Applying for fellowships and grants? Check out these upcoming workshops on the fundamentals of proposal writing.

With the start of the school year, stress and anxiety usually increase – especially if you are working on your thesis. Listen to the recent Ask ACES podcast to learn some tips for combatting stress. For more stress management help and to learn some relaxation techniques, you might check out the McKinley Health Center website. Looking for more thesis help? Visit the Graduate College Thesis Office.

Wednesday, September 20, 3 - 4 p.m., Illini Union, room 406

Registration requested.

If more than 50% of your total employment at the University is as a Graduate Assistant, your tuition waivers totaling over $5,250 per calendar year are taxable and subject to withholding during the months of October, November, and possibly December of this semester.

The session will help you:

The Student Health Insurance Fall 2017 enrollment change period begins August 24, 2017 and ends on September 26, 2017. During this time students may early-enroll into the plan, add dependents, reinstate into the plan, and opt out. Visit the Student Health Insurance website for more information. 

UIUC Student Fall/Spring Job Opportunity
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Engineering Research and Development Center
Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
2902 Newmark Dr. Champaign, IL 61822

WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. We are offering four scholarships this year to women pursuing careers in the area of transportation. Two of the scholarships are for graduate students and two are for undergraduate students. The scholarships and amounts we are offering from our local chapter are:

-        Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - $3,000 ($5,000 national)

The International Student Career Connections Committee (ISCCC) is offering the 2017 International Career Festival event. Please see the attached flier.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 14th | Main Event: 1:00pm-5:00pm; Reception: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Main Event: Lincoln Hall Theater; Reception: Labor & Employment Relations Building


Dress Code: Business Casual



Wednesday, September 27
Thursday, September 28

Bring copies of your résumé.
Bring your I-card.

Lunch will be provided.
List of companies attending will be posted on
September 11 at the link below:


EPA just launched its sixth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge, a design competition that is open to colleges and universities across the country. Through Campus RainWorks EPA seeks to engage with students to foster a dialogue about responsible stormwater management, and showcase the environmental, economic, and social benefits of green infrastructure practices.

Greetings from the Graduate College Thesis Office!

I am writing to let you know about our Thesis Tools workshop series. This fall, we will offer 3 workshops aimed at assisting graduate students during the thesis process. These workshops include: