Monthly Graduate Student Newsletter

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Monthly School of Graduate Studies Newsletter

Here you will find the most recent monthly newsletter, special editions, as well as the archives for the past 12 months.  Stay up to date on graduate studies policies, reminders, dates/deadlines, and general CWRU happenings.

Current Newsletter:

April 2021: Spring Continues

  • Commencement Ceremony: May 28
  • Submit Graduation Materials by April 30
  • Register for Summer and Fall Classes
  • UNIV 401 Advanced Professional Development for University Teaching Seminar
  • Funding Available for Virtual Conferences
  • Get Your Vaccines
  • Beyond the Professoriate Online Career Conference
  • Virtual Summer Intern: Broadening Participation in Graduate Education
  • GSC Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Research Award
  • Nominations Needed: New International Student Advisory Council
  • Virtual Graduate Awards Ceremony
  • Stay Safe in the Spring
  • Mandatory Weekly COVID-19 Testing
  • Other Upcoming Events

Previous Newsletters:
March 2021: a Welcomed Spring Begins

Mandatory Weekly COVID-19 Testing. Commencement Announcement. Submit Graduation Materials. Last Day for Course Withdrawal. Incomplete (I) Grades from Fall 2020. Auditing Courses. Final Oral Defense. Anti-Plagiarism Tools. Holidays, Parental & Leave, Vacation Policies. Nominate Students for Graduate Awards. Apply for Social Justice Fellowship. Baker-Nord Center Graduate Research Grants. Material Borrowed from KSL. Oxford Handbooks Online at KSL. Community Concerns Reporting System. Spoken English Programs. Sustainability and Climate Change Survey. Food Insecurity Resources. International Student Career Preparation Etiquette Dinner. First Generation Grad Students: Financial Wellness Game Night. KSL How to Get Published Webinars. Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

February 2021: a Late Start to the Semester

Mandatory Weekly COVID-19 Testing. Apply for May Graduation. Verify Your Final Exams. Unity Banquet Scholarship. Copy Your SIS Schedule to Google Calendar. Daylight Saving Time Begins in March. "Spring Break" No-Class Days. Nominate Faculty for Diekhoff Awards. Food Insecurity Resources. Spoken English Programs. Join GSC University Committees. Advocate Drop-in Hours. GSC Masks Available. SA&L Grad Student Assistantships. Campus Shuttles

January 2021: A New & Better Year

Spring New Student Orientation. Required COVID "Reorientation" Training. Congrats to Winter Graduates! KSL Lobby Open for Pickup Service. January 2021 Session Continues. Last Day to Register for Spring Classes. Waive Student Medical & One-to-One Fitness Plans. Waiver of Registration. Preferred Name. Passphrases Required for CWRU Login. Considering a Career in Teaching? Diekhoff Committee Members Needed! New CWRU Care Virtual Counseling Visits. Take the Leap: Beyond Your PhD. Graduate Student Greek Life House Director. Winter Weather Alerts. UMC Student Social Media Ambassador. Child Care Resources. Grad Assistants for ResLife Needed!

December 2020: A Quiet End to a Historic Year

Spring New Student Orientation. January 2021 Session. Remote Learning from Distant Time Zones. Considering a Career in Teaching? Zoom Updates. Spoken English Tutors. Fellowship Courses. Winter Service Changes to Campus Shuttles. Grad Assistants for ResLife Needed! Emergency Food Assistance. GSC December Survey. Safety Tips For Break on Campus. Safety Tips For Break while Traveling.

November 2020: Fall Ends Early

Submit Graduation Materials. Thanksgiving Break & End of the Semester. Leave of Absence (LOA) Requests. Register for Spring 2021 Classes; Remove Holds. January 2021 Session. Modified Spring 2021 Semester. Passphrases Required for CWRU Login. Safety Tips For Break on Campus. Safety Tips For Break while Traveling.

October 2020: Make Sure to Vote!

Vote by November 3. Course Audit & Withdrawal, Incompletes: November 6. Final Oral Defense. Free the PhD Virtual Summit. Daylight Saving Time Ends: November 1. Thanksgiving Break & End of Semester. Modified Spring 2021 Semester. (Mildly) Spooky Grad Game Night. GSC Professional Development Conferences. Get Your Flu Shot! Therapy and Support Sessions. Emergency Fund for Students. CWRU EMS in Greater University Circle. Reviewers Needed for Safer Campus Guidebook. Upcoming Events

September 2020: A Quiet Start to Fall

Apply for January Graduation. Professional Grad Student & Postdoc Coaching. NSF Grad Research Fellowship Info Panel. Verify Your Final Exams. Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave & Vacation Policies. Campus Goes Remote During Debates. Register to Vote. Did You Miss New Student Orientation? GSC Professional Development Conference Series. Add a Preferred Name, Personal Pronoun, or Gender Identity in SIS. Get Your Flu Shot! Translational Fellows Program. Child Care Resources. Academic Career Success Conference. Spoken English Accuracy for Presentation Skills Seminar. You Count! 2020 Census.

August 2020: Welcome! #MaskUpCWRU

Grad Studies Staff Back on Campus. Congrats to Summer Graduates! Waiver of Registration. Space Management Initiatives. Waive Student Medical & One-to-One Fitness plans. Labor Day: No University Holiday. How to remove holds in SIS. Notification for Final Oral Defense. Update to Office 365. Freedman Student Fellowships. Eduroam for Wireless Access Away from CWRU. Considering a Career in Teaching? Guidelines for Student Organizations. Online Spoken English Programs. Interested in a University Committee? Diversity 360 for Graduate Students. MOVE Forward. Childcare Support for Grad Students. Athletic Facilities Reopen. Use Grubhub for Campus Dining. CWRU Facemask Fundraiser Campaign.

July 2020: Summer Heat While Looking Toward Fall

Fall New Student Orientation is Online. Summer Graduates: Submit Final Materials. Waiver for the Student Medical and One-to-One Fitness. Student and Exchange Visitor Program Updates. Extensions on Milestones and Deadlines. Join the Academic Integrity Board/University Judicial Board! University Health & Counseling Services Opportunities. Spoken English Seminars Continue in July. Postdoctoral Research Associate Training Program

June 2020: A Quiet Campus this Summer

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Summer Graduates: Waiver of Registration. Summer Graduates: Submit Final Materials. Calendar Changes to Fall Semester. Diplomas for May Graduates. Summer English Skills Tutoring. Passphrases for Online Security. Congratulations to our Awards Winners! John S. Diekhoff Awards for Faculty. Parking Permits on Campus. Necessities and Groceries.

May 2020: Celebrating our Students!

Virtual Graduate Awards Ceremony. Virtual Commencement. Register Now for Summer & Fall Classes. Summer 2020 Graduation. Waiver of Registration. Payment Plans in SIS. Open Science Framework (OSF). Fellowship Courses. Other Graduate Student Awards. Share Your Remote Learning Experiences. New Opportunities to Speak with Counselors. You Count! 2020 Census.


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