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Community of Scholars - Spring Campus Visit Program

Community of Scholars

The Graduate College recognizes that talented students have many graduate school options from which to choose. We also know the importance to the University of Illinois of enrolling diverse graduate student talent in our graduate programs and, in turn, understand how critical it is for a prospective student to see themselves as a valued member of our campus community.

Among the many opportunities offered by the Graduate College to support our graduate programs’ efforts to attract and enroll prospective graduate students from underrepresented populations is the Community of Scholars Camps (COS) visit. The COS campus visit is designed to introduce newly admitted graduate students to the University of Illinois campus, their prospective graduate programs, and the many resources available to them while a student on our campus. 

This year, in lieu of our usual in-person COS campus visit, we are offering several options for students to learn more about graduate life while in the process of making that critically important decision about where they will begin their graduate education and training. 

If your graduate program is planning a virtual visit with prospective graduate students who are contemplating where they will enroll, please let us know by answering out brief questionnaire found at:  We look forward to receiving your response by Monday, February 8, 2021.

2021 Community of Scholars Virtual Visit

If you have questions about the Community of Scholars Virtual Visit Program, please contact