Graduate Studies and IRB Dates & Deadlines*Spring SEMESTER 2014

**All materials are due to the Office of Graduate Studies (room 220 Morris Hall) by 4:00 P.M. on the date indicated below**

Date Task/Event
Friday, February 14 Graduate Faculty Membership applications due in the Office of the Dean of your college.  Application materials are available on the Graduate Faculty Resources webpage.
Friday, February 14 Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant (RSEL) proposals due
Friday, February 28 Graduate Student Academic Achievement Nominations/Awards due in Deans' Offices by 4:00 p.m.
Friday, February 28

Graduate Thesis Nominations/Awards nominations due in the Office of University Graduate Studies

Friday, February 28 Graduate Faculty Membership Applications due in the Office of University Graduate Studies. Application materials are available on the Graduate Faculty Resources webpage.
Friday, March 14 Applications for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies
Friday, March 14 Applications for Poster funds($50.00) due in the Office University Graduate Studies
Friday, March 28 Graduate Student Academic Achievement Nominations/Awards from the colleges due in the Office of University Graduate Studies
Friday, April 25 Deadline for submission of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the office of Graduate Studies (if the intention is to participate in May Commencement).
Friday, April 25 Deadline for submission of final report for Graduate Student  Research, Service and Educational Leadership grant
Friday, May 9 Applications for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies
Thursday, July 31 Deadline for submission of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the office of Graduate Studies (Summer Graduation).

*NOTE: Refer to the official semester timetable of classes (www.uwlax.edu/StudentLife/returning-adult.htm) for more dates and deadlines regarding classes, drop/add, and other registration items. Contact your graduate program director/advisor if you have questions.

 


Graduate Council (Meeting dates are subject to change) (Meetings on the following dates in 325 Graff Main Hall at 10:00 a.m.) However, the schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the Graduate Council.

Friday, February 7

Friday, February 21

Friday, March 7

Friday, March 28

Friday, April 11(will be held in room 303 Graff)

Friday, April 25

Friday, May 9 (if needed)

 

Agenda items for the Graduate Council must be submitted to the Office of University Graduate Studies, 220 Morris Hall, by 4:00 p.m. no later than the Friday before the next scheduled meeting.


Graduate Student Research Service and Educational Grant Program

Proposals due: Friday, February 14, 2014 (due by 4:00 p.m.)

Graduate Student Travel Funds 

Applications due:
Expected decision date:
Friday, March 14, 2014 Early April
Friday, May 9, 2014 Early June

Applications received after the due date will be considered in the next cycle of funding.


Institutional Review Board (IRB office location: 220 Morris Hall, phone 785-8124) -- Spring semester 2014

Research Protocols from Campus Based Programs

(1) Full research protocols for IRB review and approval must be submitted (electronically as one continuous document) by 4:00 p.m. on the due dates listed below. Please send electronically to irb@uwlax.edu. Full protocols submitted by the deadlines are expected to be reviewed in the next IRB meeting noted below.

(2) Research protocols deemed to be "expedited" or "exempt" will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and a decision made within 3 weeks or so following their receipt.

The IRB will meet on the following dates in 325 Graff Main Hall at 8:45 a.m. However, the schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the IRB Committee.

Protocol Submission Deadlines IRB Meetings

February 7

February 14

February 28

March 7

April 4

April 11(will be held in room 303 Graff)