Get registered for upcoming quarters in the MPA program. Get information about late registration, or find out how to register as a non-matriculated student.

Online registration for admitted and current students for Spring Quarter will open on March 8, 2021. Check your My Evergreen account for your specific time ticket, if you are an admitted student.

Spring 2021

Monday March 29, is the first day of Spring Quarter 2021.

  • Eight credits is a full-time course load in the MPA program.
  • MPA students may register for a maximum of 12 credits without the MPA Director's approval.
  • Students in the Tribal Governance concentration register for 10 credits in Fall Quarter.
  • Look for course offerings on the MPA Catalog page.
  • Look for course syllabi on the MPA Course Syllabi page.
MPA students participating in class

MPA students of the “Doing Democratic Public Administration” program take part in their evening lecture.

Tuition Payment

Tuition for courses for which you are registered is due by Friday at the end of the first week of the quarter: Friday, Apr. 2 at 4 pm.

Registered students who do not pay for courses by this deadline will be charged a late payment fee of $50. After 30 days of nonpayment, interest charges will be added at 1% per month.

Late Registration

Paper registration (PDF) is required for late registration.

Late registration is permitted Mar. 29 - Apr. 2 with approval from your instructor or MPA staff. MPA staff may request a waiver of the $50 late registration fee, from Registration and Records.

Starting Apr. 5, registration requires submission of a Registration Form with instructor approval, a petition to the Registrar, and a $100 late fee.

Non-Admitted Graduate and Undergraduate Students (Special Students)

Students who have not yet been admitted to the MPA program and are interested in trying it out, may register for open MPA electives and concentrations or be added to the wait list for full MPA electives with instructor permission, beginning March 15, 2021 as a "Special Student." Registration information for Washington State Employees interested in using an Employee Waiver can be found here.

Non-admitted students who already have a bachelor's degree may take MPA electives for graduate credit. You may take up to 8 MPA elective credits per quarter. If you decide to apply to our program, up to 12 credits total taken before the Fall of admission will count toward your MPA.

Beginning March 15th, 2021:

To obtain a course syllabus, contact the instructor at the contact information provided for the specific course in the MPA catalog. Some syllabi will be posted on the MPA course syllabus page.

If you have further questions about MPA Special Student (Non-Admitted) Registration, please contact Dhara Katz, MPA Program Assistant.

Phone: (360) 867-5939