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Professional and continuing education

UW Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) offers evening, weekend, and online degree programs and certificates. Courses are developed in partnership with regional leaders to provide access to important contacts and industry expertise.

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Student guide

UW Online provides resources and information for prospective and current students in UW online programs, including the following online graduate engineering programs:

Online Learning

To accommodate working professionals and those who live outside the Seattle area, the above online degree programs offer high-quality live-streaming and recordings of classroom-based courses via the lecture capture platform Panopto. Students receive the identical content (i.e., lectures, assignments, exams, and evaluation) as peers in the respective on-campus courses, accessed through the Canvas course site. Please visit the Panopto Courses page for detailed information. If you need help accessing your Panopto course recordings, contact PCE Support Staff.

How to Register

As a matriculated student in a fee-based degree program administered by UW Professional & Continuing Education (PCE), you will register for your courses online via the MyUW portal. Payment is due on the third Friday of the quarter. Please visit the How to Register and Payment Procedures pages for detailed instructions.

As a graduate nonmatriculated (GNM) student, you do not register online via the MyUW portal. Please visit the Register as a GNM Student page for detailed instructions.

In case of questions, contact UW PCE Registration Services at or (206) 543-2310.


Registration Services
phone: (206) 543-2310
fax: (206) 685.9359

Online Learning Support Staff

Technical Support for general technical issues:
phone: (206) 221-1393

If you need help accessing course recordings, please contact our support staff.

Program Administrator

General questions about online logistics:
Cheryl Kumma
phone: (206) 685-6402
fax: (206) 616-9704


Contact your department's graduate academic adviser (AA, ME or AMATH) for assistance with your specific course plan development.