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Research Rookies

The Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Research Rookies Program. Perferred deadline of Friday, July 17, 2015.

2014 Research rookies

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Summer Semester

Photo of students in summer

  • Mon. June 15
    Classes begin
  • Sat. July 4
    (observed Fri. July 3)
    University closed
  • Friday Aug. 7
    Summer Research Symposium
    Altgeld Auditorim
  • Sun. Aug. 9
    Summer Session ends

News & Events


Science of Music, July 23
at The House Cafe in DeKalb, IL 

Stargazing, August 12
at Bliss Creek Golf Course in Sugar Grove, IL

Breakfast with the Buffalo,
August 29
at Nachusa Grasslands in Oregon, IL