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Clark Atlanta University students enjoy a vibrant campus life that is shaped by meaningful connections, unique experiences and a more than 150-year legacy of cultivating lifted lives of success.

We are a diverse, academic community with students, faculty, and staff from across the nation and the world, living and learning on a historic campus in a great, international city of innovation.

Graduate Programs

Vision Statement:

Graduate Programs, in collaboration with graduate academic programs, will improve and enhance student recruitment, retention, and graduation by providing educational services and support to develop graduates who will serve society and be recognized for excellence in global engagement and intellectual contributions.

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First Steps to CAU -
  • Accept Your Offer
  • Apply for student Loans
  • Award Profile
  • Attend Open House
  • Campus Tour
  • Meal Plan Options
  • Apply Residence

Early June

The Essentials -
  • Course Enrollment
  • Pick PantherCard
  • Activate E-mail Address
  • Join Social media page
  • Reminder Apply for Residence
  • Secure Housing arrangement

June - July

Course Enrolment -
  • Course Selection Workshop
  • Explore Course Option
  • Create Weekly Class Schedule
  • Check Enrolment Start Time
  • Enrolment FAQ
  • Financial Planning

Early Aug

One-Month Countdown -
  • Pay your fees
  • Deferring Fees
  • Register for Orientation
  • Purchase a parking permit
  • Review your Health and Dental Plan
  • Financial Planning


Preparing for Class -
  • Register for PantherSafe Alert
  • Download Office 365, free of charge
  • Log on to Canvas
  • Collect your course syllabus
  • Purchase your textbooks and course materials
  • Learn your class locations
  • Review the Current Students webpage