Application Checklist

Application Deadlines:

Fall semester only.

Priority deadline: January 10, 2025 (for Ph.D. students wishing to be considered for the University Fellows Program)
Extended deadline: March 10, 2025, for M.A. students in Spanish.

Your application will be considered once you have submitted all required documentation. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be automatically denied. Please submit all materials via the online Graduate Admissions Application.

Through the Graduate Admission Application, you will have the ability to upload the following documents:

  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Resume/CV
  • GA Position Intellectual Biography
  • One set of either unofficial or official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Note: International Students
  • English translation of all official foreign transcripts and Diploma
  • TOEFL scores

Ready to Apply?

Graduate Admissions Application

Once your application has been uploaded, you may check the status of your application at any time by logging in to this account and opening this application. Please do not call the department regarding the status of your application. You will be notified via mail once a decision has been reached.

If you have specific questions, please contact the Program Coordinator in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese by sending an email to

Here are additional links with helpful information: