Happening Now

Check here regularly to see what is happening now within the LDL program and in the weeks to come. Note that some events may not apply to everyone. Add one or or more of our Google calendars to see targeted events. Refer to your course pages for course-specific deadlines.

View the University’s academic calendar for add/drop deadlines and other important dates. These details are not repeated on the calendar below.

LDL Program Calendar

November 28th

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

Group Advising Session

Zoom Details: Group Advising

November 29th
9 to 10 a.m. CT
December 5th
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT

LDL Onboarding Series: New LDL Students

Learn about the LDL program, its requirements, and how to plan for a successful and enjoyable experience. This is for new LDL Masters and Doctoral students as well as those enrolled in a certificate program.

If you are a continuing student and did not attend a session previously or need guidance on next steps, you are encouraged to attend.
Zoom details

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/943597235
Meeting ID: 943597235
Contact a TA for the meeting password
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acfTQbmbrh

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+16513728299,,943597235# US (Minnesota)
+16465189805,,943597235# US (New York)

EDS: General Field Workshop

This session will focus specifically on being equipped to begin the General Field seminar
EDS Zoom details

December 5th
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT
December 5th

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

Last Day of the Fall B Term

December 7th
December 10th and
January 7th

Semester Break Virtual Writing Retreats

Get ahead on your Spring semester coursework and/or work on your Exam-Dissertation Sequence by joining one of our virtual writing retreats.

Start of the New Term

Our first live class starts January 23rd, but you should begin participating in the course no later than January 17th in order to stay on schedule for the term. Do not wait until January 23rd.

January 17th
January 23rd, 2023
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT

LDL Onboarding Series: LDL Courses

Required for all new LDL students and those taking an LDL course for the first time.
Participation in this session will enable you to focus on the content and requirements of the course.


Zoom Details

Monday Sessions – Week 1

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

January 23rd
January 23rd
8:30 to 9:00 p.m. CT

LDL Student Virtual Meet-Up

Doctoral Student Zoom details
An informal gathering for Masters and doctoral students. No set agenda.
Breakout rooms available if Masters and Doctoral students want to discuss degree-specific items.

*Please note that this is sponsored by LDL peers and not an official university-sponsored event

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

January 30th
February 6th

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

February 13th
February 20th

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

February 27th
March 6th

Monday Session

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

University of Illinois Spring Break

No sessions will be held during this time

March 11th to March 19th
March 19th

End of Term

Start of the New Term

March 20th
March 20th
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT

LDL Onboarding Series: LDL Courses

Required for all new LDL students and those taking an LDL course for the first time.
Participation in this session will enable you to focus on the content and requirements of the course.


Zoom Details

Introduction to the Exam-Dissertation Sequence (EDS)

Anyone who plans to start the sequence in Spring or Summer 2023 should plan to attend
EDS Zoom details

March 20th
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT
March 20th

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours (New Student Onboarding)
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

Monday Sessions

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT: LDL Course Office Hours
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT: Regular LDL Courses
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. CT: EDS Group Advising

March 27th
September 28th through September 30th 2023
TENTATIVE

LDL In-Person Gathering

Learn more about our event on our event-specific website

Google Calendars

LDL Google Calendars

Add any of our google calendars to your phone or computer to always know what is coming up and to set your own reminders. 

Note: These are currently not being maintained.

Adding to Google Calendar App

 

Adding Calendars to Outlook

Note: These are currently not being maintained.

Adding to your Outlook Calendar

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Select a link, which will download a file
  3. Launch the file and follow the prompts to add it to your Outlook calendar 

Library and Thesis Office Calendars

Library and Thesis Office Calendars

Refer to the following calendars for other important dates and deadlines or supplementary events