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Dissertation, PhD Final Exam, and change of grade forms due to TGS for Summer PhD candidates
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Fall quarter courses viewable for students in CAESAR for the following: Communication, Education, Engineering, Journalis...
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Eight-week session ends
To help with the transition to on-campus activities, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has agreed to make the U-Pass program optional for the Fall 2021 Quarter. The Graduate School will not charge a Fall Quarter activity fee for full-time students and will not activate any U-Passes for the Fall Quarter unless you choose to opt in.
The Graduate School Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is excited to announce the 12 recipients of the 2021 ODI Social Justice Mini-Grants