Master of Environmental Studies

Welcome to MES!

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Congratulations - you've been admitted to our Fall 2015 cohort!  What happens next, you ask? Luckily, we have a step-by-step guide to help you prepare for your next few years at Evergreen!

MES Next Steps

  1. Celebrate with friends and family - you did it!
  2. If you are on Facebook, join the Fall 2015 Cohort Facebook group!
  3. Activate your MyEvergreen account so you can pay your $100 tuition deposit and set up your Evergreen email.
  4. Register to take any missing pre-requisites. Make sure to finish them before Fall quarter starts on September 28, 2015.
  5. Fill out the 2015-2016 FAFSA if you haven't done so already to receive $20,500+ in student loans.
  6. Start looking for jobs and internships. Subscribe to our jobs blog to get weekly emails in your inbox.
  7. Subscribe to the MESsages blog for regular MES stories.
  8. Set aside the afternoon/evening of September 22, 2015 for MES orientation (mandatory).
  9. As a final check, review the Important Dates for the Fall 2015 Cohort.
  10. Join us for the first day of gCORE as an official MES student on Tuesday, September 29, 2015!

Paying your $100 Tuition Deposit

You can pay your deposit online via MyEvergreen. To do so, you first need to activate your MyEvergreen account. Once activated, select Student Financial Services then follow these directions:

1.    Click on “Web Payment”  
2.    Click on “Make a payment” under “Current Balance Due” (found toward bottom of page)
3.    Choose “Tuition Deposit"
4.    Choose "Tuition Deposit for Graduate Studies”  
5.    Choose the correct quarter (Fall 2015) and click the "add to basket" button
6.    Click on the "pay now" button
7.    Pay by credit/debit card (2.75% service fee) or e-check.
If you run into glitches with MyEvergreen, call the Computer Center at 360-867-6231.  If you would prefer to pay in person or by mail, please refer to Evergreen's payment options page. Once you pay your tuition deposit, you will be added to the MES current student listserv.

Important Dates for Fall 2015 Cohort

September 15, 2015 Written documentation due for provisional admits (missing BA/BS)
September 22, 2015
Mandatory MES Orientation
September 28, 2015 First Day of Fall 2015 classes
October 15, 2015 Transcripts due for conditional admits (missing pre-reqs) and provisional admits (missing BA/BS)