Graduate Blog

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April 13, 2016

GLOBE (Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement) applications for the Fall 2016 cohort is now live! https://oiir.illinois.edu/programs/international-education/globe

April 11, 2016

Announcement to all EES, Hydro, EWES, SRIS students (undergrad, grad, post doc)

 

Ashraf Hameedi

CEE Class of 1987

Managing Partner

Highforest Capital Ltd

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

2:00 – 3:30 pm

1122 National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

Reception immediately following in NCSA Lobby

Download Hameedi_CEE_Special_Seminar_April_12_2016

April 11, 2016

May 4 | 5 to 6 pm | 2405 Siebel Center.  This information session will focus on the recent announcement of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) 24 month extension, and crucial information regarding eligibility of students to the new rule. Whether you are graduating soon, or have future plans to obtain employment authorization after graduation, this workshop should be useful to attend and will provide information about OPT rules, regulations and application procedures, as well as answers to general OPT questions the audience may have.  Speakers are from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

More information about the regulation change here: http://isss.illinois.edu/download_forms/students/stem_update.pdf

April 11, 2016

Students planning to deposit theses or dissertations for May 2016 graduation are reminded of the following deadlines:

  • April 22: Last day to complete a doctoral dissertation deposit
  • April 29: Last day to complete a master’s thesis deposit

Because deposit deadlines are firm, students are strongly encouraged to submit the thesis or dissertation to the Graduate College at least one week before the deadline in order to allow sufficient time to make and re-submit all requested corrections. For May graduation, any corrections requested by the Graduate College and all required deposit materials must be submitted to the Thesis Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the deposit deadline.

Visit our website for further information about the deposit process and links to downloadable deposit checklists.

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