At a Glance: July 26

Sep 3, 2021
Online Programs Announcements
There is Still Time to Register for Fall Courses!
Courses will be soft launching soon, so be sure to register as soon as possible if you intend to register for fall. If you need assistance registering, please drop into our Express Advising every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday between 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm CST to quickly get answers to your questions. Express Advising is first-come, first-serve. 
Save Course Documents from Compass 2g
Compass course websites are available for 8 weeks from the end of the last course module, as stated in each course syllabus. After 8 weeks from the end date, you will no longer have access to your summer course website in Compass. Save any documents before that date for your personal archives, including your individual and team assignments.
Graduating in December?
On July 22nd, potential Fall 2021 graduates received an email from Coursera to enroll in the Gies Online Programs Graduation Course. This optional course is your guide through the graduation process. It will answer many questions about the graduation process. Be sure to accept your email invitation from Coursera to enroll in the Gies Online Programs Graduation Course.
MOOC Revisions Update
Because we strive to deliver innovative and exceptional course content, several MOOCs will have significant changes for the upcoming fall semester. It is strongly recommended to not complete the following MOOCs until a new version has been launched:
BADM 520 - MOOCs 1 and 2  MBA 564 Special Topics 1 - MOOC 1
BADM 567 - MOOCs 1 and 2 MBA 564 Special Topics 2 - MOOC 1
MBA 544 - MOOC 1  
The MOOCs for MBA 543: Digital Media and Marketing are now live!
Access MOOC 1 and the recently revised MOOC 2 for MBA 543. 

The MOOCs for MBA 553: Entrepreneurship: From Startup to Growth are now live! 

Access MOOC 1 and MOOC 2 for MBA 553.

If you have previously completed old versions of these MOOCs and have received the certificate, it will still be recognized. However, you should plan to watch any new video content in order to be successful in your accompanying high-engagement courses.
Join Us for iConverge 2021: Leading with Intention 
iConverge 2021 is coming! We can't wait to have you join us for this exciting event. You are the heart and soul of our legacy! 

iConverge has a lot to offer you. We are making some exciting plans to ensure you have a great experience visiting your university. You can see a preliminary iConverge agenda

Please note there is a $100 registration fee. iConverge is open to only students and alumni. Guests will not be able to participate in the sessions or social events due to capacity. The deadline for registration is Tuesday, August 10. 


Soft Launch for iMBA and iMSM Classes
August 4
iMSA Coffee Chat
August 4 at 6:00 PM CT
Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to connect with other iMSA students and with the Academic Director, Oktay Urcan. Ask Oktay questions about the field of Accountancy, or just come for a great chat! No prior registration is necessary. Join here. 
First 8-week Courses Begin - iMBA, iMSM, iMSA Non-Accountancy Electives
August 11
Summer Final Grades Available to View on UIUC Self-Service
August 14
iConverge 2021
September 16-18