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Important Dates & Deadlines for Students


August 23 International New Student Orientation
August 30 New Student Orientation


September 17 Fulbright Fellowship initial application deadline (internal) at 4:30 pm
September 28 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 2013-2014 through October 15

October 8 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm
October 11 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean John Tyler at 4 pm (internal deadline)
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline
October 15 Fulbright Fellowship national application deadline
October 21 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. Deadline for students on medical leave to submit materials for readmission, for spring semester, to the Office of Student Life. November 15* Spring term bills generated
November 25* Presidental Management Fellows Program application deadline (external)
November 27 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program


January 1 Spring term bill due date
January 13 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in May (Registrar's requirement)


February 14 Open Graduate Education deadline


March 14 Dissertation Completion Proposals due by 5 pm (Close of business on the second Friday of March)


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. Deadline for students on medical leave to submit materials for readmission, for fall semester, to the Office of Student Life.
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 16* Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May 24 Graduate School Commencement rehearsal and reception
May 25 Commencement


June 15* Fall term bills generated

*Tentative date