Graduate Certification At a Glance: September 5, 2022

Sep 10, 2022
September Online Programs Announcements
Holiday Closure - Monday, September 5
The University will be closed today Monday, September 5 for Labor Day, a United States Holiday. University offices will be closed. Please refer to your course syllabi for assignment deadlines and live session schedules.
Limited Advising Services This Week
Limited academic advising services will be offered this week. No express advising will be held this week. To reach the SAS team, please email or schedule an advising appointment. iMSA Office Hours will still be held on Tuesday, September 6
Registration Deadline for Fall 2 Courses 
The registration deadlines for Fall 2 courses (also referred to as second 8-week courses) are coming up this month. Your registration deadline will vary by the course you are taking and so it is important to pay close attention to your course start date.

Registration deadline for courses starting on October 12 is 
Thursday, September 22.
Registration deadline for courses starting on October 17 is 
Tuesday, September 27.

Need a refresher on how to navigate registration through Student Self-Service? Check out our Course Registration page and watch our helpful video instructions. 
While registration after the deadlines may be permitted, it will result in a delay in accessing your courses on Canvas and Coursera. This process may take up to two weeks after you have registered, which may result in missing course assignments and other deadlines.  
Know Someone Great? 
Gies Online Programs is looking for great students like you! Our students are some of the best referrals to introducing prospective students to the iMBA, iMSM and iMSA. If you know someone who would like more information or be a great fit for our programs fill out this short form to refer them. Thank you for spreading the benefits of joining Gies!
Zoom Upgrade Deadline - September 10
On Saturday, September 10, Technology Services will require Zoom client 5.11.3 or newer for Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and Linux. You can check your own Zoom version by following the guide here. It must be 5.11.3 or newer by September 10.If you are prompted to update Zoom, please do so as soon as possible. You can check for updates manually and run them any time, either in Software Center, Managed Software Center, or Zoom itself.
Not sure how to update Zoom? Check out this article for illustrated steps.

The Help Desk will be happy to assist if needed:
Share Gies Online with Your Employer
We have many professional backgrounds and employers represented within Online Programs at Gies College of Business. We would love to meet some of your coworkers and share details about how graduate education can help them and your company succeed. Can you put us in touch with your HR department? Do you have a business club or professional group at work that could benefit from learning about Gies? We would love to have you join us for a presentation to share the student experience while we explain all of the Gies credentials we have to offer. We are excited to create new relationships with your colleagues! Reach out to Kate Deering for more information.
Ivy Exec Event with Kevin Hartman: What a Winning Analytics Team Looks Like, Acts Like, and Does
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 11:00am CT | Register Here
Data analytics should be top of mind for every advertiser, but building a successful and effective analytics team can be challenging. In this Ivy Exec webinar, Adjunct Professor Kevin Hartman will break down key principles that businesses can use to realize the potential of a tech-savvy analytics team while casting a keen eye toward the cultural considerations that are embraced by companies where analysts thrive.
University 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.
Ivy Exec Event with Kevin Hartman
September 20 | 11am CT | Register Here
Fall Second 8-week Registration Deadline
September 22 for October 12 courses
September 27 for October 17 courses