Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 57 | September 24, 2012| Number 3

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

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

Fall 2012 - Dates to Remember
October 5: 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 5: Last day to drop a first half-session course
October 19: Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
October 22: Second half-session courses begin
October 29: Registration for spring begins.  Start times vary.  See you time ticket for your exact
enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service
November 9: Last day to add a second half-session course
November 16: Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
November 16: 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 16: Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without
approval)
November 16: Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
November 16: Last day to add name to Dec degree list.  Must use Web Self-Service
Nov 17 - 25: Fall vacation for students
Nov 22 - 23: Thanksgiving Break (all campus holiday)
November 26: Instruction resumes
November 30: Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam
Certificate of Result
December 7:  Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
December 7:  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 7:  Last day to drop a second half-session course
December 12: Instruction ends
December 13: Reading Day
December 13: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 13: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 13:  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
December 14: Last day to complete deposit of December master’s theses
Dec 14 – 20: Final examination period       
December 21:  Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating
students
December 24:  December degree conferral (no commencement)

 

REMINDER TO FACULTY & GRAD STUDENTS

The English Department requires a copy of your syllabus for each class you are teaching.  If you have not submitted your syllabus for this semester, please send it electronically as a pdf to Angela at
axsmith@illinois.edu.  If you are unable to send this as a pdf file, then you can send it as a .doc file. Thanks for your attention to this matter.