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All materials are due to the Office of University Graduate Studies (223 Graff Main Hall) by 2:00 P.M. on the date indicated below
Date Task/Event
Last business day in July Deadline for submission of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the office of Graduate Studies (Summer Graduation).
Friday, September 09 Application for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies
Friday, September 16 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, September 30 Deadline for Graduate Faculty Membership Applications due in the Office of University Graduate Studies

Friday, October 14

Deadline for Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant proposals due by email to the Office of University Graduate Studies
Friday, November 18 Deadline for submission of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the Office of University Graduate Studies (if the intention is to participate in December Commencement).
Friday, November 18 Deadline for submission of final report for Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership grant
Friday, December 09 Applications for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies

*NOTE: Refer to the official semester timetable of classes 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 meets in 325 Graff Main Hall at 10 a.m.
Meeting Dates
Friday, September 09
Friday, September 23
Friday, October 07
Friday, October 21
Friday, November 04 (meeting in Rm 303 Graff)
Friday, November 18
Friday, December 02

Agenda items for the Graduate Council must be submitted to the Office of University Graduate Studies, 223 Graff Main Hall, by 2:00 p.m. on the Friday before the next scheduled meeting.

 Graduate Student Research Service and Educational Leadership Grant Program
Proposals Due: Friday, October 07 by 2:00 p.m.

Graduate Student Travel Funds
Applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, September 09, 2016 Early October
Friday, December 09, 2016 Early January

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

IRB office location: 223 Graff Hall, 785-8124

Research Protocols from Campus Based Programs

(1)   Research protocols for IRB review and approval must be submitted (electronically as one continuous document). 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” and “exempt” will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and a decision made within 3 weeks or so following their receipt.

The IRB Committee is scheduled to 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 IRB Committee.

Protocol Submission Deadlines (Full review) IRB Meetings
September 16 September 23
October 14 October 21
November 11 November 18

All materials are due to the Office of University Graduate Studies (223 Graff Main Hall) by 2:00 P.M. on the date indicated below
Date Task/Event
Friday, February 10 Graduate Faculty Membership (new and renewals). Applications due in the Office of the Dean of your college.  Application materials are available on the Graduate Faculty Resources webpage.
Friday, February 10 Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant proposals due 
Friday, February 24 Graduate Student Academic Achievement Nominations/Awards due in Deans' Offices by 4:00 p.m.
Friday, February 24 Graduate Thesis Nominations/Awards nominations due in the Office of University Graduate Studies 

Friday, February 24

Graduate Faculty Membership Applications due in the Office of University Graduate Studies. Application materials are available on the Graduate Faculty Resources webpage.

Friday, March 10

Applications for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies 
Friday, March 10 Applications for Poster funds($50.00) due in the Office University Graduate Studies
Friday, March 24 Graduate Student Academic Achievement Nominations/Awards from the colleges due in the Office of University Graduate Studies 
Friday, April 28 Deadline for submission of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the Office of University Graduate Studies (if the intention is to participate in May Commencement).
Friday, April 28 Deadline for submission of final report for Graduate Student  Research, Service and Educational Leadership grant
Friday, May 12 Applications for Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds due in the Office of University Graduate Studies 

*NOTE: Refer to the official semester timetable of classes 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 meets in 325 Graff Main Hall at 10 a.m.
Meeting Dates
Friday, February 3
Friday, February 17
Friday, March 3
Friday, March 24
Friday, April 7 (moved to rm 3130 Union)
Friday, April 21
Friday, May 5

Agenda items for the Graduate Council must be submitted to the Office of University Graduate Studies, 223 Graff Main Hall, by 2:00 p.m. on the Friday before the next scheduled meeting.

 Graduate Student Research Service and Educational Leadership Grant Program
Proposals Due: Friday, February 10 by 2:00 p.m.

Graduate Student Travel Funds
Applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, March 10 Early April
Friday, May 12 Early June

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

IRB office location: 223 Graff Hall, 785-8124

Research Protocols from Campus Based Programs

(1)   Research protocols for IRB review and approval must be submitted (electronically as one continuous document). 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” and “exempt” will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and a decision made within 3 weeks or so following their receipt.

The IRB Committee is scheduled to 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 IRB Committee.

Protocol Submission Deadlines (Full review) IRB Meetings
February 20 February 24
March 20 March 24
April 17 April 21