Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 61| September 26, 2016| Number 5

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Graduate Studies Director – Eleanor Courtemanche

Eleanor’s office hours are Monday 1:00-2:00 or by appointment

Fellowship Payment

Graduate students on fellowship for the Fall semester (8/16/16-12/15/16), will receive their last fellowship payment on 12/16/16.

Fall 2016 – Dates to Remember

  • September 30: Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a first half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  • October 14: Last day for student to drop a semester course on Student Self-Service
  • October 17: Second half-session courses begin
  • October 30: Last day for Grads to add themselves to December degree list via Student-Services
  • October 31: Registration for spring begins. Start times vary. See you time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service
  • November 4: Last day to add a second half-session course
  • November 11: Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
  • November 11: Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a semester course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  • November 11: Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without approval)
  • November 11: Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
  • November 11: Last day for students to add themselves to Dec degree list via web UI Integrate Self- Service and for departments to add students who do not have access to UI Integrate Self-Service
  • Nov 19 - 27: Fall vacation for students
  • November 25: Thanksgiving Break (all campus holiday)
  • November 28: Instruction resumes
  • December 2: Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
  • December 2: Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session course or to change from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
  • December 2: Last day to drop a second half-session course, without a grade of W (without approval)
  • December 2: Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertation
  • December 7: Instruction ends
  • December 8: Reading Day
  • December 8: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
  • December 8: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
  • December 8:Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last spring or summer to prevent F by rule
  • Dec 9 – 15: Final examination period
  • December 16:Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
  • December 19:December degree conferral (no commencement)

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