Welcome to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. Here you will find information to help you succeed. If you are new, have a look at the New Students section. We also have information on finishing your thesis, awards, important dates and graduate news.

In-Person Services:

FGPA offers in-person service from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. We continue to encourage students to contact our office via phone or email to allow us to review inquiries thoroughly and respond or redirect to the most appropriate office. Forms and policies should be accessed on the FGPA Resources Page. Please visit our COVID FAQs for Grad Students for the latest COVID information.


Carleton360 is a customizable, virtual university hub that makes staying informed easy. Prospective students use it to apply!
Current students have access to Carleton Central, cMail and Brightspace through 360’s single sign on.

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Awards and Funding

Carleton offers a variety of funding opportunities to our students.

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Professional Development

Support as you navigate grad school and beyond.

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Thesis Requirements

Thesis and E-Thesis guides and checklists

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Academic Dates

Important academic dates & deadlines.

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Grad News

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