Evergreen is teaching and learning remotely for Spring 2020. Information is available for students, including how to access financial aid and other services. See more about COVID-19 adaptation for all members of our community.

Students at The Evergreen State College Serve as Essential Workers During Pandemic

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Evergreen students are well-known for pursuing their own paths to their degrees and for their commitment to service. This spring quarter, many students are taking a complete load of credits while holding full-time jobs deemed essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oscar Lira climbs cell towers for a living. A veteran who retired from the Army last year, Lira maintains critical infrastructure needed to operate radios, antennas and communications systems used by first responders and law enforcement.

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Evergreen Gets Federal Funds to Students; Starts Local Pop-Up Food Bank

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Last week, The Evergreen State College distributed $1.1 million in federal funds to students. Eligible students automatically received between $500 to $750 to cover expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, basic needs and child care.

These funds came from the $2-trillion, federally funded Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The aid went to approximately 1,675 graduate and undergraduate students at the college, and distributions will continue as more students are determined eligible.

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Planning for Fall 2020

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Dear Students, Friends and Families,

The COVID-19 virus has disrupted our work, our lives and our community. 

Nevertheless, in the middle of much uncertainty, I am so grateful for the way our students have engaged, adapted, and continued exploring and learning. 

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Federal Aid Arrives, Remote for Summer

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Dear Campus Community, 

As we begin to close out Week 4, I want to share some recent decisions and good news.

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Evergreen Plans Virtual Graduation

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The Evergreen State College will be hosting a virtual commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 on Friday, June 12 at 1:00 p.m., the college announced today. 

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