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Important Dates & Deadlines for Students


August 27-28 International New Student Orientation


September 4 New Student Orientation
September 14 
Fulbright Fellowship initial application deadline (internal) at 4:30 pm
September 24 Fulbright campus interview


October 1 Programs enter student evaluations and appointment projections via GSIM:

  • End of period for updating prior term progress evaluations
  • Begin entering projected appointments for 2015-2016 through October 15

October 4 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the spring semester)
October 26 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean John Tyler at 4 pm (internal deadline) 
October 30 Horace Mann Medal nominations to 


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 13 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program 
November 13*
Spring term bills generated


January 1 Spring term bill due date
January 11 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in May (Registrar's requirement)
January 15 Deadline for program to issue written evaluations to 5th-year students, clearly indicating whether or not program will support 6th-year funding
January 29 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 29 Deadline for program nominations and for student applications for Deans’ Faculty Fellowship
January 29 Interdisciplinary Opportunity program application deadline 


February 12 Open Graduate Education application deadline
February 12 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 19 Deadline for announcing Deans' Faculty Fellowships and Interdisciplinary Opportunity selections
February 26 Deadline for rising sixth-year students to submit DCPs to their programs
February 29
 Application deadline for Joukowsky Summer Research Award 


March 11 Deadline for DEP applications for students who will be beyond the sixth year
March 11 
Program notifies Graduate School of sixth-year funding match option commitment and submits complete DCPs to the Graduate School 
March 18 Graduate School to notify students of sixth-year funding  


April 1 Nominations due for Faculty Mentoring and Advising Award


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 2 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline
May 2 Deadline for graduate students to register to participate in Commencement (Graduate School requirement)
May 2 Deadline for students to submit Application to Graduate via Banner (Registrar's requirement)
May 16 Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May 28 Graduate School Commencement rehearsal and reception
May 29 Commencement


June 15* Fall term bills generated

*Tentative date