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)


  • Friday, September 8, Spring schedule due (classroom requests must also be
  • submitted)
  • Monday September 18, Last day to submit Incomplete or Absence grades
  • September 20, Faculty Meeting
  • September 28, Deadline ACLS Collaborative Research Application
  • September 28, Deadline ACLS Fellowship Application


  • October 1, Open House
  • October 2, Study Abroad Applications due
  • October 11, Fulbright application deadline
  • October 11, major fair Rome Ballroom 4:00-6:00
  • October 11, LCL Colloquia Series: Susan Einbinder
  • October 18, Faculty Meeting
  • 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 27, LANGSA conference
  • October 29, Second Open House


  • November 2, Deadline ACLS African Humanities Program (9:00 pm)
  • November 8, Deadline ACLS Comparative Chinese Cultures Program  (9:00 pm)
  • November 15, Faculty Meeting
  • Friday prior to Thanksgiving Dean convey results of TPR cases reviewed by Dean’s Advisory Council
  • November 29, LCL Colloquia Series: Katharina von Hammerstein


  • 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 7, LCL Colloquia Series: Valérie Saugéra
  • Review of graduate applications
  • February 21, Faculty Meeting
  • February 23, Fall schedule officially submitted (classroom requests must also be submitted at this time)


  • March 7, LCL Colloquia Series: Andrea Celli
  • March 8, Study Abroad Applications due
  • Book Orders (end of third week of March, typically the Friday before registration opens)
  • March 19, Undergraduate Registration opens for Fall semester
  • March 21, Faculty Meeting


  • Order gowns for commencement ceremonies
  • April 11, Deadline NEH Individual Fellowship Application
  • April 11, Faculty Meeting
  • April 15 national graduate student acceptance deadline
  • Merit report due, third week in April
  • Board of Trustees and approve T&P officially
  • April 19, Graduate Award Ceremony and departmental party
  • April 20: Last day to defend a master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation for conferral of Spring 2016 degree
  • April 27, 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 8, deadline for submitting final grades