Graduate Blog

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May 21, 2018

Summer Session SF (12 week) Upcoming Registration Deadlines

May 25: Deadline to submit forms to audit a course May 25: Deadline to add a course via Student Self-Service

Summer (All Sessions) Upcoming Registration Deadlines

May 25: Deadline to elect “in absentia” registration

Auditors: Auditors are listeners in classes and not class participants. Graduate College policy states that students should take the Auditor’s Permit form to the first class meeting and ask the instructor to sign the form indicating approval. These forms must be received in the Graduate College by the 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 18.

In Absentia Registration: This registration option is for students studying or doing research at least 50 miles away from campus. In Absentia registration is not permitted for students enrolled in courses meeting on campus. Please review our policy on In Absentia Registration for additional information. This form must be received in the Graduate College by the 10th day of classes, 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 25.

It is important to remember that there are many different summer deadlines (cancellation, withdrawal, credit/no credit, add/drop classes, etc.) because students may attend different sessions of the summer term. If you are considering making changes to your summer registration, please check the registration deadlines for the parts of term in which you are registered. For academic and registration deadlines for Summer 2018, visit the following websites:

Summer 2018 Refund Schedule
Summer 2018 Withdrawal Schedule
Summer 2018 Academic Calendar

May 18, 2018

A Ph.D. scholarship on Road and Traffic is available at Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

This scholarship is reserved for students who got/are getting the master from outside Italy.

For more information, please contact

Prof. Francesca Dezi

+39 338 21 89 772

May 18, 2018

This summer, the Graduate College Career Development Office will hold workshops on a range of topics, all specifically addressing the needs of graduate students at Illinois. The Summer 2018 workshop series includes:

Faculty Job Search Retreat Talking About Your Research Strategies for Managing Difficult Projects Explaining Your Graduate-Level Experience in Resumes & Cover Letters Nonacademic Interview Strategies for Grad Students Staying Organized during a Job Search as a Busy Grad Student Career Exploration Group

See the full schedule and learn more online.

May 18, 2018

The USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center (serving Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri) is seeking associate, undergraduate, and graduate level students working towards a degree in engineering and other related majors for an internship opportunity to gain practical experience in hydrology.  Additional details, including application procedures, can be found in the attached announcement. 



May 17, 2018

PhD Final Defense – Matthew Czapiga

Improvements to Geometric Morphodynamic Models of River Deltas

Advisor: Professor Gary Parker

Date: Tuesday May 29th, 9:00 am

Location: 1518 Hydrosystems Lab