Getting Started

Welcome to Marquette University and the Graduate School. We are excited you are here and ready to help you get started. Explore resources below.


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Admitted Students

Have you started setting up your Marquette University graduate student account? Follow the checklist on our Admitted Students page so you’re ready to succeed when you start!

Academic Calendar

Use the Marquette University Academic Calendar to view important academic deadlines for registration, withdrawal, session dates, exams, graduation, breaks, and academic submissions. Students are responsible for adhering to these deadlines.

Ignatian Discernment

Marquette University, as a Jesuit institution, is enriched by the tradition of Ignatian spirituality and discernment. Find out more about Ignatian discernment and how it shapes the important decisions you make in your life as a graduate student at Marquette University and beyond.

International Students

Welcome to Marquette University, your home away from home. From start to finish, we’re with you every step of the way so you feel supported. Visit our International Graduate Student Resources webpage to learn more.

Navigating campus

New to Marquette University’s campus? No problem! Use our campus map to find parking, campus dining, and building locations.


Information Technology Services (ITS)
Raynor Memorial Library, 1st Floor
(414) 288-7799

Prepare for your upcoming semester with these nine Technology To-Dos for New Students.

Need further support? Marquette University’s Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) assists students, faculty, and staff with technological services and needs. For a full list of IT Services, visit us here.

Contact the TechSquad for assistance:

  1. Self-service portal
  2. Phone: (414) 288-7799
  3. In-person: Raynor Library, First Floor
  4. Email:
  5. Outages: See IT Alerts or report outage


The Graduate School will be hosting a new student orientation, to welcome graduate students to Marquette University’s campus, introduce resources and services available to students, and discuss institutional and academic policies and procedures as it pertains to graduate student life.

If you are unable to attend in-person orientation, the Graduate School does offer an online, new student orientation in module format. The orientation modules can be completed through D2L, Marquette University's Learning Management System.

Teaching Assistantships (information for new TAs)

The Graduate School hosts a fall, Teaching Assistantship Orientation for all graduate students who have received a Graduate School Teaching Assistantship (TA) for the upcoming year. The orientation is required for all new TAs. Be sure to review the Graduate School Assistantship Handbook and Financial Aid Guidelines.