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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.

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. 


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

  • 11% Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 6% Black
  • 1% Hispanic
  • 1% Native American/Alaskan Native
  • 38% White
  • 17% Unknown/Other
  • 27% Non-Resident Foreign Students

Among GTU Ph.D Students 2019-20

Students' Stage in Program

  • 44% in Course Work
  • 11% in Comprehensive Exams
  • 12% Post Exams
  • 34% In Dissertation

GTU Welcome Reception

The GTU Dean’s Office cordially invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community, new and returning MA and PhD students, faculty, and staff to a virtual GTU Welcome Reception. Please join us online in celebration of the new academic year!

Interim Dean Dr. Elizabeth Peña will present a brief...

Online Event

Biblical Exegesis Workshop

Learn to use library resources for biblical exegesis

Online Event

Resources for Out of State Students (or just out of the Bay Area)

Are you away from the Bay Area?

Online Event
9:00am to 9:30am