Welcome MSF Class of 2023

We are excited that you will join the MS in Finance program at Gies College of Business here at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. You are now part of the Gies family, and we want to make sure you take advantage of all the support and resources available to you and that starts today!

New Student Checklist

Please review and complete the New Graduate Student Checklist. These are essential steps to help you get started with your graduate school experience

Claim Your NetID

Your NetID will give you access to campus services, including e-mail and file storage. New students should visit the NetID claiming website.

Career Management Foundations Course

Access to the  Career Management Foundations Course  will be available on June 1, 2022. Please follow the instructions listed in the New Graduate Student Checklist to complete the course before arriving to campus for the orientation.

MSF Student Handbook and Gies Graduate Student Manual

Be sure to download the MSF Student Handbook  and  Gies Graduate Student Manual and review both prior to orientation. It is important that you are aware of the content.

Important Dates/Events
for MSF FA22 Admitted Students

Click here for the MSF FA22 Orientation Agenda

8/1/2022 MSF Curriculum Discussion (Recording Available!)
8/2/2022 MSF Curriculum Discussion/Q&A session (Recording Available!)
8/15/2022 MSF in-person orientation
8/16/2022 MSF in-person orientation
8/17/2022 MSF in-person orientation
8/17/2022 Business Graduate Programs Networking Event
8/18/2022 MSF in-person orientation: Gies Career Resource Fair
8/19/2022 MSF in-person orientation: Career Management Foundations Live!

Mock Class with
Prof. Huang & Prof. Johnson


Mock Class Recording
Professor Huang's Slides
Professor Widdick's Slides

Mock Class with
Prof. Pollet & Prof. Pearson


Mock Class Recording

"Chat with MSF Alumni" FA22 #1
2/18/2022 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM

click here to watch the recording of the event

"Chat with MSF Alumni" FA22 #2
4/22/2022 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM

click here to watch the recording of the event