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Important Dates & Deadlines for Programs

AUGUST 2018

August 23-24 International Graduate Student Orientation
August 26-27 Graduate Student of Color Orientation
August 28 All New Student Orientation

SEPTEMBER 2018

September 1 Online application opens
September 12
Fulbright Fellowship initial application (internal) deadline at 4:30 pm
September 20-22 Fulbright campus interview
September 23 Graduate Community Fellows application deadline
September 29 Brown final submission deadline (internal) for Fulbright Fellowship at 4:30 pm
September 30 End of period for updating prior term student progress evaluations via GSIM
September 30 Begin entering projected student appointment for the academic year through October 19 via GSIM

OCTOBER 2018

October TBA Graduate School Meeting with Chairs, DGSs, and Program Administrators
October 10 Effective Performance applications 
October 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the spring semester)
October 19 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)
October 28-29 Fall Preview Day

NOVEMBER 2018

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 12 Application deadline for Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) Program 
November 12 Horace Mann Medal nominations due

November 13* Spring term bills generated

DECEMBER 2018

December 3 Global Mobility Research Fellowships for Summer 2019 applications due.

WINTERSESSION 2019

January 2 Wintersession begins
January 18 Wintersession ends  

JANUARY 2019

January 1 Spring term bill due date
January TBD 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 23 Effective Performance application deadline
January 30 Brown/Wheaton Faculty Fellowship application deadline
January 30 Deadline for program nominations and for student applications for Deans' Faculty Fellowships
January 30 Deadline for students to submit Interdisciplinary Opportunity program applications to Graduate School
January 30 Nominations due for named fellowships at 5 pm (including the Presidential Fellowship) for incoming doctoral students
January 30 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the summer 

FEBRUARY 2019

February 1 Deadline for changing progress evaluations that have already been submitted for the Spring term
February 8
 Open Graduate Education application deadline
February 15 Brown-Tougaloo Partnership Faculty Fellows Program application deadline (to teach during the fall semester)
February 19 Deans' Faculty Fellowships and Interdisciplinary Opportunity selections announced
February 25 Deadline for rising sixth-year students to submit DCPs to their programs
February 26 4th Annual Master's Fair for Brown Undergraduates
February 28 Application deadline for Joukowsky Summer Research Award 

MARCH 2019

March 8 Program submits DEP materials to Graduate School
March 8 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
March 18 Super Monday
March 31 Summer appointments and departmental funding due to the Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's)

APRIL 2019

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

April 15 CGS-set deadline on offer notification (by receipt date)

MAY 2019

May 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
May 1 Thesis and dissertation submission deadline
May 1 Deadline for student to submit Application to Graduate via Banner and confirm participation in Commencement
May 16 Bills for summer-start programs, such as UEP and MAT are generated (aid entered before this date will be reflected)
May 16 Fall appointments and departmental funding due to the Graduate School via GSIM (doctoral and master's)
May 26 Graduate School Commencement rehearsal and reception
May 27 Commencement
May 31 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of the fall semester
May 31 Deadline for submitting Spring progress evaluations 

SUMMER 2019

JUNE 2019

June 2 GSIM: on-going data entry for advisors, progress evaluations, and milestones
June 10 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 15* Fall term bills generated
June 30 Deadline for programs to communicate change in chair and DGS for next academic year
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)

AUGUST 2019

August 1 Fall term bill due date
August 21 Deadline to notify student of potential for removal from program before the start of spring semester
August 22-23 International Graduate Student Orientation
August 25-26 Graduate Student of Color Orientation
August 27 All New Student Orientation

*Tentative date