Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 |April 14, 2014| Number 25

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

Congratulations!
Tom McNamara successfully passed his Special Field exam with distinction on Literacy Studies (Prendergast (chr); Ritter, Koshy, Abelmann) on 4/9/14.

Daniel Wong successfully defended his dissertation “Postsecular Victorians: Literature, Culture, and Belief" (Goodlad (chr); Saville, Nazar, Rosenstock on 4/11/14.


Spring 2014 – Dates to Remember 
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)