Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Graduate Studies in English

Newly Admitted Students

Welcome to the Newly Admitted Students portion of our website. We will try over the summer to answer frequently asked questions and keep you up to date on any new developments. In May you will receive a letter from us regarding orientation, your teaching assignment (if applicable), your advising conference, and other relevant information.

First to let you know the Fall 2014 schedule. A required Academic Orientation to Graduate Studies in English, Writing Studies, and Creative Writing, will be held on Friday, August 15. English and Writing Studies students will meet from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in room 104 English Building. Creative Writing students will meet in room 107A of the English Building from 3:30-4:30 and then join the English and Writing Studies students in room 104 English Building at 4:30. The following week, our required, work-related Teaching Orientation will run from Monday, August 18 through Friday, August 22. Instruction begins on Monday, August 25.

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