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              Fall 2017                                                Spring 2018

All materials are due to the Graduate Studies Office - 223 Graff Main Hall (*unless otherwise noted) by 4:00 P.M. on the date indicated below.

Date Task/Event
Last business day in July Recommended initial submission date for theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements that require approval by the Graduate Studies Office (for Summer graduation).
Friday, September 08 Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds application deadline.
Friday, September 15 Graduate Faculty Membership (new & renewals)application deadline. Due in the Dean's Office.
Friday, September 29 Graduate Faculty Membership applications approved by the Deans due in the Graduate Studies Office.

Friday, October 13

Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant proposals deadline (may be submitted by email).
Friday, December 01 Recommended initial submission date for theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements which require approval by the Graduate Studies Office (for December graduation).
Friday, December 01 Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant deadline for submission of final report.
Friday, December 08 Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds application deadline.

*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 08
Friday, September 22
Friday, October 06
Friday, October 20
Friday, November 03 (meeting in Rm 303 Graff)
Friday, November 17
Friday, December 01

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 13 by 4:00 p.m.

Graduate Student Travel Funds
Applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, September 08, 2017 Early October
Friday, December 10, 2017 Early January

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

All materials are due to the Graduate Studies Office - 223 Graff Main Hall (*unless otherwise noted) by 4:00 P.M. on the date indicated below.

Date Task/Event
Friday, February 09 Graduate Faculty Membership (new and renewals) application deadline. Due to the Dean's Office.
Friday, February 09 Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant proposal deadline (may be sumitted via email). 
Friday, February 23 Faculty nominations for Graduate Student Academic Achievement Awards due in Deans' Offices by 4:00 p.m.
Friday, February 23 Faculty nominations for Graduate Thesis Awards due in the Graduate Studies Office.

Friday, February 23

Graduate Faculty Membership applications approved by Deans due in the Graduate Studies Office.

Friday, March 9

Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds application deadline.
Friday, March 23 Poster Funds application deadline.
Friday, March 23 Graduate Student Academic Achievement Nominations/Awards from the colleges due in the Office of University Graduate Studies. 
Friday, April 27 Recommened initial submission date of theses and projects/papers or other culmination requirements which require approval by the Graduate Studies Office (for May graduation).
Friday, April 27 Graduate Student Research, Service and Educational Leadership Grant deadline for submission of final report.
Friday, May 11 Graduate Student Professional Travel Funds application deadline.

*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 2
Friday, February 16
Friday, March 2
Friday, March 23
Friday, April 6 
Friday, April 20
Friday, May 4

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 9 by 4:00 p.m.

Graduate Student Travel Funds
Applications due: Expected decision date:
Friday, March 9 Early April
Friday, May 13 Early June

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