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Chancellor's Convocation
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:30:00 CDT
You are cordially invited to join fellow members of the campus community in celebrating the opening of a new academic year. Chancellor Koch will offer the Convocation address, and new faculty and administrative appointees will be introduced. The program begins at 2:30 p.m., and a get-acquainted reception will follow.

Blackboard Open Lab
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:00:00 CDT

Last Day to Drop First-Half Course (Complete Withdrawal)
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day to perform a complete withdrawal of first-half fall courses without financial obligation.

Last Day to Drop Full-Term Course (Complete Withdrawal)
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day to perform a complete withdrawal of full-term fall courses without financial obligation.

Fall Term Begins
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Fall 2014 Semester Begins!

TCS Software Engineering Virtual Career Fair
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Save valuable time and meet TCS recruiters live online. Register at CareerEco.com/Events/TCS Class of 2015 Jobseekers* are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet TCS recruiters seeking software engineering talent. If you meet our requirements, you'll find yourself with an early employment offer and plenty of time to make your decision. (No pressure!) Getting a job will never be easier than this..... Virtual Career Fair Dates: August 25 & 26, 2014 Attend the Fair from Anywhere!

Resume Mania
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 CDT
Resume Mania - Drop-In or Call-In - Update, revise, or build your resume. - Receive help with writing cover letters. - Prepare for the Foot in the Door Fair.

UIS Visual Arts Gallery Presents Jeff Robinson's "Filler" Exhibition
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:00:00 CDT
The UIS Visual Arts Gallery presents Filler from Springfield artist Jeff Robinson, UIS Instructor and Director of the Visual Arts Gallery. Filler presents a site responsive installation that utilizes inherent architectural spaces in the gallery as finite areas that house a meticulous and calculated organization of elements, both formal and physical. An implicit compulsion in the careful, thoughtful collection of a seemingly endless spectrum of materials speaks to the role of amassed objects for the individual, and how such collections shape identity over time. A reception will be held on Thursday,September 4, 2014, from 5:30 - 8:00 pm. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.  This event is free and open to the public. The UIS Visual Arts Gallery is located in the Health & Sciences Building (HSB-201) with Gallery hours Monday - Thursday from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Student Affairs Building Open House
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Come to the SAB Open House for fun, food and freebies. Start the new academic year getting connected!

MIS Students Resume Check Up Hour
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:00 CDT
Ready for a Resume Check Up? What to Expect: A working session of making updates to each section of your resume. Laptops will be available or bring your own.

Resume Mania
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 CDT
Resume Mania - Drop-In or Call-In - Update, revise, or build your resume. - Receive help with writing cover letters. - Prepare for the Foot in the Door Fair.

Resume Check Up Hour: Computer Science Students
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 CDT
Ready for a Resume Check Up? What to Expect: A working session of making updates to each section of your resume. Laptops will be available or bring your own.

Resume Mania
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:00 CDT
Resume Mania - Drop-In or Call-In - Update, revise, or build your resume. - Receive help with writing cover letters. - Prepare for the Foot in the Door Fair.

Resume Mania
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 CDT
Resume Mania - Drop-In or Call-In - Update, revise, or build your resume. - Receive help with writing cover letters. - Prepare for the Foot in the Door Fair.

MYO Bookend
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Join the Brookens Librarians at this Welcome Week event and decorate bookends for your dorm room.

UIS Career Connect: Your Job Board and More
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:00:00 CDT
- Want to search for jobs or internships with ease? - Thinking you need to meet with a Career Counselor to make a connection between your studies and career goals? - Not sure what opportunities are being offered at the Career Development Center this year? If you want answers, then attend this interactive workshop to learn tips and advice on how to use Career Connect!

UIS Career Connect: Your Job Board and More
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:00 CDT
- Want to search for jobs or internships with ease? - Thinking you need to meet with a Career Counselor to make a connection between your studies and career goals? - Not sure what opportunities are being offered at the Career Development Center this year? If you want answers, then attend this interactive workshop to learn tips and advice on how to use Career Connect!

Online Participation: UIS Career Connect: Your Job Board and More
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:00 CDT
- Want to search for jobs or internships with ease? - Thinking you need to meet with a Career Counselor to make a connection between your studies and career goals? - Not sure what opportunities are being offered at the Career Development Center this year? If you want answers, then attend this interactive workshop to learn tips and advice on how to use Career Connect! *To participate online, you will receive an email by 4 PM before the scheduled webinar with the Go-to-Meeting link and details.

UIS Career Connect: Your Job Board and More
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:00 CDT
- Want to search for jobs or internships with ease? - Thinking you need to meet with a Career Counselor to make a connection between your studies and career goals? - Not sure what opportunities are being offered at the Career Development Center this year? If you want answers, then attend this interactive workshop to learn tips and advice on how to use Career Connect!

