Office of Student and Academic Services

The Office of Student and Academic Services (OSAS) is overseen by the Senior Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Academic Affairs and functions as the primary student contact for activities and information concerning:

  • program requirements,
  • status of applications to GSE,
  • academic affairs (dissertation guidelines, adding/dropping courses),
  • student life concerns (accessibility, discrimination, harassment),
  • financial aid,
  • graduation requirements and dates,
  • appeals (applications, grades), and
  • student grievances.









Tuesday 11/19/2019 RIISA: Equity through Empowerment cancelled
Wednesday 11/20/2019 Purchase College Grad School Expo Purchase College, State University of New York, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Friday 11/22/2019 Rutgers Gifted Education Conference Rutgers Continuing Education Center at the Atrium, 300 Atrium Dr. Somerset, NJ 08873 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday 12/03/2019 RIISA: Equity Leadership Network Meetings TBD
Wednesday 12/04/2019 11th Annual Spec Ed Math Conference TBD
Friday 12/06/2019 Center for Great Expectations The College of New Jersey/Brower Student Center, 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing, NJ 08628 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tuesday 12/10/2019 RIISA: Empowering Cultures of Voice and Advocacy TBD
Wednesday 12/11/2019 CLD: Colleen Cruz. Unstoppable Writing Teach Busch Student Center 9:00 AM-2:00 PM


Teacher Certification and Endorsement Programs

OSAS is also the source for information about teacher certification and endorsement programs in a variety of subject areas. The GSE’s teacher certification programs cover areas such as:

  • early childhood,
  • elementary education,
  • English/English as a Second Language (ESL),
  • foreign language,
  • mathematics,
  • science,
  • social studies, and
  • special education.

National Accreditation

The Graduate School of Education’s Teacher Education and Educational Administration Programs are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) for a period of five years, 2009-2014. You can view both program case summaries at the TEAC website,

To view the GSE’s Title II summary performance, please visit

Application Materials and Status

Initial application materials for GSE programs are obtained from the university’s Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, but application status and program questions should be directed to OSAS staff.

Here to Help

We try to publish as much information about the above topics as possible on this website, but if you have a question that is not covered or need further clarification, please email us, call us at 848-932-3232, or simply drop by our office for assistance.

Please accept our thanks and best wishes as you pursue your academic goals here at the GSE.