Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 57 | April 1, 2013| Number 24

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Congratulations!
Adam Korman successfully passed his Special Field exam on Writing Studies (Prendergast, Ch.; Schaffner, Littlefield, Gaedtke) on 3/14/13.

Jean Lee successfully passed her Special Field exam on 20th & 21st Century Anglocreole Caribbean's Literature (Koshy, Ch.; Somerville, Murdoch, Khan) on 3/14/13.


Spring 2013 – Dates to Remember 
April 1:  Registration for summer and fall begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for
your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self Service (https://apps.uillinois.edu/selfservice/)
April 5: Last day to add a second half-session course
April 5:  Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
April 12: Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam
Certificate of Result
April 12: Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
April 12: Last day to elect credit-no-credit option for a semester course or to change from
credit-no-credit option to a regular grade
April 12: Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without
approval)
April 12:  Last day to add name to May degree list.  Must use Web Self-Service
April 19:  Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
April 26:  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
April 26:  Last day to drop a second half-session course
April 26:  Last day to complete deposit of May master’s theses
May 1: Instruction ends
May 2: Reading Day
May 2: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 2: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 2:  Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to
prevent F by rule
May 3 -10: Final examination period       
May 12:  May degree conferral (Commencement)
May 17:  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating
students

 

Summer 2013 – Dates to Remember
5pm May 10:   Deadline to cancel summer 1 (4 week) and SF (summer full term) registration if not registered for any other summer course
May 13:   Instruction begins
May 17:   Last day for student to add a S1 course
May 17:   Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S1
May 27:   Memorial Day, All campus holiday
May 31:   Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a S1 course or to change from credit/no-credit
option to a regular grade
May 31:   Last day to drop a S1 course without a grade of W
May 31:   Last day to withdraw from S1
5pm June 7:   Deadline to cancel SS1 Independent Study and summer 2 registration if you are not
enrolled for any other summer course
June 7:   Classes end
June 8:   Final examination period
June 10:   Eight week courses and SS1 Independent Study courses begin
June 21:   Last day to add a first half-session course (S2a)
June 21:   Last day to add an 8 week (S2) course
June 21:   Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for S2
June 28:   Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a first-half session course (S2a) or to change
from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
June 28:   Last day to drop a first-half session (S2a) course
June 28:   Last day to take final exam for Aug doctoral degree
July 4:    All campus holiday
July 5:    Last day to add name to Aug degree list.  Must use Web Self-Service
July 5:    Deadline for Office of the Registrar to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
July 8:    Second-half courses begin
July 12:    Last day to complete deposit of Aug doctoral dissertations
July 19:    Last day to complete deposit of Aug Master's theses
July 19:    Last day to withdraw from S2 without a grade of W
July 19:    Last day for student to drop a S2 or SS1 Independent Study course
July 19:    Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a S2 or SS1 Indep. Study course or to change
from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
July 19:    Last day to add a second half-session (S2b) course
July 26:    Last day to drop a second half-session (S2b) course
July 26:    Last day to elect credit/no-credit option for a second half-session (S2b) course or to change
from credit/no-credit option to a regular grade
August 1:   Instruction ends - (noon)
August 1:   Reading Day - (1pm)
Aug 2-3:    Final examination period
August 5:   August degree conferral (no commencement)
August 9:   Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students