2015-16 ARAH Departmental Grad Calendar

Aug 18     Orientation for all new graduate students Newcomb Hall Ballroom

Aug 21     ARAH graduate student orientation and reception 3-5 pm, Fayerweather Lounge

Sept        Arrange language exams and set date with Paul Barolsky

Sept 4     Nomination request form (PDF) due back to the DGS in which students rank the fellowships for which they would like departmental nominations, following consultation and approval by their advisor

Sept 15    Deadline for submissions for first Graduate Committee meeting (Qualifying papers, PhD exam fields approval, PhD prospectus first or final drafts)

Sept 30     Last day to apply to graduate in December

Oct-Nov    Many major nominated fellowship applications are due: CASVA (Nov. 15), Kress (Nov. 30), etc.

Nov 2        Spring course enrollment begins via SIS

Nov 15      Doctoral/Thesis Completion Petition due for Spring 2016

Nov 15      Off-grounds enrollment requests due for Spring 2016

Nov 30      Deadline for PhD application submissions to the GSAS online system (Dissertation title, final exam form, Survey of Earned Doctorates & upload thesis to LIBRA)

Dec 1       Second Graduate Committee deadline for submissions (Qualifying papers, PhD exam fields approval, PhD prospectus first or final drafts)

Dec 1       Enrollment deadline for returning students

Jan 20      Third Graduate Committee deadline for submissions (Qualifying papers, PhD exam fields approval, PhD prospectus first or final drafts)

Jan 30       Last day to apply to graduate in May

Mar 14      Deadline for submitting an unsigned copy of the thesis or dissertation title page to departments for May degree

Mar 15       Teaching and Research plans due to DGS

Mar 30       Fall semester enrollment begins via SIS for returning graduate students

Apr 15       Fourth and final Graduate Committee deadline for submissions (Qualifying papers, PhD exam fields approval, PhD prospectus first or final drafts)

Apr 15       Off-grounds enrollment requests due for Summer 2016

Apr 30       Deadline for submitting all May graduation materials to the Graduate School (Final exam form, Survey of Earned Doctorates & upload thesis to LIBRA)

May 21-22  Final Exercises

Jun 30        Last day to apply to graduate in August

Jul 15         Doctoral/Thesis Completion Petition due for Fall 2016

Jul 15         Off-grounds enrollment requests due for Fall 2016

Jul 31         Deadline for submitting all August graduation materials to the Graduate School (Dissertation title, final exam form, Survey of Earned Doctorates & upload thesis to LIBRA)

Aug 15      Summer Graduate Committee deadline (as needed)