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Important Dates & Deadlines for Programs

SEPTEMBER 2014

September 1 Online application opens
September 17 
Fulbright Fellowship initial application (internal) deadline at 4:00 pm
September 25 Fulbright campus interview 
September 30 Graduate School Meeting with Chairs and DGSs at 4 pm in Smith Buonanno 106

OCTOBER

October 1 Student evaluations and appointment projections via GSIM:

  • End of period for updating prior term progress evaluations
  • Begin entering projected appointments for 2012-2013 through October 15

October 5 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm
October 14 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean John Tyler at 4 pm (internal deadline)
October 14 Fulbright Fellowship national application deadline
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the spring semester)
October 29 Horace Mann Medal nominations to Graduate_Dean@brown.edu
October 31
Deadline for program applications for new proctorships for Semester II
October New User Orientation for CollegeNET Admission System (date to come); One-on-one meetings to configure online application software, as requested

NOVEMBER

November 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the spring. November 1 Deadline for students on medical leave to submit materials for readmission, for spring semester, to the Office of Student Life.
November 14 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program
November 15 Spring term appointments due to Graduate School via electronic system
November 14* Spring term bills generated
November 25* Presidential Management Fellows Program application deadline (external)

JANUARY 2015

January 1 Spring term bill due date
January 12 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in May (Registrar's requirement)
January 30 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the summer
January 30 Nominations due for named fellowships for incoming doctoral students

FEBRUARY

TBD Graduate School Meeting with Chairs and DGSs
February 13 Open Graduate Education deadline
February 13 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 28 Application deadline for Joukowsky Summer Research Award. 

MARCH

March 13* Dissertation Completion Proposals Due by 5 PM (The deadline has been the close of business on the second Friday of March; it is currently under review and may be modified.)
March 16* Super Monday
March 31 Summer appointments due to the Graduate School
March 31 Program applications due for new Semester I Proctorships

APRIL

April 1 Nominations due for:

April 15 CGS-set deadline on offer notification (by receipt date)

MAY

May 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the fall.
May 1 Deadline for students on medical leave to submit materials for readmission, for fall semester, to the Office of Student Life.
May 1
Deadline for each program to:

  • Communicate change in chair and DGS for next academic year
  • Set online application deadline cutoff for next admission cycle
  • Request other application changes (e.g., requirements or program-specific
    questions)

May 1 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline
May 1 Deadline for student to submit Application to Graduate via Banner (Registrar's requirement)
May 1 Deadline for graduate students to register to participate in Commencement (Graduate School requirement)
May 15*
Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May 23 Graduate School Commencement rehearsal and reception
May 24 Commencement
May 29 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the fall semester
May 29 Fall appointments due to the Graduate School

JUNE

June 2 GSIM: on-going data entry for advisors, progress evaluations, and milestones
June 15* 
Fall term bills generated
June 30 GSIM Appointment Management closed for changes for fiscal year end. 

SUMMER 2014

JULY

Via GSIM:

  • Add and/or update progress evaluations in the current term with prior term performance through October 1
  • Update of milestones
  • Update advisors (current and prospective terms)

AUGUST

August 1* Fall term bill due date
August 21 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of spring semester

*Tentative date