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Campus Resources for Graduate Students

Graduate students at Illinois enjoy the benefits of excellence in both academic programs and support services. We believe in providing our students with the tools for success. Mastery of your discipline is key to that success, but at Illinois you will find the resources to assist you with your academic and professional development needs as well as a commitment to work-life balance. Here are a few highlights:

Computing Support

Campus Technology Services provides computing support and university site-licensed software that is available to students at significant discounts or no cost.

Language Resources

Several campus programs help students acquire language skill for study and research.

Library and Research Support

Our library is one of the largest public university collections in the world. The Scholarly Commons in the Library provides access to experts in digital content creation and analysis; scholarly communication; geospatial, textual, and numeric data analysis; and innovative teaching and learning methods.

Professional Development Support

The Graduate College offers professional development resources and workshops—everything from starting your CV or résumé to creating a personalized professional development plan to depositing your thesis.

Teaching Support

The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) provides resources to develop teaching skills, including five teaching certificate programs designed to meet the professional development needs of graduate students.

Writing Support

The Writers Workshop provides free assistance for University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff from all discipliens and at all stages of the writing process.