Faculty Calendar

Major institutional dates to keep in mind:


  • Graduate orientation, Wed/Th/Fr prior to beginning of classes
  • Departmental picnic, Friday prior to first week of classes
  • Friday prior to first week of classes: PTR dossiers due to Patti (the basic form has to be completed even for first year tenure-track faculty)


  • September 5, Faculty Meeting
  • Friday, September 8, Spring schedule due (classroom requests must also be
  • submitted)
  • Monday September 18, Last day to submit Incomplete or Absence grades
  • September 28, Deadline ACLS Collaborative Research Application
  • September 28, Deadline ACLS Fellowship Application
  • September 30, Open House


  • October 2, Study Abroad Applications due
  • October 3, Faculty Meeting
  • October 11, Fulbright application deadline
  • October 11, major fair Rome Ballroom 4:00-6:00
  • Open House-third or fourth Sunday of the month
  • Book Orders (end of third week of October, typically the Friday before registration opens)
  • 23 October Undergraduate Registration opens for Spring semester
  • October 28, Second Open House


  • November 2, LANGSA conference
  • November 2, Deadline ACLS African Humanities Program (9:00 pm)
  • November 7, Faculty Meeting
  • November 8, Deadline ACLS Comparative Chinese Cultures Program  (9:00 pm)
  • Friday prior to Thanksgiving Dean convey results of TPR cases reviewed by Dean’s Advisory Council
  • November 28, LCL Colloquia Series: Rosa Helena Chinchilla


  • December 5, Faculty Meeting
  • December 6, NEH Collaborative Research Grant deadline
  • Friday December 8, final day of fall classes
  • Wednesday December 20, final grades due


  • January 10, NEH digital humanities and media project grant request deadline
  • Mid January to Mid February. Section/departmental nomination letters due for UConn-sponsored graduate fellowships: Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Giolas-Harriott Fellowship Program; Vice Provost for Graduate Education Crandall-Cordero Fellowship Program; Outstanding Scholars Program.
  • January 25, Deadline ACLS Digital Humanities Extension Application (9:00 pm)


  • February 1, Deadline for UCHI fellowship applications  (NEW DEADLINE THIS YEAR)
  • February 1, Graduate applications due to be eligible for fellowship consideration
  • February 6, Faculty Meeting
  • February 13, LCL Colloquia Series: Roger Travis
  • Review of graduate applications
  • February 23, Fall schedule officially submitted (classroom requests must also be submitted at this time)
  • February 28, Summer Study Abroad applications must be completed


  • March 6, Faculty Meeting
  • March 8, Study Abroad Applications due
  • March 13, LCL Colloquia Series: Manuela Wagner
  • Book Orders (end of third week of March, typically the Friday before registration opens)
  • March 25, Undergraduate Registration opens for Fall semester


  • Order gowns for commencement ceremonies
  • April 3, Faculty Meeting
  • April 10: LCL Colloquia Series: Andrea Celli
  • April 10, Deadline NEH Individual Fellowship Application
  • April 15 national graduate student acceptance deadline
  • Merit report due, third week in April
  • Board of Trustees and approve T&P officially
  • April 25, Graduate Award Ceremony and departmental party
  • April 26: Last day to defend a master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation for conferral of Spring 2016 degree
  • May 3, Undergraduate Ceremony


  • May 3, Undergraduate Ceremony
  • End of first week of May — — Commencement weekend
  • Second Week in May– – Provost’s Report due
  • Deadline for Diversity and Equity Training online
  • May 15, deadline for submitting final grades