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Important Dates & Deadlines for Programs

JULY 2020

July 10 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in October (Registrar's requirement)
July 1 Summer term bill due date

AUGUST 2020

August 1 Fall term bill due date 
June 25, July 30 & August 20 Graduate Student of Color Orientation
August 25-27 
International Graduate Student Orientation
August 31 - September 2 All-Student Orientation

SEPTEMBER 2020

September TBA Online applications open
September 4 End of period for updating prior term student progress evaluations via GSIM
September 4 Fulbright Fellowship initial application deadline (internal) at 4:30 pm
September 11 Deadline for October graduates to submit the Application to Graduate via Banner
September 16 Graduate Community Fellows application deadline

September 14-25 Fulbright campus interviews

OCTOBER 2020

October 3 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in February (Registrar's requirement)
October 8 Masters Admissions meeting for the Social and Physical Sciences Chairs and DGSs
October 13 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm

October - November
 Ongoing Graduate School meetings with Chairs, DGSs, and Program Administrators
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the spring semester)
October 16 Fall Preview Day
October 18 Spring term appointments and departmental funding due to Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's students)
October 26 DAAD applications due to Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at 4 pm (internal deadline)

NOVEMBER 2020

November 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the spring and to submit materials for readmission
November 3 United States Presidential Election Date. No University exercises.

November 13 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program 

November 15* Spring term bills generated (see Bursar website)
November 16 Division meeting for Humanities and Social Sciences (doctoral programs)
November 19 Division meeting for Life and Physical Sciences (doctoral programs)

JANUARY 2021

January 1 Spring term bill due date
January 15 Deadline for February graduates to submit the Application to Graduate via Banner
January 15 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline for February graduates
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 15 Deadline to submit student progress evaluations via GSIM for Spring term
January 15 Effective Performance application deadline
January 18 Deadline for program to issue written evaluations to 5th-year students, clearly indicating whether or not program will support 6th-year funding
January 20 Banner-based Application to Graduate open to students who expect to complete in May (Registrar's requirement)
January 21 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the summer 

January 29 Nominations due for named fellowships at 5 pm (including the Presidential Fellowship) for incoming doctoral students

January 29 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 29 Deadline for program nominations and for student applications for Deans' Faculty Fellowships
January 29 Deadline for students to submit Interdisciplinary Opportunity program applications to Graduate School

FEBRUARY 2021

February 1 Faculty Mentoring and Advising Award and 
February 1 Deadline for changing progress evaluations that have already been submitted for the Spring term
February 10 Diversity Fellowship nomination deadline
February 12
 Open Graduate Education application deadline
February 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 26 Deadline for rising sixth-year students to submit DCPs to their programs

MARCH 2021

March 1 Nominations due for master's and doctoral awards presented at Commencement

March 8 Deadline for DCP applications (submit through UFunds
March 8 Deadline for DEP applications (submit through UFunds) for students who will be beyond the sixth year (can also be submitted after this date to be reviewed on a rolling basis)
March 9 Division meeting for Humanities and Social Sciences (doctoral programs)
March 11 Division meeting for Life and Physical Sciences (doctoral programs)

March 15 Super Monday
March TBA Annual Program Meeting for Life and Physical Sciences Chairs, DGSs and Program Administrators

APRIL 2021

April 1 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline for May graduates
April 1
 Deadline for May graduates to submit the Application to Graduate via Banner
April 1
 Deadline for October, February and May graduates to confirm participation in Commencement activities
April 15
CGS-set deadline on offer notification (by receipt date)
April 17 Summer appointments and departmental funding due to the Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's)

MAY 2021

May 1 Deadline for students on leave to notify the Graduate School of a desire to return in the fall and to submit materials for readmission
May 2 Commencement
May 7 Deadline for submitting Spring progress evaluations via GSIM for Summer term

May TBD Fall appointments and departmental funding due to the Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's)
May 16* Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May TBA Global Mobility Research Fellowships
May 31 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the fall semester

SUMMER 2021

JUNE 2021

June 1* Summer term bills generated (see Bursar website)
June 5 Deadline for each program to set online application deadline cutoff for next admission cycler and request application changes (e.g., requirements or program-specific questions)
June 20* Fall term bills generated (see Bursar website)
June 25 Deadline for programs to communicate change in chair and DGS for next academic year
June 26 Fall appointments and departmental funding due to the Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's)
June 30 GSIM Appointment Management closed for changes for fiscal year end. Via GSIM: 1) Add and/or update progress evaluations in the current term with prior term performance 2) Update of milestones 3) Update advisors (current and prospective terms)

JULY 2021

July 1 Summer term bill due date

AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2021

*August 25-27 International Orientation
*August 29-30 Student of Color Orientation
*August 31 All Student Orientation

*Tentative date