PAT/Non-Degree At a Glance: August 22, 2022

Aug 28, 2022
Online Programs Announcements
Fall 1 iMSA Courses Launch Today!
Fall 1 iMSA courses launch today, if you registered by the deadline. Make sure to access your class in both Canvas and Coursera. For more information about dropping or withdrawing, please refer to our Dropping Courses and Refunds webpage and Fall Refund Guide.
Women's Coffee Chat
Wednesday, August 24 | 11:00am CT | Register Here
Join us to explore how women in business can achieve success in Gies Online! A recruitment leader here at Gies Online will be joined by some of the amazing women currently studying in one of our online programs. Bring your questions and a cup of coffee to sit back and discuss the experiences and challenges women face in business and how graduate education can help women succeed.
Phishing Campaigns on the Rise
As the semester kicks off, please be extra cautions about potential phishing/fake emails. We usually see a significant increase right when classes start, as attackers know that we're all in a whirlwind of activity and often too rushed to catch subtle hints that something isn't legitimate.
The two most common types at the moment are:
  1. Messages impersonating VIPs like deans, directors, and department heads, asking for a favor
  2. Messages using Google or Box to send "shared document" notifications.
If you receive one of these messages, or anything pertaining to an email quota or similar that seems suspicious, you can forward the message as an attachment (right-click, forward-as-attachment) to:
In Case You Missed It...
Want to Show Your Gies Pride?
Want to show your Gies pride? Need to augment your wardrobe?
In partnership with Campus Ink, we’re launching the new Gies online store featuring exclusive Gies College of Business merchandise. You’ll be the talk of the town and the envy of all your friends in your new Gies gear.
Check out the new selection of Gies-branded sportswear and other merchandise. Look for exclusive launch items available only while supplies last – when they’re gone, they’re gone!
Duo - Multi-Factor Authorization
Between August 12 and 14, you will begin to see an updated login screen and secondary screen for Duo multi-factor authentication when you access certain web-protected resources.

What action steps do I need to take?

  1. On the first screen, type in your entire university provided email address. You will no longer be able to enter only your NetID for access. Please update your password managers accordingly.
  2. The Duo screen will appear successful entry of your email address and password. This is a visual change that requires no new or different action on your part. Continue to login with Duo as you have in the past.
Who do I contact with questions?
If you have any questions, please contact or call 217-244-7000.
Fall 1 iMSA Courses Begin
August 22
Women's Coffee Chat
August 24 | 11:00am CT | Register Here
August 22 Course Drop Deadline (iMSA)
August 26 | Course Refund Guide
Holiday Closure - Labor Day
September 5 | The University of Illinois will be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day, a National Holiday in the United States.
Fall 2 Registration Deadline
September 22 iMBA/ iMSM
September 27 iMSA