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Resources for your Success


We believe in your success. At Illinois, you’ll find excellence in both academic programs and support services to prepare you to succeed in all of your pursuits.


Plan for success. GradMap prepares you to navigate your first year of graduate school and make a plan to reach your goals. We have monthly emails, online resources, how-to videos and a comprehensive workshop series to guide your journey.


Tackle your next great challenge. Our popular Success Toolkit workshops are focused on the skills you need to succeed. You’ll learn how to get the mentoring you need and build a thriving support system. We’ll share with you the art of grant proposal writing and strategies to successfully talk about your work.


Take control through confidence. No matter what your career goals, we are here to help you explore the many career paths available to you. We have one-on-one coaching and interactive groups to guide and support you as you create your path in graduate school and beyond.


Being a graduate student can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Our resources help you integrate self-care into your work and life, so you are at your best.


Explore the possibilities with one of the world’s largest public university library collections. Experts and technology-rich spaces facilitate collaborative work to power your education.


Transform your teaching. The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning supports your teaching goals. Pursue one of five teaching certificate programs.