Resources for Current Students


Below are links to documents and sites that current MI graduate students may find useful. If you have suggestions for additions, please send them to


Medieval Institute 

2016-17 MI Graduate Handbook

2013-14 MI Graduate Handbook

2012-13 MI Graduate Handbook

2011-12 MI Graduate Handbook

Calendar of Events (all scheduled lectures, conferences, and other events sponsored by the Medieval Institute or of interest to medievalists)



Office of the Registrar (home for the academic calendar)

Graduate Bulletin of Information 2013-14

May Graduation (Commencement 2014) Information


Teaching & Research

Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning

Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts (ISLA) (funding opportunities and help with applying for external fellowships and grants)


Administrative Services

Office of Student Accounts (student financial accounts)

Immigration Information (part of International Student and Scholar Affairs)

Expense Reimbursement (As of July 1, 2011, all requests for reimbursement must be prepared electronically and submitted through the travelND expense reporting system. Instructions for using the system, including policy guidelines for business expenses, are available, along with tutorials and reference guides.)



Graduate School (Resources for Current Students: a wide-ranging collection of materials including calendars, dissertation regulations, research funding opportunities, forms and policies, family support information, and general University resources for graduate students)

College of Arts and Letters (Graduate Student Resources: general and College-specific teaching, research, and personal resources)

Campus Map


Non-Academic (On-Campus)

Graduate Student Union

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (music, theater, dance, and cinema on campus)

RecSports (information about recreational sports programs, including facilities hours, fitness and instructional classes, club sports, and intramurals)

Off-Campus Connector (“How to Move, Live, & Play Off Campus”) Aimed at undergraduates but useful for information about the South Bend community—its attractions and opportunities for entertainment



City of South Bend (city services, general guide to local sights, and visitor information)

Downtown South Bend (retail, dining, nightlife, the arts, recreation, and lodgings)

South Bend/Mishawaka Convention and Visitors Bureau (includes hotel listings, guides to restaurants and recreation)

ArtsEverywhere (local cultural event calendar)

South Bend Silverhawks (Minor League A-level baseball team)

Center for History (St. Joseph River Valley heritage center, including All-American Girls Professional Baseball League archives and Copshaholm, the J.D. Oliver mansion)

Studebaker National Museum (three floors of displays devoted to Studebaker vehicles)

Potawatomi Zoo

St. Joseph County Public Library

East Race Waterway (white water rafting and kayaking in the middle of downtown South Bend)

South Bend Farmers Market (established 1924)

University Park Mall (largest area shopping center)

South Bend Civic Theatre (award-winning community theater company)

Morris Performing Arts Center (professional theater productions and home of Broadway Theatre League of South Bend, Inc.; South Bend Symphony Orchestra; and Southold Dance Theater)



Transpo (local in-town bus service)

Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District—“South Shore Line” (commuter rail line to Chicago)

Coach USA (bus service to Chicago airports)

Greyhound Lines, Inc. (national intercity bus service)

South Bend Regional Airport (terminal for air flights; station for South Shore train and Greyhound bus service)