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Graduate College Events and Workshops

Check this page for information on upcoming events. 
Announcements, including registration information, are usually sent via email.

The following events are sponsored, or co-sponsored, by the Graduate College.

Academic Year 2016-2017

UPCOMING EVENTS

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COMPLETED EVENTS

Email Etiquette for U.S. Academia
   Description: This workshop is designed to help students new to U.S. universities improve their email writing.  We will discuss the basic formatting of an email, email etiquette, and tips for best practices.
   Date: Thursday, October 13 & 20, 2016
   Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
   Location: Grant Hal 105 (The Writing Center)
   Intended Audience: International Graduate Students & Graduate Students
   Registration Required:http://emailetiquette4academia.eventbrite.com

Graduate Student Roadmap (*PSP Program)
   Description: What are the things you should be doing during graduate school to ensure success after graduate school?  This workshop provides students with a checklist for academic and professional success.
   Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
   Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
   Location: Student Services Building, Room 2790
   Intended Audience: Graduate Students
   Registration Required: No

Fall 2016 Meeting of the Director of Graduate Studies
   Description: Fall meeting for Directors of Graduate Studies
   Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016
   Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
   Location: Student Services Building, Conference Rooms B
   Intended Audience: Directors of Graduate Studies, Alternate DGS, and graduate support staff
   Registration Required: No
   Agenda

Image of Research Ceremony and Reception 2016
   Co-Sponsor:  UIC Library
   Description: Awards presentations and reception for the 2016 Image of Research Competition
   Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
   Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
   Location: Daley Library, Room 1-470, Morgan St
   Intended Audience: Faculty, Students and Staff
   Registration Required: Yes, https://uofi.uic.edu/sb/sec/2335020

International Teaching Assistant Orientation 2016
   Description: Mandatory orientation for newly appointed international teaching assistants
   Date: Monday, August 15, 2016
   Time: Check-in: 8:30 AM; Event:  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (lunch provided at 12 PM)
   Location: Student Services Building, Conference Rooms A, B, and C
   Intended Audience: All international students who are new TAs
   Registration Required: Yes, [TBA]

Campus-Wide Teaching Assignment Orientation 2016
   Description: Mandatory orientation for all new teaching assistants (including international)
   Date: Monday, August 15, 2016
   Time:  Check-in 12:30 PM, Event: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM,
   Location: Science & Engineering South, Room 250
   Intended Audience: Mandatory for all new TAs
   Registration Required: Yes, [TBA]

Graduate College New-Student Orientation 2016
   Description: General orientation for new Graduate College students
   Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
   Time:  Check-in 8:45 AM, Event: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM,
               followed by Resource Fair and barbeque lunch/social
   Location: Thompson Rooms, Student Center West
   Intended Audience: Newly admitted Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 graduate students
   Registration Required: Yes, through UIC Connect on my.UIC.edu
                (Access to register available only after official admission is processed by the Admissions Office)