Current Graduate Students

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Amber Buckley-Shaklee Graduate Student Conference in Sociology

Links to information about current and past Sociology graduate student conferences.

New Student Information

Essential information for incoming graduate students including employment, visa and community resources

Degree Requirements

Links to Handbooks that detail Sociology Departmental requirements for Doctoral, Master's, and Minor degrees.

Honors and Awards

Department Graduate Student Honors and Awards

Departmental Funding Requests

Links to External and Internal organizations that offer funding opportunities


Detailed History of Internal Awards/Fellowships

Events Calender

Events from Graduate College

Course Catalogue

The University's catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses listed by all departments on the Urbana-Champaign campus. All courses are not offered each year. The Course Timetable is only available on-line.

Rules & Procedures

Links to Handbooks for Graduate Students

Timeline to Degree

Links to information regarding Academic Progress


Links to assist with editing

Other Resources

Resource Library

  • The Department maintains a resource library of books, pamphlets, and various publications to assist graduate students in the areas of:
    • the job market
    • teaching
    • gender, race, and culture in the profession
    • grant and funding opportunities
    • dissertation and research guides
  • Contact Shari Day to check out materials.

Additional Guides

Job Search Resources