College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

The University of Saskatchewan's College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies (CGPS) is home to over 4,000 graduate students enrolled in over 180 graduate diplomas, thesis-based master's and doctoral degree programs and is home to over 240 postdoctoral scholars engaged in a diverse and intense research environment.

The CGPS is a campus service centre responsible for the collection, maintenance, and distribution of materials on graduate students. The College maintains graduate files and administer graduate applications, admissions, comprehensive examinations, thesis examinations, and doctoral/master’s defenses. CGPS is also responsible for some registrarial functions, graduate enrolment management, and administers graduate student funding including assistantships, external and internal scholarships, baseline fellowships, and Tri-Agency payments.

College mailing address:
College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Room 116 Thorvaldson Building, 110 Science Place 
Saskatoon, SK CANADA S7N 5C9

Telephone: +1 (306) 966-5751

Check on or complete an application

If you have already completed your application, you can log in to your account to view the status of your application and which documents have been received. 

  • Log in to your account to check your application status.

  • You will see your application status displayed under "My application" and you can verify which program-specific supplemental items and documents, including reference requests, have been satisfied by clicking "View" under "Action." As documentation is received by the university, the item will be updated in your application. 

Who you should contact

Questions about applications and programs?

At the University of Saskatchewan, each graduate program is administered by a department or academic unit. Most questions that prospective students have are program-specific and are best directed to the academic unit they intend to apply to. Use the tool below to find program graduate chairs and graduate administrators to ask your program-related questions.

Contact Graduate Chairs The Graduate Chair is responsible for providing information to, consultation with, and counseling of graduate students, and for admissions, awards, programs, and student program administration. Graduate Chairs can answer your questions about faculty supervisors, department scholarships, research statements, and the academic program.

Contact the Graduate Administrator The Graduate Administrator is usually a grad students’ go-to person. Grad Administrators are involved in every step of the students’ program lifecycle from application to convocation. They can answer your questions about deadlines, the status of your application, and your qualifications.

Enter a program name to find the Graduate Chair and/or Graduate Administrator for that program:


ex. Biology

Use the form to find the contact for your academic program.

Questions about scholarships and awards?

Email a CGPS Awards Officer for questions about:

  • Scholarships & Awards not handled by your department
  • Eligibility
  • Applications
  • Acceptance forms
  • NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR
  • Paperwork for payment

Find more information at https://grad.usask.ca/funding/international-scholarships.php for:

  • Students holding scholarships from outside the University of Saskatchewan
  • Students interested in being admitted under one of our partnership agreements

Contact your Department's Graduate Administrator for questions about:

  • Scholarships & Assistantships from Departments
  • Questions
  • Eligibility
  • Applications

Other questions?

CGPS website cgps.usask.ca  
General grad studies inquiries grad.studies@usask.ca 
Interdisciplinary graduate studies (prospective students) interd.applications@usask.ca
Interdisciplinary graduate studies (current students) interd.studies@usask.ca
International student general questions students.usask.ca/international/
USask pandemic updates & COVID-19 requirements covid19.usask.ca
Student Central students.usask.ca/student-central
Student Services students.usask.ca
The Grad Hub – USask grad student life cgps.usask.ca/onboarding
Transcript & document submissions grad.documents@usask.ca

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