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Important Dates & Deadlines for Students

AUGUST

August 27-28 International New Student Orientation

SEPTEMBER

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

OCTOBER

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 20 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean John Tyler at 4 pm (internal deadline) 

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 6 Horace Mann Medal nominations to Graduate_Dean@brown.edu
November 13 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program 
November 13*
Spring term bills generated

JANUARY 2015

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 29 Deadline for rising sixth year students to submit DCPs to their programs and rising seventh-year students to submit DEPs to their programs
January 29 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 29 Deadline for programs to nominate students for Deans’ Faculty Fellowship

FEBRUARY

February 12 Open Graduate Education deadline
February 12 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 29 Application deadline for Joukowsky Summer Research Award 

MARCH

March 11 Program notifies Graduate School and Students of sixth-year funding match option commitment

APRIL

April 1 Nominations due for Faculty Mentoring and Advising Award

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 2 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline
May 2 Deadline for graduate students to register to participate in Commencement (Graduate School requirement)
May 6 Deadline for student 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

June 15* Fall term bills generated

*Tentative date