FA2020 Drop and C/NC Information

For more information about how to elect credit/no credit grading option and dropping a course, please visit the Grainger Engineering advising wiki.

ISSS COVID-19 Resources FAQ

Stay updated with resources from the ISSS FAQ (Last Updated:  October 29, 2020).

Student Giveaways

Grainger Undergraduate Programs (UPO) is home to tons of resources for undergraduate students like: Engineering Career Services, Grainger First Year Experience, Women in Engineering, Morrill Engineering Program, Undergraduate Research, International Programs in Engineering, and so much more!

Although Illinois is about to transition to online courses after break, we want to make sure you stay connected and know we are still here for you! Come collect free Grainger swag and cold weather treats on Friday, November 13th from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM!

Post-Election Resource Guide

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


Elections and Our Values

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Virtual Illinois Abroad Week


Campus-wide Leadership Opportunity

Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board

Learn More & Apply:  here


Fall 2020, 2nd 8 Week Courses 


Live Q&A, Student and Family Orientation

With the changes that have been made to Undergraduate and International Student Orientation and the Parent/Family Orientation, live Q&As will be done to allow our incoming students along with their parents/families to ask questions about the pre-recorded videos they’ve watched.  Below are the dates and times of the live Q&As.  The five live Q&As are scheduled for an hour and will be done via a zoom webinar.

RegionDate(s)Time (CDT)
Asia/PacificAugust 10th
August 14th
8:00 PM
Europe/AfricaAugust 12th12:00 PM
Middle East/IndiaAugust 17th9:00 AM
AmericasAugust 19th12:00 PM


COVID-19 Resources

Learn more



Grainger Engineering F-1 Undergraduate Students:

Choose: “Engineering (undergraduate) for all iSTART forms, except CPT”


EISP Break-out!

Tuesday, APRIL 28th (1-2pm, CDT)

REGISTER & JOIN: https://go.illinois.edu/EISPBreak-out

Need a break? Stop by, talk, or just hang out with Grainger Engineering international students!  –Sponsored by Engineering International Student ProgramsENGINEERING EXCELLENCE: Enhancing International and Domestic Student Success through Academic, Professional, and Leadership Development!


Engineering International and Domestic Student “Meet and Greet”

FEBRUARY 4, 2020 (12:30-2:00PM)


SPECIAL GUEST: Tina Miller, Grainger Scholarships Specialist

Meet Engineering international and domestic students, faculty, and staff! Stop by between classes for snacks and refreshments. Expand your network, and meet new friends! Learn about Engineering and campus-wide resources!

Register via: Grainger Student Groups Portal (Food RSVP Deadline: January 31)


Special Thanks to our Guests at our Undergraduate Research Workshop!

A special thank you to all of our special guests and speakers that are generous enough to share their thoughts about research! 

Dr. Natasha Mamaril, Coordinator of Engineering Undergraduate Research

Ege Gungor Onal (Bioengineering)

Kazuki Shin (Computer Engineering)

Sara Linares Calero (ECE)

Rishabh Rajagopalan (Computer Science)




Applying to U.S. Graduate Schools!

NOVEMBER 19, 2019 (5:00-6:30PM)


Learn about U.S. graduate school opportunities, applications, resources, and funding!  

Special GuestsMeg Siebenhar (Graduate College), Liezl Bowman (Bioengineering), Kristina Wright (Engineering Career Services), Viveka Kudaligama (Computer Science), Dr. Harry Dankowicz (Grainger Graduate, Professional, and On-line Programs), and Graduate Student Panel including: Simran Patil (Computer Engineering), Shahriar Muhammad Nahid, (Mechanical Engineering), Lakshmi Amulya Nimmagadda (Mechanical Engineering), Nidia Ines Bucarelli Sanchez (Civil Engineering), Juyoung Leem (Mechanical Engineering), Nurila Kambar (Materials Science and Engineering), Claudia Berdugo Diaz (Chemical Engineering) …

Register via: Grainger Student Groups Portal


Congratulations Professor Nadya Mason on the University Scholars award!