Last Day for Textbook Refunds
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day for all fall textbook refunds with receipt.

Last Day to Drop First-Half Course (Partial Withdraw)
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day to perform partial withdrawal of first-half fall course without financial obligation.

Campus Closed, Labor Day Holiday
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Campus Closed, Labor Day Holiday

Late Registration Begins for Full-Term and First-Half Fall Courses
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
After August 31st, instructor approval is required to register for all first-half and full-term courses, late fees apply, and courses can only be added by contacting Registration.

Grantseeking Basics (webinar)
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising. Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization? Are you new to fundraising? Do you want to learn how the funding research process works, and what tools and resources are available? Learn how to become a better grantseeker! In this class we will cover: what you need to have in place before you seek a grant; the world of grantmakers; the grantseeking process; and available tools and resources.

Faculty Open House
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:00:00 CDT
FOR FACULTY ONLY - Mix and mingle with Brookens Librarians, the Media Lab, COLRS, and the Learning Hub.

UIS Visual Arts Gallery Reception for Jeff Robinson's "Filler" Exhibition
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:30:00 CDT
The UIS Visual Arts Gallery will hold a reception for Jeff Robinson's "Filler" exhibit on Thursday, September 4, 2014, from 5:30 - 8:00 pm in the Gallery. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public. The UIS Visual Arts Gallery is located in the Health & Sciences Building (HSB-201) with Gallery hours Monday - Thursday from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Jeff Robinson's exhibit runs from August 25 - September 18, 2014.

Recommended Deadline to Opt Out of University Insurance
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Recommended deadline to submit online insurance waiver to opt out of University's (fall) plan.

Immunization Compliance Deadline
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Fall 2014 Immunization Compliance Deadline

Last Day to Display Parking Hang Tag
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day to display (valid) parking hang tag

Last Day to Drop Full-Term Course (Partial Withdraw)
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:30:00 CDT
Last day to perform partial withdrawal of full-term fall course without financial obligation.

Career Fair Prep Seminar
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:30:00 CDT
Learn how to make the most of your career fair experience. The Seminar will cover how to: - Navigate the career fair. - Prepare your resume and cover letter. - Dress for success. - Create your "30 second elevator pitch." Plus much more! Register in Career Connect under "Events"

Online Participation: Career Fair Prep Seminar
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:30:00 CDT
Learn how to make the most of your career fair experience. The Seminar will cover how to: - Navigate the career fair. - Prepare your resume and cover letter. - Dress for success. - Create your "30 second elevator pitch." Plus much more! Register in Career Connect under "Events" *To participate online, you will receive an email by 12 PM before the scheduled webinar with the Go-to-Meeting link and details.

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.

Live Webcast: Board of Trustees Meeting
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:00 CDT
Live webcast of the Board of Trustees meeting from the University of Illinois in Springfield.

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.

On-Campus Library Tour
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Illinois Dept. on Aging - "AMD to CCU" LIVE Webinar
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 CDT
Live Webinar Presented by the Illinois Department on Aging

On-Campus Library Tour
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

On-Campus Library Tour
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.

On-Campus Library Tour
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

On-Campus Library Tour
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.

On-Campus Library Tour
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Career Fair Prep Seminar
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT
Learn how to make the most of your career fair experience. The Seminar will cover how to: - Navigate the career fair. - Prepare your resume and cover letter. - Dress for success. - Create your "30 second elevator pitch." Plus much more! Register in Career Connect under "Events"

Online Participation: Career Fair Prep Seminar
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:00 CDT
Learn how to make the most of your career fair experience. The Seminar will cover how to: - Navigate the career fair. - Prepare your resume and cover letter. - Dress for success. - Create your "30 second elevator pitch." Plus much more! Register in Career Connect under "Events" *To participate online, you will receive an email by 4 PM before the scheduled webinar with the Go-to-Meeting link and details.

On-Campus Library Tour
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.

On-Campus Library Tour
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:30:00 CDT
Are you new to UIS? Come tour the library to learn about our resources and services. Using one of the library iPads you will get to experience the virtual library offerings while touring the building all at the same time. By the end you'll know where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!

Foot in the Door Fair Career Prep: Resume & More Mania Hours
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:00:00 CDT
Not sure how to prepare for the "Foot In the Door" Fair, our fall fair for part-time jobs, internship, volunteer opportunities and more? Drop-In or Call-In during the Career Development Center's "Resume & More Mania" to: - Have your resume and cover letter reviewed and receive suggestions on how to improve them. - Receive assistance with how to plan and target your job/internship search at the fair. - Learn how to build a resume or cover letter using the online system Optimal Resume. - Get helpful tips on approaching potential employers during the “Foot in the Door” Career Fair.