Graduate Student Calendar

To be included once announced: LCL Lecture Series talks, deadline for submitting final grades via Student Admin

 

October

October 5: LCL Workshop “Preparing for the Job Market”

October 6: Mid-semester progress reports due to students from faculty

October 11: Meet and Greet for Human Rights Grad Certificate

October 11: LCL Lecture Series: Susan Einbinder

October 12: LCL Workshop “Preparing for the Job Market II” – Cover Letters

October 23: Registration for Spring 2017 semester opens via Student Admin

October 27: LANGSA conference “Shaping the Future”

October 30: Last day to drop a course or convert to pass/fail

November

November 1: Tinker Foundation Graduate Field Research Grants from El Instituto and Graduate Certificate in Human Rights deadline for January ’17 admission

November 9: LCL Workshop “Crafting the Diversity Statement”

November 10: Deadline for Human Rights Graduate Student Research Grant Competition

November 15: Graduate Certificate in College Instruction deadline for January ‘17 admission

November 16: LCL Workshop “Mock Interviews”

November 17: Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree

November 19-25: Thanksgiving recess

December

December 1: Last day to defend a master’s thesis/doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree

December 8: Last day of fall semester classes

December 11-17: Final examinations

December 15: Last day to submit thesis/dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to The Graduate School for conferral of a Fall 2017 degree

December 20: Deadline for submitting fall grades via Student Admin

January

January 4-7: MLA in NYC

January 16: Spring semester begins

January 22: Last day to file petitions for course credit by examination

January 29: Add/drop via Student Admin closes, courses dropped after this date will have a ‘W’

Last day to convert course to ‘Pass/Fail’

 

February

February 1: Deadline for UCHI fellowship application

February 23: Mid-semester progress reports due to students from faculty

 

March

March 1: Last day to apply for graduation via Student Administration System to guarantee name of degree candidate will be printed in the Commencement Ceremony program

March 11-16: Spring break

March 19: Registration for Fall 2018 semester opens via Student Admin

March 26: Last day to drop a course or convert to pass/fail

 

April
April 1: Graduate Certificate in College Instruction deadline for August ‘17 admission

April 6: Last day to announce an oral defense of a doctoral dissertation for conferral of a Spring 2018 degree

April 19: LCL Graduate Award Ceremony and departmental party

April 20: Last day to defend a master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation for conferral of a spring 2018 degree

April 27: Last day of Spring semester classes

April 30: Final examinations begin

 

May

May 4: Last day to submit thesis and dissertation final copies to Digital Commons and related paperwork to the Graduate School for Conferral of a Spring 2018 degree

May 5: Final Examinations and Conferral date for Spring 2018 degrees. The Graduate School MA Commencement Ceremony

May 7 The Graduate School Ph.D. Commencement Ceremony


July
July 1: Graduate Certificate in Human Rights deadline for August 2018 admission