Current Student Resources

The deans and staff are your resources throughout your program, often behind the scenes in concert with your faculty. We will assist you with building academic and professional skills as you accomplish required degree program milestones, with information about services and resources, as well as ideas for well-being and life balance issues, and more – from your first days to the completion of your degree.

Register and Enroll

Guidelines and nuances about registration, including calendars, course schedule, opportunities for cross-registration.

Academic Milestones

Handbooks and forms for progression though the program of study.

Professional Development

Workshops and co-curricular support for advancing skills to enter a profession.

Support Services

Online resources, students with a disability, campus safety, sexual assault and getting help, student complaints.

Student Complaints

Resources relating to student and non-student conduct at the GTU.

The Student Advisory Committee (SAC) consists of six doctoral students who advise administration and proactively advocate for student needs.

Learn more about the Student Advisory Committee

Students come from different backgrounds and so we invite students to build community by joining an existing group or create a new one.

Discover the student groups

Faculty Directory

The GTU has the largest theological faculty in the United States, including renowned experts with extensive knowledge of the world's major religions and expertise in major areas of interdisciplinary theological investigation.

GTU Commencement

The GTU Commencement occurs once a year, usually on the second Thursday in May, and is open to the public. You can find Statement of Intent forms here as well as general information. 

Housing

Most students live "off campus" in apartments and homes in Berkeley and neighboring communities. Several GTU member schools own apartment buildings and dormitories, both in Berkeley and elsewhere. 

Student Statistics

Diversity at the GTU

  • 8% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 7% Black
  • 0% Hispanic
  • 0% Native American/Alaskan Native
  • 30% White
  • 20% Unknown/Other
  • 35% Non-Resident Foreign Students

Among GTU Ph.D Students Fall 2023

Students' Stage in Program

  • 51% in Course Work
  • 24% in Comprehensive Exams
  • 24% in Dissertation
  • 7% on Leave

Among GTU PhD students in Fall 2023

Excommunicating Spinoza The Heretic

Please join us for screening of the documentary film Spinoza: Six Reasons for the Excommunication of the Philosopher (2022), followed by a discussion with UC Berkeley Philosophy professor Hannah Ginsborg and GTU Jewish Studies professor Sam Shonkoff. This program is part of the New Lehrhaus's five-...

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
5:00pm

Madrasa-Midrasha | Preparing for Sacred Seasons

Please join the GTU's Madrasa-Midrasha Program as we honor the messages of Passover, Ramadan, and Lent featuring Sam S.B. Shonkoff, Celene Ibrahim, and Arthur Holder.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
11:30am

Food as Sacred Text: Interreligious Rituals, Practices, & Culture - Reading of the Sacred Text Conference

What makes a text sacred? Each year the GTU Library examines a fresh insight.

 

 

Hybrid Event (GTU Dinner Board Room)
9:00am to 4:00pm