ESGP Spring Announcements

Spring term course registration opened Sunday, February 21, 2022 so you should now be able to register for courses. The term officially begins on March 28 and ends June 10. We welcome new and current ESGP student to please contact us if you have any questions or registration issues.

Please make sure to monitor your ONID email account for important information and announcements from OSU and ESGP. Email is our main form of communication with students. Watch for the ESGP newsletter that is emailed to students the beginning of each month. Take a moment to check out the ESGP Blog at, it includes various information including announcements, events and previous newsletters. If you have anything you would like to share, please send Josh an email to

Below is important information regarding ENSC course registration.

  • Please note that you will need an override in order to register for thesis credits, ENSC 503 or ENSC 603, reading and conference credits, ENSC 505 or ENSC 605, project credits, ENSC 506, and/or internship credits, ENSC 510.
    • When planning to register for one or more of these ENSC graduate courses, please send an email to with the course information (course number, CRN and term), your name, your OSU ID number, and the name of your major professor. Once an override has been issued, you will then be sent an email informing you that you are now able to register. 
  • The Environmental Joint Campus Conference (JCC) has been an annual event that helps bring together graduate students and faculty from three programs: the Environmental Sciences Program at Oregon State University, the Environmental Sciences and Management Program at Portland State University, and the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Oregon. The one-day conference creates an opportunity for graduate students and faculty from each of the three programs to present their diverse research interests to a larger community of environmental scholars The JCC will be hosted by PSU this spring term and the date is TBD. All students are welcome to attend the conference. Corvallis Campus ESGP students are expected to sign up just one time for ENSC 508 for one credit during their tenure as a graduate student and present a poster. We will provide you with details of the one day conference as soon as it is available. Ecampus students are not expected to attend any courses in person.

When or if you have completed the CITI Responsible Conduct for Research certificate to fulfill the ethics requirement, please send a copy of the certificate to (unless you’ve taken GRAD 520 or another ethics course).

If you will not be registering for classes during Fall, Winter or Spring terms, you will need to complete a Leave of Absence form, approved and signed by your major professor and the program director, and submitted to the Graduate School for approval. This will enable you to continue to be a student in good standing. Below is the link for the Leave of Absence form that is located on the Graduate School’s website.

You can also find the Oregon State University Academic Calendar that lists important term dates at the link below. It is recommended that you review the dates on the webpage.

The Environmental Sciences Graduate Program will be offering ESGP folks a chance to meet, connect, network, share, and ask questions via weekly informal ESGP Meetings via Zoom. The meeting is offered every Friday from 1:00 – 2:00p Pacific time (excluding holidays) and can be accessed at the Zoom link below. If you have a topic that you would like to discuss during the first 30 minutes of any Friday meeting, please go to the link below to add your information and background materials. Please also use the link to check for scheduled discussion dates and topics of interest.

Topic: ESGP weekly meeting

Time: Every week on Friday at 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system if you have not already downloaded it.


Link to Join Zoom Meeting with password
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