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Welcome from our Dean


"Illinois has a lot to offer. We hope that you select Illinois to continue your Graduate Education." A warm welcome to prospective students considering Illinois featuring our Dean, Wojtek Chodzko Zajko.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Office


"Our office has created pathways to earning higher education degrees for those whose backgrounds, cultures, and moreover voices have been historically underrepresented in higher education." An introduction to the programs and resources offered by our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Offices and branches including SPI, SROP, and Sloan UCEM.


Professional Development


"We look forward to building your career, here at the University of Illinois". Derek Attig and Mike Firmand take you through our career development services and resources for prospective students considering Illinois.


Academic Affairs


"Our staff have years of assisting students with graduation and maintaining their academic record." Matt Abbot details the Academic Affairs unit for the Graduate College for prospective students thinking about Illinois for their graduate education.


Student Success


"We provide events and services that help you on your journey like: Research Live, Graduate Student Appreciation Week, and the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony." Emily Wuchner breaks down how our Student Success Team helps graduate students in their higher education endeavors.


Fellowships and Grants


"The Office of External Fellowships is pleased to support students receive fellowships and grant funding and we look forward to doing the same for you." A message to prospective Illinois students from our Office of External Fellowships led by Ken Vickery and Dana Johnson.


Admissions, Registration, and Enrollment


"We hope you choose Illinois and that you will become part of our family here at the Graduate College." An introduction to the resources we offer for Admissions from our Assistant Dean, Elizabeth Spark.