Graduate Admission

Accepted Graduate Students

Congratulations! Go ahead and celebrate with your family and friends—your hard work has paid off. Now you are ready to figure out your next steps. Use this as a resource to put everything in order before you enroll at Emerson.

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Confirm Your Intention to Enroll

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Enrollment Deposits are due two weeks after your decision letter has been received, or by December 16 for Spring 2016 or May 1 for Fall 2016, whichever is later. To confirm your enrollment online, log into the Application Portal and submit your nonrefundable enrollment deposit by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or electronic check.

Deferral Request

Admitted students who need to request a deferral for a future term may do so by submitting a written request via email to the Office of Graduate Admission. Deferral requests are reviewed by committee and approval is not guaranteed. If a deferral is granted, students must submit a deposit within two weeks of being notified of the approved deferral in order to secure their space for a future term.

Withdrawal Request

If you do not intend to enroll at Emerson College, please email with your name, address, reason for not attending, and if attending another school, please indicate that choice.

Financial Aid

Through federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs, as well as a payment plan program and variety of educational loan options, we strive to help students manage the cost of a quality education. For information on how to apply or to learn more about the financial aid process, please visit our Financial Services page.

Registration and Important Dates


Graduate Program Directors will contact students with specific instructions for registration via email. If you have not heard anything from your Graduate Program Director four weeks before the start of the semester, please let us know by contacting your admission counselor or by sending an email to

Submit Your Official Final Transcript

Before matriculation to Emerson College, an official final college transcript is required which includes the degree, degree date, GPA and a seal/stamp with signature. The transcript or diploma must be an original, e-transcript or pdf directly from the school/vendor. An original may be received from the student in a sealed envelope stamped as “official” from the granting institution. We accept international credit evaluations indicating the college degree, GPA, degree date and major. CSDCAS final transcript and degree information is also considered official. You cannot register for classes until we receive this transcript. The College reserves the right to rescind admission if a final transcript is not received. Please send official final transcripts to:

Emerson College Graduate Admission Processing Center
PO Box 870
Randolph, MA 02368-0870

If you are using a mailing or shipping service that does not allow for delivery to a PO Box, you may use our alternate mailing address of Emerson College Graduate Admission, 120 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116.

Communication Disorders Pre-requisites

Entering students who did not major in Communications Disorders as an undergraduate need to complete six preparatory courses prior to matriculating in our master’s program. If you have not already completed your prerequisite coursework and wish to enroll in any (or all) of the courses this summer, you can do so through Emerson’s Professional Studies and Special Programs department. Review more information on these requirements »


You will receive an invitation via email about Orientation when dates and locations have been confirmed. Attendance is mandatory according to our New Graduate Student Arrival Policy. In the meantime, schedules and additional information about the events will be posted as they become available.

Student IDs

A designated time will be available during Orientation to obtain your student identification card. If you're not able to get your student ID at this time, please visit the Emerson ID card office in the Little Building, 80 Boylston Street.

Health Forms

Complete your health forms here »

All incoming students will be required to register and log into the secure online Student Health Portal (OSH) to complete a medical history, submit immunization records, and complete a Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Questionnaire. To get started, download the Immunization Verification Form and bring it to your health care provider to complete, sign and date. You will need this information to enter the dates online. The verification form is also required to accompany your submission. Detailed instructions for submitting health forms through the portal are available online.

Academic Calendar

You can use our Academic Calendar to plan for Orientation, start of classes, bills and other important dates.

Graduate Catalogue

A wealth of information and the answers to many questions can be found in the Graduate Catalogue.

Visa and I-20 Form Information for International Students

To issue your Form I-20, we will need additional documents. View more information and download forms »


We provide several ways for you to get in touch with current students, faculty, Admission staff, and other members of the Emerson community.

Schedule a Campus Visit

If you didn't have a chance to visit campus, we'd be happy to arrange a visit and personalized tour for your program. Please sign up here »


A number of our admitted students have joined the Emerson College Graduate Accepted Students Facebook group. With more and more students connecting online before they enroll, it is a great resource to meet your future classmates, ask current Emerson students questions, and find your future roommate.

Off-Campus Student Services

Take time to connect with the folks at our Off-Campus Student Services center. They can be a great resource for people who are new to the city of Boston. They have information about housing, roommate matching, public transportation passes, and more. International Students are strongly encouraged to review the International section before making plans to move to Boston.