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Registration for courses occurs on Canvas, Indiana University’s online service center. After acceptance into the program, you’ll receive an e-mail with the time and date you can begin registering. Information about registration, including the steps you must take, will also be available on Canvas, the IU site where you’ll access your online courses.
Of course, if you prefer talking with a SPEA staff member to get oriented, then call or e-mail us.
After registering for classes, you will find out what textbooks you need through the course syllabi and/or faculty director. Information about textbooks will be posted on Canvas.
Online MPA students have the option of participating in the IU Bloomington and SPEA commencement ceremonies. You will be notified of the ceremonies through e-mail, mail, and/or Canvas. You may attend one or both of the ceremonies. If you do not participate, your diploma will be sent in the mail.
You should consult the faculty director for advising. The director will help you design a course schedule, approve your internship, and relay important information to you.
SPEA Records Office
Can’t find an answer to your question on course registration or degree requirements? The records office can help!
SPEA Career Development Office
Take advantage of all the ways SPEA can enhance your career.
SPEA Policies and Forms
Contact us for the Academic Exceptions Form and the Readings Contract, learn about academic dishonesty, course withdrawals, incompletes, and more.
Distance Learning Tips
Make the most out of your online student experience.
If you have special requirements, find out how IU can assist.