Student Interest Groups (SIGs) are a vital part of the Evans School community, and initiate social and academic events for their fellow Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management students. Past events of Student Interest Groups included:

  • Weekend skiing trips to Canada, the Olympic Peninsula, and Snoqualmie Pass
  • Gatherings and getaway dinners at Seattle bars and restaurants
  • Panel discussions with political and economic leaders
  • Sporting events and outings
  • Annual talent shows, year-end boat cruises, and orientation barbecues

Our Student Interest Groups include:

Two students are also elected every year to represent the Evans School on the University of Washington Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). There are also a variety of events and organizations for Evans School students to take advantage of through the UW Student Activities Office.

For more information about Student Interest Groups, contact the Student Services office at or 206.543.4900.