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Applications & Registration Info

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Application and ESSENTIAL registration INFORMATION

Please be sure to carefully review all components of registration.

Our seminars offer graduate credit for students enrolled at participating institutions. Full participation in the seminar is expected of all students, regardless of credit status.

Cross-registration and credit arrangements vary by institution. Students should consult with the GCWS Program Manager and their academic advisors about registration.

Upcoming courses

Registration process overview:

  1. Fill out and submit your application.

  2. Await confirmed GCWS course acceptance prior to registration or cross-registration.

  3. Review and/or complete any necessary cross-registration procedures.

  4. Review all GCWS Academic Policies.

  5. Upon approval, and if required, fill out and submit your GCWS Student Registration form.

  6. Review the information for GCWS Admitted Students.


Each GCWS seminar is limited to 20. Graduate students at participating institutions are eligible to apply. Doctoral students receive priority; masters students and advanced undergraduates may be admitted if space permits and require an email or statement of support by their advisor.  Auditors will only be admitted with the special permission of all of the faculty for the course.

Application for all GCWS courses

If you wish to apply for multiple courses, please submit an application for each course individually.

Applications received after the deadlines will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the seminar is filled. All students will be notified, by email, of the status of their application within a week of the application deadlines.

2018-2019 COURSE Application deadlines:

  • Fall Courses application deadline: August 18, 2019

  • Spring Courses application deadline: January 5, 2020