Student Resources

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Program Calendar   Student Handbook

If you are in need of the following actions, please contact the Political Science APO to discuss:

  • Pursuing an en-route master’s
  • Applying for MA
  • Transferring credit
  • Adding/dropping a course (after the last day to register for the spring/fall semester has passed)

Academic and Research Resources

Students have access to The Mina Rees Library at The Graduate Center as well as library facilities at each senior college, which maintain a wide selection of hard copy and electronic versions of science books and journals accessible to CUNY faculty and students.

GC Librarians also curate comprehensive research libguides for a variety of topics associated with doctoral and master's programs

View the Political Science Research Guide »

The Ph.D./M.A. Program in Political Science works closely with several Graduate Center-based research centers, three of which are directly associated with the program:

  • Center for Urban Research
  • Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
  • Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies

Learn more about our affiliated research centers and institutes »


Students applying for readmission to the Political Science program should consult the Graduate Center Registrar’s Readmissions information. All applications for readmission will be reviewed by the Political Science Program’s Admissions Committee.

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Fellowships and Grants

Additional Funding for Current Graduate Students

Students in the Political Science department may look for additional funding sources to attend conferences, complement GC fellowships, undertake dissertation research or to support additional years after the 5-year fellowship ends. Our funding guide includes resources for finding the right financial award for you and submitting a successful award application.

Review our funding guide

General Student Resources

Information and Downloads

These resources may be useful in planning and conducting your studies at the Graduate Center.

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