We're aware that Orientation—and starting your graduate degree—can sometimes be overwhelming. So, here you'll find a summary of some of the MANY resources at your disposal as an Emerson student. If you have additional questions once you review the list below, please email us at gradstudies [at] emerson.edu (gradstudies[at]emerson[dot]edu).

Key Resources


eCommon is Emerson’s portal of resources, services and links that you will use to manage important information, such as updating your contact information, setting up your Emerson email address, reviewing your course schedule, and more.

Course Listings

Look through our course listings, including course prerequisites and restrictions.


A partnership between the Office of Graduate Studies, the Career Development Center, and Alumni Relations, emersonNEXT is a unique program that fosters career exploration, planning and development in support of each of Emerson's graduate programs and students.

Students at the graduate level will engage with and learn from professionals and focus on topics relevant to career opportunities in their chosen fields and programs of study.

Throughout the academic year, emersonNEXT hosts events and programs geared towards networking, and connecting with alumni with a focus on the key areas:

  • The Graduate Experience and Professional Branding
  • Industry Insights and Career Education
  • Establishing a Career Community in and beyond Boston

Presented by the Office of Graduate Studies, the Career Development Center, and Alumni Relations.