MSPM in the KNOW: April 26, 2016

Top 3 for 26 Apr

1 – Resources and Student Engagement

Last four days to apply for free seats in PMIWDC’s PMP Prep Course! 

As earlier announced, the MSPM program is pleased to offer three free registrations to the Spring 2016 PMP Prep Course. The course dates are 4-5 June and 11-12 June, two consecutive weekends. Sessions are from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Course valued at $995. If interested, submit the following to by 5 p.m. EST on 29 April 2016:

  • Name, GWid, and Contact Info
  • PMI Membership Number and Chapter Affiliation
  • 300 Word Statement as to Why You Should Receive Free Registration

Pentagon Federal Credit Union is hiring IT Project Manager. Check the MSPM resources page for more information.

Sign up for Barrel Oak Winery Night!  This is a great time to network and enjoy the scenery at Delaplane, VA. The event was well recommended by MSPM Capstone students from last year. This event is open to all students.

When: Wednesday, May 11th
Time: 5:30PM – 9:30PM
Where: Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, VA
Register HERE

2- Registration and GW Billing

Questions about registration? Schedule an advising session with your adviser, Agnes Socrates via and include your GWid.

Reminder, the last day for summer registration is Friday, May 13. Register now for Summer 2016 to secure your seat and to fulfill your elective requirement.  You may view the full list of courses offered in the summer here.

Fall 2016 registration is ongoing. The last day to register without a penalty is August 28. View the registration schedule here for more information.

Questions about GW Billing? Contact Student Accounts Office to confirm your balance, if any. It appears that GW issued duplicate billing statements from 2015 to students on Sunday, 4/24. Please direct your questions to Student Accounts. The MSPM program does not send billing statements to students.

3 – Commencement

Reminder to graduating students, all current, 2016 on-campus students must retrieve their guest tickets in person no later than Wednesday, April 27. To view where and how to pick up your tickets,  please see details here. Graduating students must complete the mandatory online graduation survey and present a copy of your email confirmation to claim your commencement tickets.

2015 graduates and all 2016 distance students, you must request your tickets via this link no later than Wednesday, April 27th.  Any ticket requests made after this date are not guaranteed. Visit:

Do you need extra tickets? Complete a request for extra tickets for the GWUSB Commencement celebration  here and for the National Mall Commencement celebration via this link.  If extra tickets are made available, you will receive an email notification from University Events after Friday, April 29, 2016.

Master’s regalia can be purchased from the GW Campus Store from Wednesday, May 11, through graduation day.