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    Graduate Student Visit Options

    Take the next step in your educational journey and imagine yourself as a graduate student at Illinois State. Learn about the graduate admissions process, our Illinois State and B-N community, academic expectations, funding opportunities and student life. 

    Graduate Student Visit Days - Select Fridays
    2-3 hours
    Due to preventative measures taken by the University and for the safety of our students and guests, on campus events are cancelled for the remainder of the semester.

    During a Graduate Student Visit Day, you will:

    • Learn more about the University, including the graduate admissions process
    • Enjoy a complimentary meal at one of our dining centers
    • Hear from current graduate students
    • Experience campus through a student-led tour
    • If interested, meet with your department

    Virtual Information Sessions - Weekdays
    30 minute session
    Get a sense of Illinois State graduate student life without having to be on campus. This virtual session provides an overview of Illinois State, the graduate admissions process, funding opportunities, and more. This session includes:
    • A general 30 minute presentation about Illinois State, and tips on admissions and funding opportunities
    • Time for you to ask questions

    Virtual Admitted Sessions - Weekdays
    45-60 minute session

    Learn about your next steps and tips for success as an admitted graduate student. 
    This session includes:
    • A 30-40 minute presentation about becoming a Redbird
    • Time for you to ask questions

    Don't see a time that works for you? Contact the Graduate School at to set up an individual visit. 

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