Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |October 14, 2013| Number 8

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

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Fellowship Payment

Graduate students on fellowship for the Fall semester (8/16/13-12/15/13), will receive their last fellowship payment on 12/16/13.

Fall 2013 – Dates to Remember
October 18:    Last day for student to drop a semester course on Web Self-Service
October 21:    Second half-session courses begin
November 4:    Registration for spring begins.  Start times vary.  See your time ticket for your exact enrollment time at UI Integrate Self-Service
November 8:    Last day to add a second half-session course
November 15:    Last day to withdraw from the current term without a grade of W
November 15:    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 15:    Last day for student to drop a semester course without a grade of W (without approval)
November 15:    Last day to take final exam for December doctoral degree
November 15:    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
November 22:    Deadline for Graduate Student Academic Services office to receive the final exam Certificate of Result
Nov 23-Dec 1:     Fall vacation for students
Nov 28 - 29:     Thanksgiving Break (all campus holiday)
December 2:     Instruction resumes
December 6:     Last day to complete deposit of December doctoral dissertations
December 6:     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 6:     Last day to drop a second half-session course, without a grade of W (without approval)
December 11:     Instruction ends
December 12:     Reading Day
December 12:     Last day to add or drop a second half-session course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 12:     Last day to add or drop a semester course with approval (a W is recorded)
December 12:     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 13:     Last day to complete deposit of December master’s theses
Dec 13 – 20:    Final examination period    
December 20:     Last date for receipt of completed petitions in the Graduate College for graduating students
December 23:     December degree conferral (no commencement)