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Resources for New Graduate Students

Welcome to our program!  To help get you started, here are some useful resources for you.


SAVE THE DATE!  The new student orientation will be August 20, 2021, for those starting AE @ Illinois in Fall, 2021.

More details will be provided to you by e-mail soon.   If you would like to view the materials from Fall 2020, please continue below.


Just before the start of each fall and spring semester, the Department hosts a welcome event.   The most recent one is below.

On August 21, 2020, the Department held an orientation for new and returning graduate students.  The below links contain a recording of the orientation, and the information that was presented.

Undergraduate Contacts                                   Graduate Contacts

Brian S. Woodard

Brian S. Woodard
Director of Undergraduate Programs
(217) 300-8109

Laura Ann Gerhold

Daniel J. Bodony

Daniel J. Bodony
Associate Head
(217) 244-3844

Jenna Russell

Jenna Russell
Graduate Programs Coordinator



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