News and Events

Fri, 08/15/2014

All PSM students, alums, and advisors are invited! Please join us for a chance to connect (and eat, of course!) at Bevier Commons (905 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL - enter through the glass doors facing Goodwin Avenue.)

Thu, 07/10/2014


If you’re a newly-admitted Illinois PSM student enrolling in fall 2014, important information is available for you on the new student orientation page:


This page has important information about

  • your fall courses,
  • advising,
  • registration, and
  • our first meeting at orientation on Thursday, August 21.

We are all looking forward to welcoming you to the Illinois PSM!  As always, if you have questions, contact Natalie Bosecker, Illinois PSM director at or contact your program's major advisor.


Fri, 03/14/2014

There is still time to submit your application for admission to the Illinois PSM's fall 2014 cohort.

All programs are currently accepting applications.  Visit the Illinois PSM website's Apply page for information and links to Graduate Admissions.

Illinois PSM:  the path starts here

Thu, 02/13/2014



Do you have questions about the Illinois PSM?  

Want to learn more about how to apply, deadlines, internships, and more?

Then join the next online advising session on

  • Tuesday, April 22, at
  • 6:00 p.m. Central time.

Connect here to the session to join the public forum with an Illinois PSM representative and other prospective students.  The session will be open 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.  (You may be prompted to install an add-in to your browser before joining the session.)

Can't make it this time?  Watch an extended on-demand webcast with detailed program information.


Thu, 02/13/2014



Illinois PSM programs' priority application date is Saturday, March 15, 2014.
Applications submitted by March 15 will be in the early round of admission reviews and decisions.
This is not a deadline.  You may submit your application until a specific program sets its deadline.  Most programs accept applications through mid-summer, space permitting.
To apply, visit the application page on the Illinois PSM website.
Illinois PSM programs are offered in
  • Agricultural Production,
  • Bioenergy,
  • Food Science and Human Nutrition,
  • Plant Biotechnology, and
  • Technical Systems Management.
Visit us on the web at, email us at, or call (217) 265-5363.