Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Footnotes: The English Department Newsletter

Volume 58 | September 16, 2013| Number 4

 

FROM THE GRADUATE STUDIES OFFICE

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.

Conference Travel Grants
Applications for fall 2013 Conference Travel Grants have been distributed by email.  If you did not receive an application please stop by the Grad Studies Office or contact Stephanie Shockey at shockey@illinois.edu.  Applications are due to Stephanie Shockey on September 23.

Pictures
Anyone wanting an updated picture should stop by 210 EB by September 20.  These pictures will be posted in the glass case outside 208 EB.

Fall 2013 - Dates To Remember
October 4: 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
October 4: Last day to drop a first half-session course
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)

 

REMINDER TO FACULTY & GRAD STUDENTS

The English Department requires a copy of your syllabus for each class you are teaching.  If you have not submitted your syllabus for this semester, please send it electronically as a pdf to Angela at axsmith@illinois.edu.  If you are unable to send this as a pdf file, then you can send it as a .doc file. 

Thanks for your attention to this matter.