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Important Dates & Deadlines for Students


August 21-22 International New Student Orientation
August 29 New Student Orientation


September 15 Fulbright Fellowship initial application deadline (internal) at 4:30 pm
September 25 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 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)


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
November 14 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program 
November 14*
Spring term bills generated
November 25* Presidental Management Fellows Program application deadline (external)


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 for rising sixth year students to submit DCPs to their programs and rising seventh-year students to submit DEPs to their programs
January 30 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 30 Deadline for programs to nominate students for Deans’ Faculty Fellowship


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


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 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


June 15* Fall term bills generated

*Tentative date