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Happening Around Campus and Beyond

 
 
 
 

Senior Survey

Seniors, we want to hear from you! You still have time to complete the Chancellor's Senior Survey and tell us about your experience at Illinois. 

You can request your unique survey link at https://go.illinois.edu/SeniorSurveyLink

By completing the survey you'll be entered to win the following prizes:

  • A personalized congratulatory video from Chancellor Jones
  • Professional headshots
  • An Amazon gift card

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OPT Workshop with ISSS

Join International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) for a live workshop about OPT, followed by Q&A.

Monday, March 29
2:00-3:00 PM

Register at https://go.illinois.edu/optsp21

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Student Production Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has opened the applications for their Student Production Awards. These awards recognize outstanding student achievement in production and are presented for a variety of categories including sports story, multimedia journalism, and newscast.

Applications are due by April 9, 2021.

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UIUC Student Film Festival Submissions Open

All University of Illinois undergraduate students, filmmaking clubs, and production classes are invited to submit to the annual UIUC Student Film Festival. You can submit a short film of any genre (comedy, drama, music, dance, video essay, documentary, experimental, animations); home movie; or TikTok video. Winners will receive $100, $75, and $50 gift cards. Be part of a celebration of student filmmaking and creativity!

Submissions due April 9. Event streams May 1, 5:00 PM, at illinifilmfest.com

 
   
 
 
 

Scholarships

 
 
 
 

Additional Scholarship Resources

As you start to think about scholarships for the next academic year, do not forget about the College’s Additional Scholarship Resources page. In addition to helping you think about the scholarship search process, this page highlights many awards that are offered by media organizations across the country.

Walter Cronkite Scholarship

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for the Walter Cronkite Scholarship. Scholarships range from $1000-$3000. Awards are merit-based and are awarded to students who plan to pursue a career in the media industry. In addition to completing the application, students must submit links to creative video work along with two letters of recommendation from faculty. The deadline to submit all materials is April 30, 2021.

 
   
 
 
 

Important Dates and Deadlines

 
 
 
 

Second eight-week (POT B) courses begin
March 22, 2021

Break - Non-Instructional Day
March 24, 2021

Deadline to add a second eight-week (POT B) course
March 26, 2021

Time Tickets available for Summer and Fall 2021
April 5, 2021

Fall 2021 schedule available in Course Explorer
April 5, 2021

Break - Non-Instructional Day
April 13, 2021

 
   
 
 
 

Academic Advising

 
 
 
 

If you have a quick question, you can visit virtual express advising. This is for 5 to 10 minute questions. Express advising is available at https://go.illinois.edu/MediaExpressAdvising on the following days and times while class is in session:

Mondays - 9:00am-10:30am Central Time
Thursdays - 1:30pm-3:00pm Central Time
Fridays - 10:30am-12:00pm Central Time

 
 
 
 
 
 
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