Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |January 27, 2014| Number 15

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Congratulations!
Ligia Mihut
successfully defended her dissertation “Stories from Our People’: Immigrants, Brokers, and Literacy as Affinity" (Prendergast, Ch.; Dyson, Hitchins, Vieira) on 12/17/13.

Fellowship Payment
Graduate students on fellowship for the Spring semester (1/16/14-5/15/14), will receive their last fellowship payment on 5/16/14.

Conference Travel Grants
Due date: Monday, February 17, 2014

Department Fellowship
Due date: Friday, February 28, 2014

Dissertation Travel Grant
Due date: Monday, 3, 2014

Spring 2014 – Dates to Remember 
February 3: Last day to add a first-half session course
February 3: Last day for student to add a semester course without permission
February 3:  Deadline to submit forms to elect to audit a course for the semester
February 28: 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
February 28: Last day to drop a first half-session course
March 14: Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
March 17:  Second half-session courses begin
March 22-30:  Spring Break
March 31:  Instruction resumes
April 7: 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 11: Last day to add a second half-session course
April 11: Last day to take final exam for May doctoral degree
April 18: Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
April 18: Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
April 18: 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 18: Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without approval)
April 18: Last day to add name to May degree list.  Must use Web Self-Service
April 25: Last day to complete deposit of May doctoral dissertations
May 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
May 2: Last day to drop a second half-session course
May 7: Instruction ends
May 8: Reading Day
May 8: Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 8: Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
May 8: Last day to change a grade of DFR (in a non-thesis course) or I, awarded last fall to prevent F by rule
May 9-16: Final examination period      
May 16: Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
May 17: May degree conferral (Commencement)