please call our main office at 612-625-4002 prior to traveling in for drop-in advising.)
- October 15
- November 14
- November 21
- November 28
Useful hours, and phone numbers
Department of Computer Science and Engineering Office
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 am- 4:30 pm. Phone: (612) 625-4002
Graduate Admissions Office
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 am- 4:30 pm. Phone: (612) 625-3014
Graduate Student Services and Progress Office
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 am- 4:00pm. Phone: (612) 625-3490
Graduate Assistant Office
Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 am- 4:00pm. Phone: (612) 624-7070