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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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Tony Churchill wasn’t sure what he wanted out of life. Then he enrolled at Oakton Community College—and discovered his passion.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after October 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

Full Academic Calendar