Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |December 9, 2013| Number 15


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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
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)


Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program

IFLIP classes will meet weekdays Jan. 6-17 for three hours a day. The two-week classes are taught by advanced graduate students or faculty members. Courses focus on conversational skills, travel preparation and language survival skills. Paid registration encouraged by Dec. 15; courses not meeting minimum enrollment by that date are subject to cancellation.

Marlynna Schaefer  • School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics