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Student Resources for Global Studies

Student Resources for Global Studies

Study Abroad Resources

Council for International Eduational Exchange (CIEE)

Provides numerous student services including the International Study ID Card and Trip Safe Insurance. CIEE also runs Council Travel, a travel agency that specializes in student travel.

International Business / Trade Information

The International Trade Association of Greater Chicago

Helpful information and a good up-to-date calendar of events in the area.

News from Around the World

Directories of over 8000 on-line newspapers from around the world


Democracy Now: a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program.

Democracy Now

NPR: National Public Radio


The Guardian Unlimited (news site from the UK)

The Guardian

Map Sites



Currency Converter


Global Time

World Time Zones

Global Weather


Translators and Dictionaries

Word2Word Translation On-line Dictionaries Translator

Alumni Profile

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar