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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

Netizen

Onlinenewspapers.com

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

Democracy Now

NPR: National Public Radio

NPR

The Guardian Unlimited (news site from the UK)

The Guardian

Map Sites

Multimap

Infoplease

Currency Converter

Converter

Global Time

World Time Zones

Global Weather

Accuweather

Translators and Dictionaries

Word2Word Translation On-line Dictionaries

Dictionary.com Translator

Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar