Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |March 17, 2014| Number 22

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Congratulations!
Esther Dettmar successfully passed her Special Field exam with distinction on 20th Century Literature & Film (Mahaffey (chr); Rodriguez, Hansen, Johnson) on 3/14/14.

Ryan Sheets successfully defended his dissertation “Talking Back: Audience Collaboration and Intervention in Modernist and Postwar Drama" (Mahaffey (chr); Hansen, Stenport, Hohman on 3/17/14.

Upcoming Events
Frank Sheets final defense is scheduled for March 17th  from 12:45pm – 2:45pm

Stage II Application
Due date: Monday, March 31, 2014

Grad Studies office will be close Thursday, March 20 – Friday, March 28th

Spring 2014 – Dates to Remember 
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)