At a Glance: November 28, 2022

Dec 9, 2022
Online Programs Announcements
Gies Online Graduation Course
Spring 2023 Graduates- check your emails to find an invitation from Coursera to enroll in the Gies Online Programs Graduation Course. This optional course is your guide through the graduation process and other important things to know as you transition from learners to alumni! Be sure to accept your email invitation from Coursera in order to enroll in the Gies Online Programs Graduation Course.
Easy Way to Locate Your Course Registration Number (CRN) for Registration 
Are you preparing to register for Spring 2023 courses? The iMBA course offerings page provides course start dates, live session times, and CRN’s for each upcoming semester. You can use the CRN to register for courses in student self-service. Select “View Spring 2023 Courses” on the course offerings webpage to get started.
Connect with a Student and Academic Success Specialist
Spring 2023 registration has begun! The Student and Academic Success Team provides academic advising and support for all learners in Gies Online Programs. Whether you need assistance with registration and drop schedules, course selections, degree planning or resources available to you - our team is here to help! Learn more about connecting with a specialist here.
Faculty Feature
Nolan Miller
Professor Nolan Miller, Daniel and Cynthia Mah Helle Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Business and Public Policy, earned his Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Northwestern University and has been on the faculty at Gies since 2009. He teaches courses on financial economics, microeconomics, and the economics of market fundamentals. Professor Miller regularly appears on the list of teachers ranked as excellent by their students and previously received the Illinois Student Government Teaching Excellence Award.
Find Professor Miller:
Professor Miller is the new lead instructor for FIN 574: Microeconomics for Business (previously ECON 528), beginning in Spring 2023.
Atlanta Meet Up
Thursday, December 1 2022 | 7pm EST | Register Today
Gies Business is looking forward to providing an opportunity for our iDegree learners and alumni in the Atlanta area to gather for a Meet Up! Join Gies Staff for an evening of networking and connecting at Rowdy Tiger Whiskey Bar and Kitchen 866 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308. Please let us know if you will attend by today. We look forward to connecting with you in person.
International Student Coffee Chat 
Wednesday, December 7 2022 | 9am CST | Register Here
Join a member of our recruitment team and several of our international student ambassadors with a cup of coffee or tea to discuss what it is like to be a global participant in Gies Online iMBA, iMSM or iMSA programs. We will discuss accessibility, communication, return on investment and what the student experience looks like for our global students. 
iDegrees Workshop: Immersion Opportunities within Gies Online
Tuesday, December 13 2022 | 12pm CST | Register Here
Gies Online offers Immersion trips virtually and in person, domestically and globally where students can learn about industries outside those in which they currently work and understand business and economics in our host countries. Join us to hear from Rachel Ward, Assistant Director of Operations, who oversees the immersion opportunities. We will also hear from a student ambassador who has completed an immersion trip and learn about the requirements, benefits, and successes they have experienced from micro and global immersions.
Gies Military Veterans Coffee Chat
Wednesday, December 14 2022 | 1pm CST | Register Here
Interested in learning about how a master's degree with Gies Online can benefit your career, or assist with your transition into civilian life? Our recruitment team and some current student veterans will discuss their success and answer questions. We will also provide additional advice on the obstacles and opportunities for those within the military community.
In Case You Missed It...
Show Your Gies Pride All Year
The Gies Online Store features exclusive Gies College of Business merchandise. No matter the weather or occasion there is something for everyone. Check out the Limited Release Collection while supplies last!
Live in colder weather? See the latest cold weather additions to the Gies Online Store to help keep you warm over the coming months.
Want to show your Gies pride at work? See the latest additions in the Professional Attire collection
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! 
Use the Events Calendar for upcoming events and academic deadlines this semester.
Atlanta Meet Up
Thursday, December 1 | 7pm EST | Register Today
International Student Coffee Chat
Wednesday, December 7 | 9am CST | Register Here
Spring 2023 Registration Deadline
1st 8-weeks December 16 | Spring 2023 Course Offerings
December iDegrees Celebration and Open House
December 16 | 10:30am - 12pm CST | Krannert Center | Register Here
December iDegrees Convocation Ceremony
December 16 | 1pm - 3pm CST | Krannert Center
December iDegrees Virtual Ceremony
December 17 | 8:30am - 9:30am CST | Zoom link is forthcoming
December 2022 Degree Conferral
December 19
Fall 2022 Grades Released
December 23
Holiday Closure - Winter Break
December 23 - January 2 | The University of Illinois will be closed Friday, December 23--Monday, January 2 in observance of the winter holidays in the United States.
Spring 2023 1st 8-Weeks Soft Launch
January 4, 2023
Houston Immersion 
January 4-7, 2023