Prof Nadya Mason, Professor, Physics

Research Areas: Electronic behavior of materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, topological insulators, nanostructured superconductors, and other novel 1D or 2D systems

Ph.D. in Physics, Stanford University, 2001
S.B. in Physics, Harvard University, 1995

Teaching Honors:
University Scholar (2019)
List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, (Spring 2015, Spring 2011)

Research Honors:
Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), 2018
John Bardeen Faculty Scholar in Physics at the U of I, 2014
U. of I. College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, 2012
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award, APS, 2012

Congratulations on 27 years of university service!

Liang Y Liu, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean of Facilities and Capital Planning, College of Engineering; William E. O’Neil Faculty Scholar

My China Interpreter Scholarship

Due on December 31, 2019

Learn More: here

This $500 yearly scholarship will be awarded to one student for their education expenses. The only requirement is to write an essay about  “How Lan

guage Shapes the Brain?” Open to anyone (no citizenship required).


CPT workshop for F-1 students

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1 PM

Lincoln Hall ( Room 1000)

Sign up: here

CPT is designed for students that are interested in utilizing an off-campus work opportunity that is related to their field of study and is important and integral to their curriculum or thesis topic.  The workshop will include a presentation followed by a question and answer session.

Quad Party: Celebrating Grainger

Illinois Engineering will soon be renamed The Grainger College of Engineering. Join us in celebrating this truly historic moment, and the impact The Grainger Foundation has had on our campus.

Thursday, May 2, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Bardeen Quad
*Rain location: Electrical & Computer Engineering Building atrium

Featuring a short program with remarks from Dean Rashid Bashir. Don’t miss free foodgiveaways & inflatables!
Wear your favorite Illinois gear for a group photo on the quad at 11:30 AM!



Engineering International Faculty & Student Roundtable

SPECIAL GUESTS: Dr. Deming Chen (Electrical and Computer Engineering),  Dr. Pinshane Y. Huang (Materials Science and Engineering), Mrinaal Mittal (Computer Science), Katrina James (Computer Science), and Joan  Brown (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

April 12, 2019 from 4:30 – 6:00 PM

John Deere Pavilion (205 Mechanical Engineering Lab)

RSVP :  here

Join the EISP Roundtable as Engineering faculty, students, and staff share life experiences and wisdom!  International and domestic students are welcome!


University of Illinois honored with
GUCDC China Career Development Award

LockIn China honored the University of Illinois with the GUCDC China Career Development Award —University Career Service Best Practice! This was a collaborative campus-wide honor.


Engineering International and Domestic Student “Meet and Greet”

April 2, 2019 (12:30-1:30pm)  –  212 Engineering Hall

RSVP Deadline for FREE food:  March 31, 2019


Meet Engineering international and domestic students, faculty, and staff! Stop by between classes for snacks and refreshments. Expand your network, and meet new friends! Learn about Engineering and campus-wide resources!

EISP @ Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

UI Black Chorus Mom’s Day Concert Concert

April 6 (7:30 PM)

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Les 7 doigts de la main: “Reversible”

March 29 (7:30 PM)  

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The Other Guys 50th Anniversary Reunion 

March 30 (7:30 PM)

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College of Engineering Scholarship Application

Deadline – March 14, 2019 at 5 PM 

Learn More :  here

College of Engineering Undergraduate Programs Office is accepting applications for available scholarships for the academic year Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.


College of Engineering Student Registration Job Opportunity 

Registration Director Deadline – March 1, 2019 

Assistant Director Deadline – March 15, 2019 

Learn More and Apply :  here

The College of Engineering is looking for our motivated and welcoming students to aid in incoming student registration over the summer.


Engineering IDT/ICT Info Session

March 13, 2019 (6:00-7:00pm)  106B1 Engineering Hall

Learn more:  here

RSVP: here

If you are a continuing student in either the ICT or IDT  program, this info session will briefly cover the process, deadlines, and provide general transfer advice, but the intention is to have more of an open discussion (Q&A) about the transfer petition and web app. This is intended for IDTs (ENGR inter-department) plus ICTs for pre-Fall 2017 students only.


Summer Job Opportunity – Upward Bound

Dates: June 10 – July 19, 2019

Learn More :  here

TRIO Upward Bound is hiring for their 2019 Summer Residential Program. It is a 6 week intensive course for current Upward Bound students.


Engineering Open House (EOH)

March 8-9, 2019 – various Engineering Buildings

Learn More:  here

Engineering Open House is an annual student-led STEM fair featuring two days of exciting exhibits and captivating competitions that showcase the talent and ingenuity of engineering students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



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