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The Evening College is a program of Alumni Lifelong Education, a division of the Michigan State University Alumni Association. Evening College provides a wide variety of noncredit personal enrichment courses for alumni and friends of MSU and community members in the Lansing area and surrounding regions. All adults are welcome-you do not have to be affiliated with MSU to participate in Evening College courses. Michigan State University Alumni Association members receive Evening College course discounts.
There are no grades, transcripts, credits or examinations. In a few courses, textbooks are recommended. Evening College courses are designed for men and women who desire timely, interesting, and challenging learning experiences at the university level and of university quality.
Registration will begin August 22 and continues throughout the semester for Fall 2012 Evening College noncredit courses.
For Evening College noncredit courses, you may register by any of the following methods.
Online: Register online.
Walk-in: Evening College offices are located within the MSU Alumni Association on the third floor of the Stadium Tower (attached to the west side of Spartan Stadium.) Take the elevators to the third floor and check in with the receptionist.
Mail: Print out the registration form and mail to MSU Alumni Association attn Evening College, University Advancement - MSU Alumni Association - Spartan Way - 535 Chestnut Road, Room 300, East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: Call us at (517) 355-4562.
Evening College will mail registration confirmations to all enrolled students.
Register in advance to prevent cancellation of courses due to insufficient enrollment. If cancellations are made, registrants will be notified in most cases by phone 3 days prior to the start date. In these cases either a full refund of fees paid will be made or credit will be given toward the registration of another course during the same semester.
Enrollment in noncredit personal enrichment Evening College courses does not constitute admission to Michigan State University.
Textbooks, when recommended for Evening College courses are available at the International Center bookstore on campus and in East Lansing bookstores.
Parking is available on campus for adult Evening College enrollees in areas reserved for campus visitors. Between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, visitors may park at metered parking spaces or in gate-controlled lots. Visitors may also purchase* a Visitor Parking Permit from the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety. Please visit MSU's website at www.maps.msu.edu/interactive for assistance in finding MSU campus buildings and visitor parking. Those attending courses at Kellogg Center may park in the Kellogg ramp. On evenings and weekends, when events are not being held at Breslin or Munn Arenas, the lot next to and behind Jenison Fieldhouse is available at no charge.
*A campus parking discount is offered to paid members of the MSU Alumni Association in selected parking lots. Your current up-to-date membership card must be shown to the parking attendant to receive a 50% discount in select commuter lots Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Discount rates do not apply for any special or athletic events. Designated lots are: Lot 79 on Shaw Lane, south side of Spartan Stadium; Lot 62W on Red Cedar road, north side of Spartan Stadium; Wharton Center (Ramp 3) on Wilson Road next to the Wharton Center; and Lot 100 on Service Road near the Clinical Center.
Course fees for noncredit courses are published in this brochure. You must register with the Evening College office and pay for courses before attending.
Special Course Fees
Michigan State University Alumni Association Members with up-to-date paid memberships are entitled to Evening College discounts. Annual members will receive a $5 discount on face to face Evening College courses. Life members will receive a $10 discount on face to face Evening College courses. You must provide your membership card ID number and expiration date at the time of registration to be eligible for the member discounts on Evening College courses. Single Annual memberships cost $45 per year. Single Life memberships cost $700. If you would like to become a member of the MSU Alumni Association, please call (877) 678-2586. Membership in the MSU Alumni Association is open to MSU graduates, alumni, friends and community members.
Cancellations and Refunds
Vacancies created by cancellations are difficult to fill even when there are wait-lists. For this reason, we must have cancellation fees to offset the cost of an unfilled place in the course. All cancellations will be charged a $15 cancellation fee.
Cancellation requests must be received three days prior to the first day of class in order to receive a refund. Your requests for refunds should be made directly to the Evening College Office, Michigan State University Alumni Association, between 8 a.m. and 12 noon or 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. (Phone: 517-355-4562) Monday-Friday.
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