Additional Information for Graduate Students in History at UIC

Special Circumstances
Students seeking exemptions from Department of History or Graduate College regulations must fill out a special form, known as a petition, which can be obtained from the Graduate Secretary. The student is responsible for explaining fully and clearly the rationale for the exemption. The petition must be signed by the student and endorsed by the student's faculty advisor. Not all petitions will be granted.

Leave of Absence
Ph.D. candidates who have passed their preliminary examinations are not eligible for leaves of absence.

Oral History
http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/oralhistory.html

Timelines
Stand-alone M.A
Timeline for doctoral-track M.A. students
Timeline for Ph.D. students

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