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Spring Quarter is a time for renewal as we look forward to warmer weather, the end of the academic term, and Graduation Weekend. It is also notable because we were able to celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week earlier this month. We appreciate our graduate community and I would like to thank everyone involved in this celebration.
May 27, All Day
Last day to submit an individual course withdrawal or term withdrawal request for Spring. The online course withdrawal f...
May 30, All Day
Memorial Day (no classes)
June 1, All Day
WCAS Reading Period begins
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has once again agreed to make the U-Pass program optional for the Summer 2022 Quarter. The Graduate School will not charge a Summer Quarter activity fee for full-time students and will not activate any U-Passes for the Summer Quarter unless you choose to opt in.
We write with sadness and dismay in response to two different acts of violence targeting communities of color this past weekend.